Pocket Atlas of Dental Radiology

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In this age of highly specialized medical imaging, an examination of the teeth and alveolar bone is almost unthinkable without the use of radiographs. This highly informative and easy-to-read book with a collection of 798 radiographs, tables, and photos provides a myriad of problem-solving tips concerning the fundamentals of radiographic techniques, quality assurance, image processing, radiographic anatomy, and radiographic diagnosis. Information is easy to find, enabling the reader to literally get a grasp of essential new knowledge in next to no time. The dental practice team now has a pocket consultant at its fingertips, providing practical ways to incorporate new techniques into daily practice.

A fine-tuned didactic concept:Each topical concept is printed compactly on a double-page spreadOn the left: concise and highly instructive textOn the right: informative, high-quality illustrations

Main topics include:

  • Examination strategies, radiation protection, quality assurance
  • Conventional and digital radiographic techniques
  • Radiographic anatomy: The problems of object localization and how to solve them
  • Recent research with conventional radiography, CT, MRI, etc.
  • Normal variations and pathologic conditions as viewed with the various imaging techniques
  • A concise and up-to-date presentation of modern dental radiology
 

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Contents

Additional Programs for Standard Panoramic Radiography 24
6
Tooth and Jaw Development as Depicted in Panoramic Radiographs 36
10
Depicting the Third Molars 52
71
Occlusal Radiographs 58
77
Technical Errors that Reduce the Quality of Intraoral Periapical Radiographs 66
3
Posteroanterior Skull Projection Overview 82
14
Waters Projection Posteroanterior 88
19
Lateral Cephalometric Radiograph Facial Skeleton 94
6
Marginal Periodontal Diseases 186
186
Apical Periodontal Pathology
196
Sequestration and Osteoradionecrosis 206
206
DentogenicRhinogenic Infections 214
214
Primary Arthropathies 220
220
Secondary Arthropathies 232
232
Classification of Cysts 238
238
Developmental Induced Nonodontogenic Cysts
246

Axial Maxillary CT Radiographic Anatomy 100
9
Functional Principles and Structure Signals 108
4
Localization Using Panoramic Radiographs 110
4
Localization by Changing the Projection Direction of the Central Ray 118
17
Radiographic Technique Radiographic Anatomy 124
179
Film Processing Errors 130
187
Digital Image Processing 136
206
Radiation Exposure of the Patient 142
217
Radiographic Pathology
220
Malformations of the Jaws 148
223
Odontodysplasias 154
232
Regressive Alterations Resorptions 162
241
Dental Calculus Concrements 166
249
Ameloblastoma 254
254
Calcifying Epithelial Odontogenic Tumor 260
260
CementoOsseous Dysplasias 268
Giant Cell Granuloma 274
Osteochondroma 282
Exostosis Gardner Syndrome Paget Disease of Bone 290
Carcinoma Sarcoma 296
Tooth and Jaw Fractures 302
Foreign Bodies and Forensically Important Radiographic Procedures 314
Further Reading and Medical Historical Literature 325
Cementoblastoma 270
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Department of Periodontology, Institute of Dental and Oral Medicine, Goettingen, Germany

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