Dental Radiography - E-Book

Principles and Techniques
Author: Joen Iannucci,Laura Jansen Howerton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291295
Category: Medical
Page: 488
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Providing essential coverage of dental radiography principles and complete technical instruction, Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques, 4th Edition, is your key to the safe, effective use of radiation in the dental office. The first ever full-color dental radiography resource, this combination of a textbook and a training manual guides you step-by-step through common procedures, with accompanying illustrations, case studies, and interactive exercises to help you apply what you've learned to practice. A concise, straightforward writing style makes complex concepts more accessible and helps you easily identify the most important information. Step-by-step procedures combine clear instructions with anatomical drawings, positioning photos, and corresponding radiographs to help you confidently and accurately perform specific techniques, thus minimizing radiation exposure to the patient. Helpful Hints detail common problems you may encounter in practice and provide a checklist to guide you through the do's and don'ts of imaging procedures. Quiz Questions at the end of each chapter assess your understanding of important content. Key terms, learning objectives, and chapter summaries highlight essential information to help you study more efficiently. Interactive exercises, terminology games, and case studies modeled on the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) on Evolve reinforce your understanding and help you prepare for examinations. New chapter on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) familiarizes you with emerging practices in dental radiography. Updated chapter discussions and new radiographs keep you up to date on the latest information in digital imaging. UNIQUE! Full-color design and new illustrations and photographs clarify difficult concepts and help you master proper positioning techniques. UNIQUE! A comprehensive appendix provides quick, easy access to all mathematical formulas used in dental radiography.

Dental Radiography

Principles and Techniques
Author: Joen Iannucci,Laura Jansen Howerton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323297439
Category: Medical
Page: 480
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Set yourself up for success with this must-have oral radiography text. Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques gives you a comprehensive foundation for the safe, effective use of radiation in the modern dental office. This combination textbook and training manual features easy-to-understand content combined with step-by-step techniques and a stellar art program to help you apply what you’ve learned to practice. Plus, new content focuses on pediatrics and the latest in digital and three-dimensional technology! Comprehensive coverage offers all the information you need to know to prepare for board exams. Step-by-step procedures help ensure technique mastery and serve as a valuable reference tool. Technique Tips help you to recognize and prevent the most common performance pitfalls. Quiz questions provide valuable self-assessment of important concepts. Key terminology is highlighted in chapter discussions and defined in a back-of-book glossary. Learning objectives and chapter summaries serve as goal-setting study tools. EXPANDED! Content on pediatrics/adolescents, digital imaging, and three-dimensional radiography ensures that you’re prepared to practice in the modern dental office. UPDATED! Art program depicts the newest technology and equipment and includes new illustrations of anatomy and technique. UNIQUE! Helpful Hint boxes isolate challenging material and offer tips to aid your understanding. NEW! Laboratory Manual provides workbook-style questions and activities to reinforce concepts and step-by-step instructions for in-clinic experiences. UNIQUE! Chapter on three-dimensional imaging helps you to prepare to enter private practice. UNIQUE! Full-color presentation helps you comprehend complex content.

Dental Radiography

Principles and Techniques
Author: Joen Iannucci Haring,Joen M. Iannucci,Laura Jansen Lind,Laura Jansen Howerton
Publisher: W.B. Saunders Company
ISBN: 9780721655963
Category: Radiography, Dental
Page: 556
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This resource and training manual provides readers with the essential theory and instruction needed to understand and safely use x-radiation in the dental office. This edition has been completely revised to include a simulated licensure exam and the latest techniques in dental radiography. The book's 32 chapters explore a range of topics from radiation basics to legal issues.

Oral Radiology - E-Book

Principles and Interpretation
Author: Stuart C. White,Michael J. Pharoah
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323096344
Category: Medical
Page: 696
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With more than 1,000 high-quality radiographs and illustrations, this bestselling book visually demonstrates the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology as well as effective clinical application. You’ll be able to diagnose and treat patients effectively with the coverage of imaging techniques, including specialized techniques such as MRI and CT, and the comprehensive discussion of the radiographic interpretation of pathology. The book also covers radiation physics, radiation biology, and radiation safety and protection — helping you provide state-of-the-art care! A consistent format makes it easy to follow and comprehend clinical material on each pathologic condition, including a definition, synonyms, clinical features, radiographic features, differential diagnosis, and management/treatment. Updated photos show new equipment and radiographs in the areas of intraoral radiographs, normal radiographic anatomy, panoramic imaging, and advanced imaging. Updated Digital Imaging chapter expands coverage of PSP plates and its use in cephalometric and panoramic imaging, examining the larger latitudes of photostimulable phosphor receptors and their linear response to the five orders of magnitude of x-ray exposure. Updated Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs chapter includes the latest ADA guidelines, and also discusses the European Guidelines. Updated information on radiographic manifestations of diseases in the orofacial region includes the latest data on etiology and diagnosis, with an emphasis on advanced imaging. Expert contributors include many authors with worldwide reputations. Cone Beam Computed Tomography chapter covers machines, the imaging process, and typical clinical applications of cone-beam imaging, with examples of examinations made from scans. Evolve website adds more coverage of cases, with more examples of specific issues.

Exercises in Oral Radiology and Interpretation


Author: Robert P. Langlais,Craig Miller
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323431364
Category: Medical
Page: 400
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By providing the most radiography practice and placing it within a unique Q&A format with detailed answers and rationales to ensure comprehension, Exercises in Oral Radiology and Interpretation, 5th Edition, is specifically designed to complement radiography instruction throughout the continuum of dental professions. For more than 35 years, this go-to supplement has bridged the gap between the classroom and the clinic, providing hundreds of opportunities to practice and master image interpretation. It serves as a valuable adjunct to the core content presentation, with more than 600 images with case scenarios, plus examples, questions, and tips to fill in the gap in textbook coverage and prepare you for clinical experiences and classroom and board exams. UNIQUE! Hybrid atlas/question-and-answer format focuses your energies on applying core text content within hundreds of practice opportunities — both knowledge-based and critical thinking — to better prepare you for clinical experiences. Hundreds of clinical photos and radiographs allow you to see not only how images should be obtained, but also how to identify normal and abnormal findings on radiographs. 525 test questions, organized by radiation science and assessment/interpretation, offer board review practice. A back-of-book answer key contains detailed answers and rationales for each Q&A set within each chapter, in addition to simple answers for the board review questions. Comprehensive coverage of all dental imaging techniques and errors, as well as normal and abnormal findings, makes this supplement a must-have throughout your radiography courses, as a board study tool, and as a clinical reference. Emphasis on application through case-based items that encourage you to read, comprehend, and assimilate content to formulate a well-reasoned answer. Approachable, straightforward writing style keeps the focus on simply stated, succinct questions and answers, leaving out extraneous details that may confuse you. Chapter Goals and Learning Objectives serve as checkpoints to ensure content comprehension and mastery. Written by two highly trusted, longtime opinion leaders, educators, and clinicians in oral medicine and oral radiology, Bob Langlais and Craig Miller, this valuable instructional and study aid promotes classroom and clinical success. NEW! Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) chapter covers the technique, equipment, sample images, and cases related to CBCT. NEW! Implant Imaging chapter covers the vital role that imaging plays in successful dental implant therapy. NEW! NEW! Art program features full-color anatomy illustrations and technique photos as well as a variety of radiographs, providing hundreds of examples that promote practice and mastery in image evaluation. NEW! Focus on digital imaging to ensure that you are practicing with examples and questions that reflect modern dental practice. NEW! Content on panoramic imaging, including the panoramic bite-wing and periapical images and modern equipment such as hybrid panoramic machines exposes you to cutting-edge equipment and its use. NEW! Expanded coverage of radiation principles, safety, and infection control provides a more comprehensive product. EXPANDED! An updated test-prep section includes 525 questions to help you excel on classroom and board exams.

Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy


Author: Margaret J. Fehrenbach,Tracy Popowics
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323356281
Category: Medical
Page: 352
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Featuring a full-color review of dental structures, Illustrated Dental Embryology, Histology, and Anatomy, 4th Edition provides a complete look at the development, cellular makeup, and morphology of the teeth and associated structures. A clear, reader-friendly writing style makes it easy to understand both basic science and clinical applications, putting the material into the context of everyday dental practice. New to this edition are updates on caries risk, safe levels of fluoride use, and prevention of periodontal disease. Expert authors Margaret Fehrenbach and Tracy Popowics provide an essential background in oral biology for dental hygiene and dental assisting students, including excellent preparation for board exams. Comprehensive coverage includes all the content needed for an introduction to the developmental, histological, and anatomical foundations of oral health. Hundreds of full-color anatomical illustrations and clinical and microscopic photographs accompany text descriptions of anatomy and biology. An approachable writing style covers the latest evidence-based information and makes it easy to grasp and learn to apply the material. A logical organization separates the book into four units for easier understanding: (1) an introduction to dental structures, (2) dental embryology, (3) dental histology, and (4) dental anatomy. Key terms open each chapter, accompanied by phonetic pronunciations, and are highlighted within the text, and a glossary provides a quick and handy review and research tool. Clinical Considerations boxes relate abstract-seeming biological concepts to everyday clinical practice. Learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter clearly identify the information you are expected to absorb. Summary tables and boxes provide quick, easy-to-read summaries of concepts and procedures and serve as useful review and study tools. Student resources on the Evolve companion website enhance learning with practice quizzes, samplecase studies, review questions, and interactive exercises. A student workbook offers a wealth of interactive exercises, including labeling/structure identification to master anatomy, word-search and crossword puzzles for vocabulary practice, detailed guidelines for tooth drawing, and illustrated case studies with follow-up questions; in the back of the book, 32 removable flashcards provide practice on identifying permanent teeth and their features and characteristics. Sold separately. A bibliography lists resource citations for further research and study. Expert author Margaret Fehrenbach is one of the most trusted names in dental hygiene education, and writes extensively, lectures widely, and consults for many of the major dental manufacturers and supply companies. NEW! Updated coverage includes the newest evidence-based information on orofacial embryology, especially enamel formation; orofacial histology including fibroblasts, microplicae, keratin, collagen proteins, aging, repair, 3-D tissue engineering, mucoperiosteum, dental pulp stem cells, and platelet-rich plasma; root anatomy; and the latest guidelines on dental biofilm, fluoride use, smile design, periodontal procedures, endoscopy, saliva testing, enamel remineralization, periimplant disease, myofunctional therapy, and orthodontic therapy intervention. NEW color illustrations, photomicrographs, and diagrams add detail and help to build comprehension. NEW co-author Tracy Popowics, PhD, provides research and expertise related to advanced dental content.

Head, Neck and Dental Anatomy


Author: Marjorie J. Short,Deborah Levin-Goldstein
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1111306788
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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HEAD, NECK and DENTAL ANATOMY is brimming with new, full-color figures that showcase anatomical details of the mouth and teeth. The most important features of each tooth are detailed in brief charts, making excellent study guides. Known for its engaging style, this concise resource is fully revised, including new worksheets with multiple choice and labeling questions. With its enhanced figures, fresh design, and updated materials the fourth edition promises to be a reliable go-to resource throughout your education and career! Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals - E-Book


Author: Eric Whaites,Nicholas Drage
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0702051675
Category: Medical
Page: 288
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This is a new edition of a popular text that presents all of the information that a Dental Care Practitioner needs to know in order to safely capture high-quality clinical images. In this latest edition, both traditional methods of imaging and new modalities are included, such as cone beam CT, and the author team has been expanded to bring a fresh approach to the subject area. Written in an accessible manner which avoids unnecessary detail, each page spread has been carefully designed to ensure clarity of understanding by the reader to ensure both exam success and confidence and safety in the clinical situation. Topics address the whole curriculum and range from the basic physics of imaging to radiation protection and safety legislation. Suitable for all Dental Care Professionals, this book has become essential reading for all readers who intend to undertake clinical imaging. Clear and accessible approach to the subject makes learning especially easy More than 650 illustrations present clinical, diagnostic and practical information in an accessible manner Written by the best known UK textbook author in the subject area, who has been heavily involved in the British Dental Association's highly successful on-line course in dental radiography Contains what the Dental Care Professional needs to know and no more, i.e. basic principles of background science, practical details of radiography and an elementary account of radiological interpretation Includes a new chapter on cone beam technology Fully updated throughout including current legislation and safety guidelines

Radiology for the Dental Professional


Author: Herbert H. Frommer,Jeanine J. Stabulas-Savage
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291155
Category: Medical
Page: 552
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A complete guide to radiology principles and techniques, Radiology for the Dental Professional, 9th Edition helps you develop imaging skills through practical application. Detailed step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper techniques; photos and illustrations improve comprehension and readability. Written by Herbert H. Frommer, DDS, and Jeanine J. Stabulas, RDH, BS, MPH, this book will help you interpret radiographs, and troubleshoot and prevent common errors. For students, it's an ideal introduction to radiology; for dental hygiene/assisting professionals, it's a great review! A logical organization starts with the basics and makes it easier to progress through the material. Procedures boxes show detailed radiography procedures with illustrations and photos to demonstrate proper techniques. Common Errors boxes explain mistakes in radiographic techniques and describe how they can be resolved. Advantages/Disadvantages boxes compare and contrast the good and bad elements of radiographic techniques. Detailed outlines and educational objectives at the beginning of each chapter identify the information that you are expected to learn. Key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and highlighted upon first mention in the text. Expanded coverage of digital imaging techniques. Patient Management and Special Problems chapter improves coverage of nervous patients, patients with special needs, pediatric patients, and specific problems such as endodontic issues and third molars. New illustrations depict techniques and show the latest technology.

Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry


Author: Hardy Limeback
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118280202
Category: Medical
Page: 404
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Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry provides one user-friendly resource that brings together information on the scientific basis and clinical practice of all aspects of preventive dentistry. This thorough and all-encompassing resource offers techniques and strategies for maintaining excellent oral health in patients through a regimen of preventive measures. Comprehensive Preventive Dentistry is grounded in a patient-centered, pre-emptive, and minimally invasive philosophy. The book begins by covering individual diseases, such as caries, periodontitis, and oral cancer, as well as therapies (sealants, fluoride) and other relevant conditions (toothwear, hypersensitivity). Additionally, concepts such as the role of diet and nutrition in oral health are discussed. Also covered are oral care products and new techological developments in caries diagnosis and risk assessment, periodontal disease and oral cancer, as well as new developments in home care products. A valuable and comprehensive companion that will appeal to dentists and dental hygienists, this helpful new book provides its readers with one authoritative resource that offers a reliable and helpful companion to practicing preventive dentistry.

Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team-


Author: Chris H. Miller,Charles John Palenik
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323291406
Category: Medical
Page: 384
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Maintain safety and infection control in the dental office with Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, Fourth Edition. This practical and comprehensive resource covers the basic concepts of infectious disease and infection control, including step-by-step descriptions of specific procedures and supplies and equipment needed for disease prevention. The Fourth Edition features new chapters on the latest topics impacting office safety and the most current regulatory recommendations for protection of dental patients and dental workers. No matter what your role on the dental team, this text will help you implement infection control in everyday practice. Follows dental curricula requirements for infection control Subject matter is organized logically, making it easier to successfully comprehend the material. Tables are used throughout the text to highlight similarities and differences among related topics; boxes draw your attention to the information you need to remember most. Line drawings and photos show the latest equipment, supplies, and procedures. Selected readings at the end of each chapter provide sources of further information on the topics discussed. The Glossary defines all key terms in one convenient place. The Resource List includes organizations, federal agencies, and website addresses to help you stay current on rapidly changing topics. An account of the first reported patient-to-patient spread of the hepatitis B virus in a dental office A detailed description of the three types of steam sterilizers including the newest type B office model vacuum sterilizer Information on the wipe-discard-wipe approach to surface disinfection NEW chapter on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) helps you understand OSHA standards and know how to respond in the event of an inspection. Two new tables on office safety management: Measure the Effectiveness of an Infection Control Program and Examples of What to Evaluate in a Dental Office Infection Control Evaluation Program NEW chapter on medical tourism looks at the practice of traveling internationally to obtain health care NEW chapter on greener infection control addresses the impact that infection control procedures can have on the environment and provides suggestions for developing a more eco-friendly program. Addition of Guidelines for Preventing the Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis In Health-Care Settings, 2005, Dental-Care Settings Excerpt A new accompanying EVOLVE site provides a variety of learning resources, including answers for the Review Questions found at the end of each chapter and a printable version of the Exposure Incident Report.

Dental Radiography

A Workbook and Laboratory Manual
Author: Joen Iannucci,Laura Jansen Howerton
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323297501
Category: Medical
Page: 496
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Introducing the essential companion for dental imaging success! Dental Radiography: A Workbook and Laboratory Manual is a concise, comprehensive solution for both dental assisting and dental hygiene students. Joen Iannucci and Laura Jansen Howerton have written this exciting new resource as the perfect companion to the bestselling Dental Radiography: Principles and Techniques text. This unique hybrid product is organized into two distinct sections — (1) a student workbook with review questions and activities that reinforce core knowledge and (2) a laboratory manual with step-by-step instructions and competency evaluations for essential hands-on skills.. Combined with the bestselling textbook, the content review exercises and laboratory procedures help you link theory and technique to promote the mastery of clinical skills necessary for professional practice success. UNIQUE! Hybrid approach combines workbook-like review with step-by-step procedures Comprehensive coverage of all major dental radiography topics Straightforward writing style focused on need-to-know content, practice, and application Case studies and critical thinking questions Hands-on activities Written exercises, including identification/labeling, short-answer, fill-in-the-blank, matching, crossword puzzles, and more Peer and self-assessments in each laboratory exercise Team activities More than 350 illustrations and photographs UNIQUE! Spiral binding for easy chairside use

Dental Instruments

A Pocket Guide
Author: Linda Bartolomucci Boyd
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323495761
Category: Medical
Page: 792
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Learn need-to-know information on more than 300 dental instruments! Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 6th Edition, makes it quick and easy for dental assistants and hygienists to master the identification and use of instruments and equipment used in everyday practice. It includes nearly 700 photographs and illustrations along with monographs describing each instrument’s use, characteristics, practice considerations, and sterilization. It’s also easy to review and to assess your knowledge, thanks to the flashcard-style, flip-book format. This spiral-bound guide is ideal both for study and for chairside reference. Clear, consistent format includes a photo of each instrument along with its name, functions, characteristics, practice notes, and sterilization, with chapters progressing from basic instruments to more specialized instruments. Nearly 700 high-quality photographs and illustrations include both full and close-up views to help you quickly and accurately identify and differentiate dental instruments. Flashcard format makes it easy to quiz yourself and assess your knowledge of dental instruments. Pocket size, spiral binding, and Velcro® closure makes the book ideal for on-the-go study and ease of use. Interactive review activities on the Evolve companion website include chapter quizzes as well as tray setup exercises and questions. NEW content includes modern sickle scalers, Invisalign, CAD/CAM for orthodontics, magnified cameras for endodontics, temporary anchorage devices, cordless prophy handpieces, and more. NEW images of instruments include modern professional photographs, specifically many close-up views of instrument tips, and high-quality drawings of details that cannot be shown in a photograph. EXPANDED! In-use photos and illustrations show instruments or equipment within the context of dental care.

Basic Guide to Dental Radiography


Author: Tim Reynolds
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118916271
Category: Medical
Page: 216
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Basic Guide to Dental Radiography provides an essential introduction to radiography in the dental practice. Illustrated throughout, this guide outlines and explains each topic in a clear and accessible style. Comprehensive coverage includes general physics, principles of image formation, digital image recording, equipment, biological effects of x-rays and legislation Suitable for the whole dental team Illustrated in full colour throughout Ideal for those completing mandatory CPD in radiography Useful study guide for the NEBDN Certificate in Dental Radiography, the National Certificate in Radiography or the Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing

Radiographic Imaging for the Dental Team


Author: Dale A. Miles,Margot L. Van Dis,Gail F. Williamson
Publisher: Saunders
ISBN: 9781416060048
Category: Medical
Page: 329
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Fully revised and up to date, the 4th edition of this trusted, all-in-one work-text helps you effectively acquire, process, and review dental radiographs and ensure successful patient outcomes. Learn and apply essential imaging techniques with ease while staying up-to-date on the latest technology and the most current practices in dental radiography. Concise, easy-to-read chapters detail the complete spectrum of radiographic imaging, supported by valuable review material to help you solidify your understanding of key concepts and prepare for professional success! Study questions at the end of each chapter help you assess your knowledge and identify areas requiring further review. Glossary of radiographic terms presents essential terms and definitions in one convenient place. UPDATED photographs and illustrations reflect the most current tools and technology in the field. Chapter on implant and extraoral imaging helps you better understand the link between these two related techniques and ensure the most accurate image evaluation. Design and chapter organization make content more accessible and inviting. Companion Evolve website reinforces your understanding with review activities and practice exams.

Diagnostic Radiology and Ultrasonography of the Dog and Cat - E-Book


Author: J. Kevin Kealy,Hester McAllister,John P. Graham
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 1437711820
Category: Medical
Page: 592
View: 8506
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Interpret diagnostic images accurately with Diagnostic Radiology and Ultrasonography of the Dog and Cat, 5th Edition. Written by veterinary experts J. Kevin Kealy, Hester McAllister, and John P. Graham, this concise guide covers the principles of diagnostic radiology and ultransonography and includes clear, complete instruction in image interpretation. It illustrates the normal anatomy of body systems, and then uses numbered points to describe radiologic signs of abnormalities. It also includes descriptions of the ultrasonographic appearance of many conditions in dogs and cats. Updated with the latest on digital imaging, CT, MR, and nuclear medicine, and showing how to avoid common errors in interpretation, this book is exactly what you need to refine your diagnostic and treatment planning skills! Hundreds of detailed radiographs and ultrasonograms clearly illustrate principles, aid comprehension, and help you accurately interpret your own films. The normal anatomy and appearance for each body system is included so you can identify deviations from normal, such as traumatic and pathologic changes. Coverage of the most common disorders associated with each body system help you interpret common and uncommon problems. Coverage of radiographic principles and procedures includes density, contrast, detail, and technique, so you can produce the high-quality films necessary for accurate diagnosis. Clinical signs help you arrive at a clinical diagnosis. An emphasis on developing a standardized approach to viewing radiographs and ultrasonograms ensures that you do not overlook elements of the image that may affect proper diagnosis. Complete coverage of diagnostic imaging of small animals includes all modalities and echocardiography, all in a comprehensive, single-source reference. Discussions of ultrasound-guided biopsy technique help you perform one of the most useful, minimally invasive diagnostic procedures. Single chapters cover all aspects of specific body compartments and systems for a logical organization and easy cross-referencing. Coverage of different imaging modalities for individual diseases/disorders is closely integrated in the text and allows easier comprehension. A consistent style, terminology, and content results from the fact that all chapters are written by the same authors.

Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology - E-Book


Author: Donald E. Thrall
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323482465
Category: Medical
Page: 1000
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Learn the latest advances in veterinary diagnostic radiology! Textbook of Veterinary Diagnostic Radiology, 7th Edition, is a one-stop resource covering the principles of radiographic technique and interpretation for dogs, cats, and horses. Within this bestselling text, high-quality radiographic images accompany clear coverage of diagnostic radiology, ultrasound, MRI, and CT. User-friendly direction helps you to develop essential skills in patient positioning, radiographic technique and safety measures, normal and abnormal anatomy, radiographic viewing and interpretation, and alternative imaging modalities. This new edition has been thoroughly revised to include important advances in the field, information about contrast media, dental radiography, and more! Coverage of ultrasound imaging procedures such as the esophagram, upper GI examination, excretory urography, and cystography helps in determining when and how these procedures are performed in today’s practice. Rewritten chapters on basic interpretation emphasizes radiography, radiation safety, superficial coverage of normal variants, and will include more in-depth information on the framework for interpretation. An atlas of normal radiographic anatomy in each section makes it easier to recognize abnormal radiographic findings. High-quality radiographic images clarify key concepts and interpretation principles. Up-to-date coverage of the most commonly seen species in private veterinary practices and veterinary teaching hospitals includes the cat, dog, and horse. NEW! Chapter on CT and MR contrast media gives you a better understanding of the agents used to alter patient contrast. NEW! Information on digital imaging helps you understand the latest advances in digital imaging. NEW! Chapter on dental radiology covers common dental issues you may encounter in practice. NEW! Chapter on MR spinal imaging provides the latest information on the diagnosis of spinal cord disease through the use of CT and MRI.

Practice Management for the Dental Team


Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Charles Allan Finkbeiner
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323392652
Category: Medical
Page: 400
View: 4479
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Learn the business skills you need to run a dental office! Practice Management for the Dental Team, 8th Edition, is comprehensive one-stop resource for dental practice management and the only one that includes EagleSoft practice management software screen shots and exercises for a realistic office experience. This unique text provides practical information on a wide range of dental office skills, from managing patients to running the business. The 8th Edition covers changes in technology in the dental office, including the electronic health record (EHR); telecommunications; appointment scheduling and tracking, and dental office accounting and financial management. UNIQUE! Patterson Dental EagleSoft practice management content includes screen shots and original exercises that equip you with valuable realistic practice experience. Comprehensive coverage on the business of managing a dental practice provides vital information to ensure the success of any dental practice. Key terminology defined in the chapter’s glossary and called out in boldface color within chapter discussions helps you understand dental practice and clinical dentistry terminology essential to the success of any team member. Learning Activities and Practice Notes encourage you to apply the content to realistic office situations and convey important tips and advice. Learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter frame the content and serve as checkpoints for comprehension and study. Summary tables and boxes provide easy-to-read summaries of text discussions that support visual learners and serve as useful review and study tools. Expert author Betty Ladley Finkbeiner imparts knowledge and advice from her years of experience and wide reach in practice and education. Bibliographical citations direct you to targeted sources of information where additional dental-related information can be located. Appendixes provide supplemental information for quick and handy office reference. Ancillary content supplements the core text presentations, providing opportunities for practice and study. NEW and UPDATED! Electronic health record (EHR) content addresses the changes in technology related to the paperless dental office, telecommunications, appointment management, and financial systems to help you become compliant with EHR federal mandates. NEW! Practice quizzes for each chapter on the Evolve website help you test comprehension and prepare for classroom and board exams. NEW! Artwork focuses on new equipment and technology, specifically the paperless dental office.

Forensic Odontology

Principles and Practice
Author: Thomas J. David,Jim Lewis
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0128052856
Category: Law
Page: 338
View: 8918
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Forensic Odontology: Principles and Practice details the aspects necessary to become an accomplished forensic odontologist, including an illustration of the skills necessary to become an expert witness. The book is ideal for both the experienced and novice forensic odontologist, covering many fields of expertise, including civil and criminal matters. The civil side involves standard of care and personal injury matters, while the criminal side involves not only dental identification, but management of mass fatality incidents, age assessment, child and elder abuse, and bitemark analysis. Provides a comprehensive review of forensic odontology, including the skills necessary to become a competent expert witness Covers the fields of forensic odontology, the basic skills, legal aspects, legal precedents, report writing and expert witness testimony Includes numerous illustrations, including charts and graphs, along with B&W and color images

The Administrative Dental Assistant


Author: Linda J Gaylor
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323294480
Category:
Page: 328
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Prime yourself for a successful career in the modern dental office with The Administrative Dental Assistant, 4th Edition. As it walks through the functions of today s dental business office, you ll learn how to master critical thinking, effective communication, and common tasks such as scheduling, patient records, and insurance processing along the way. This new edition also boasts a variety of new features, including: expanded information on the electronic health record (EHR) and the paperless dental office; professional tips and insights; the most recent HIPAA and OSHA guidelines; important soft skills, including Career-Ready Practice exercises; and all the latest technology, equipment, and procedures in use today. Paired with its companion workbook and online learning tools, The Administrative Dental Assistant is the sure fire way to keep you on top of this ever-changing profession.Comprehensive coverageprovides everything you need to know to manage today s dental office.Approachable writing stylepresentsneed-to-know contentin a way that is easy to grasp, regardless of your reading level or setting.Trusted author Linda Gaylorlends years of experience as a practicing dental assistant, instructor of dental assisting, and curriculum director."Procedure"boxesprovide step-by-step instructions on a wide variety of dental office duties.HIPAA boxeskeep you well-versed in the key concepts and applications of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act."Anatomy of "images with annotated textbreak down common dental office equipment, forms, and administrative to further comprehension."What Would You Do? "boxes" "present common situations you may face in the work place.Patient file folderwith examples of both electronic and paperclinical forms and recordsprovides you experience working with confidential documents.Art programshowcases images of electronic and traditional paperwork, actual offices, equipment and technology to help reinforce the text.Bolded vocabulary terms and glossarygive you a foundation for effective office communication.Key pointsallow you to ensure that you have grasped key content before graduating to the next chapter.Dental office simulation tool on the Evolve companion website allows you to practice many of the typical office functions in a realistic virtual environment."Did You Know?" boxes" "feature snippets" "of helpful background information to context or rationales to office processes and procedures."Food for Thought" boxes highlight key concepts and call readers attention to various ways the concepts are used in everyday life. NEW! Electronic content more comprehensively addresses the electronic health record (EHR) and the paperless dental office.NEW! Emphasis on 21st century job skills is seen throughout the book as chapters discuss the soft skills like work ethic, collaboration, professionalism, social responsibility, critical thinking, and problem-solving that dental assistants must possess.NEW! "Career-Ready Practice "exercises are included at the end of each chapter asking readers to recall and assimilate information learned within the chapter and demonstrate its application in the dental office.NEW! Content updates include HIPAA changes, insurance updates (including the new claim form), dental terminology overview, new hazard communication procedures, and more.NEW! Additional artwork incorporates new images focused on technology in the dental office and new, paperless ways to manage the day-to-day functions. "