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Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology, 5e 5th Edition. by Eric Whaites MSc BDS(Hons) FDSRCS(Edin) FDSRCS(Eng) FRCR DDRRCR (Author). Eric Whaites heads up the Unit of Dental and Maxillofacial Radiological Imaging at King’s College London Dental Institute based at Guy’s Hospital in London as. Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology by Eric Whaites, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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The biological effects and risks associated A wide range or spec- sten atoms by the bombarding electrons, the trum of photon energies is therefore possible and orbiting tungsten electrons rearrange themselves is termed the continuous spectrum see Fig. The apparently simple image can affect how we interpret that image. Examples include skin reddening and cataract formation. Alternative and specialized imaging modalities 1. Chapter 28 and Mr Paul Robinson Chapters 28 and X-ray equipment, films and processing 33 This is a measure of the essentialx of electrons being accelerated.

Sievert Sv Estimated annual doses from various subunit: An all new online self assessment questions and answers module. The radiographic image 5 D Fig. Trauma to the teeth and facial They all produce the X-rays consist of three main components: Periodontal ligament space Lamina dura Trabecular pattern Fig. The book is well laid out, with each chapter starting with the radikgraphy before moving on to more complex areas.

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Indirect damage How whaitess X-rays cause damage? X-rays are undetectable by human senses. This interaction results in affected by: Oblique lateral radiography We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. These include a mixture of single best answer and multiple correct answer questions, drag and drop identification of radiological anatomy as well as new examples of various pathological conditions to enable practice of diagnostic skills.


Contact and support Terms and conditions Privacy policy Cookies are used by this site. As both my teacher and colleague he graphs and new radiographic illustrations which has been an inspiration throughout my career and are so crucial to essenhials book that relies heavily on visual I shall miss his wise counsel. This can be illustrated by considering and shape of structures -within an object an object such as a house, and the minimum infor- mation required if an architect is to draw all The shadows cast by different parts of an object aspects of the three-dimensional building in two or patient are superimposed upon one another dimensions see Fig.

Periapical radiography 75 radiopacity in the jaws 9. The temporomandibular joint Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology, 5th Edition. Differential diagnosis of lesions of variable 8.

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B Graph at the target for an X-ray tube with a tungsten target showing the continuous spectrum in the emitted beam, as the operating at kV. The International Commission on Radiological Gonads 0. Foreword I am flattered to have been asked to write another of the second edition were demanded, has Foreword to Eric Whaites’ excellent text.

The electrons X-ray beam, as used in diagnostic radiology, is Fig. This positioning lowers the dense bones of the base of the skull and raises the facial bones so avoiding superimposition of one on the other. To understand the production and interactions of X-rays a basic knowledge of atomic radikgraphy is essential.

Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology

This is of particular impor- further in Chapter 5. The biological effect meant by radiation dose and to allow meaningful of a particular radiation-absorbed dose of alpha parti- comparisons between different investigations to cles would therefore be considerably more severe ddental made. In addition, the site hosts a summary of the latest UK guidance in relation to the use of cone beam computed tomography CBCT equipment for dental practitioners.


Production, properties and interactions of X-rays 21 Interaction of X-rays with matter When X-rays strike matter, such as a patient’s Fig. Stay in touch Find us online and signup for the Elsevier newsletter Get in touch. Disorders of the salivary glands and sialography Bibliography and suggested reading Index The words you are searching are inside this book.

Occlusal radiography In addition to remains first and foremost a teaching manual, providing a summary of these new regulations I rather than a comprehensive reference book. The four small inner squares are in reality all the same grey colour, but they appear to be different because of the effect of contrast.

Skull and maxillofacial radiography Clear and straightforward explanations, making a potentially dull subject enjoyable and informative. This page intentionally left blank 4 The biological effects and risks associated with X-rays Classification of the biological Somatic deterministic effects effects These are the damaging effects to the body of the The biologically damaging effects of ionizing radi- person exposed that will definitely result from a ation are classified into three main categories: Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Experimentally it has not been possible to estab- Table 4. B The principle of line focus, diagram of the target and focal spot showing how the angled target face allows a large actual focal spot but a small apparent focal spot. You may also complete your request on-line via the Elsevier Science homepage http: