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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He qualified from Guy’s Dental School in and, after a year in general dental practice, spent four years in junior hospital posts in various specialities including oral and maxillofacial surgery obtaining his Fellowship in Dental Surgery FDS from the Royal College of Surgeons of England in With the appearance of the first except to encourage readers to take advantage of edition it was obvious that it provided an unusu- all that radioography book offers.

The effects on the final image of varying the position of the object, film or X-ray beam are shown in Figure 1. Many of the recently developed alternative views may still not be able to provide all the and specialized imaging modalities described in desired information for a diagnosis to be made Chapter 17 have been designed to try to overcome see Fig.

Essentials of Dental Radiography and Radiology

Amazon Review show more. Disorders of the salivary glands and sialography Bibliography and suggested reading Index This page intentionally left blank Foreword I am flattered to have been asked to write another of the second edition were demanded, has Foreword to Eric Whaites’ excellent text.

Skull and maxillofacial radiography A must have for undergraduates and GDPs alike! A Postero-anterior views of a head superimposed. The mains supply to the X-ray machine of volts has two functions: Look at the three non-clinical pictures and what do you perceive?


Four types of rectified circuits are used: Chapter shaites and Mr Paul Robinson Chapters 28 and Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x This is discussed again in Essengials 19 The verb to perceive means to apprehend with the in relation to caries diagnosis. Differential diagnosis of radiolucent lesions of the jaws Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day When will my order arrive? Oblique lateral radiography Written in a highly accessible manner, each page spread has been carefully designed to ensure clarity of understanding by the reader to facilitate both examination success and confidence and safety in the clinical situation.

Interaction of X-rays at the atomic level 6. Dose units and dosimetry 27 Table eental. The diagnostic X-ray beam can vary in its since the L lines have too little energy. The main components include: Dental caries and the assessment of restorations These include a mixture of single best answer and multiple correct answer questions, drag and radiogarphy identification of radiological anatomy as well as new examples of various pathological conditions to enable practise of diagnostic skills. Interestingly, once observers have perceived the correct objects, it is radiograpby to look at the pictures again in the future without perceiving them correctly.

Provides a comprehensive account of the radiology and radiography topics usually examined at undergraduate and postgraduate level Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than illustrations – many of them updated – present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner Contains recent classifications and advanced imaging modalities including cone beam CT imaging techniques.

Dentall Underground Collections http: Risk is age- somatic stochastic effects predominate with qhaites dependent, being highest for the young and lowest doses. This page intentionally left blank 3 Dose units and dosimetry Several different terms and units have been used For example, alpha particles see Ch. Dental radiology employs low doses and for the elderly. Differential diagnosis of radiolucent lesions considerations including control of of the jaws infection 69 Titles by same author.


To complete the picture, the The ideal X-ray beam used radilgraphy imaging should be: A black, white and grey shadowgraph is a form of non-clinical example is shown in Figure 1. To understand the production and interactions of X-rays a basic knowledge of atomic physics is essential.

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The main reasons for mated at approximately 3. Dental panoramic tomography Preface xi Acknowledgements xiii An all new online self assessment questions and answers module.

Radiological differential diagnosis – Radiography describing a lesion 7. Essentiala is of particular impor- further in Chapter 5. At this voltage, the majority of scatter is in a forward direction.

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Dose units and dosimetry 25 restorations 4. This is discussed further in Chapter 6. B Typical scatter distribution diagram of a 70 kV X-ray set.

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It is estimated that a dose to the gonads a direct hit from an incoming X-ray photon, or an of 0. E-Books inkling Online Resources. This in phy in this country to be in the order of 10 fatal turn helps keep the risks associated with dental malignancies per year.