Textbook of Dental Radiology

by Pramod John R

This book on “Textbook of Dental Radiology” is comprehensively designed for students covering all aspects of dental radiology. This book provides essential knowledge about the importance of radiology for dental and medical practitioners. It contains twenty-eight different chapters written in conformity for both post graduate and under graduate students who are studying radiology, dentistry and medicine. History of radiation, radiation physics, radiation biology, hazards of radiation and radiation protection are explained in detail. It discusses about the entire characteristics of radiography which is employed in dental studies. Intraoral films, extraoral films and duplicating films are different types of films used in the dental radiology. Visual and geometric characteristics of dental X-ray image are described in this book. Different radiographic techniques like extraoral radiography, panoramic radiography, localization technique and intraoral radiographs are discussed. Each dental related disease has unique radiographic features. Radiographic features for dental caries, periodontal disease, traumatic injuries, systemic diseases, temporo mandibular joint disorders and maxillary sinus diseases are explained along with photographs for better understanding.

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Book Detail

Author
1. R Pramod John
Author's Affiliation
1. Amrita School of Dentistry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (A Constituent Institution of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeeth— A Deemed University), Cochin, Kerala State
Amrita School of Dentistry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research (A Constituent Institution of Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham–A Deemed University) Kochi, Kerala, India
Amrita College of Dentistry, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Kochi, Kerala, India
ISBN
9789350250792
Speciality
Oral and Maxillofacial Medicine and Radiology
DOI
10.5005/jp/books/11398
Edition
2/e
Publishing Year
2011
Pages
283
Book Type
Textbook

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