Exercises in Oral Radiography Techniques

Exercises in Oral Radiography Techniques : A Laboratory Manual

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For use in Dental Radiology courses at the undergraduate level; designed to supplement all dental hygiene and dental assisting oral radiology theory books.Helping dental hygiene and dental assisting students perfect the skills necessary to assume their professional roles, this simply written workbook-style lab manual provides 14 concrete, practical exercises in oral radiographic procedures and interpretation that challenge students to link theory with clinical practice. Serving to complement not duplicate material found in basic theory texts, these self-contained, ready-made, student-driven exercises come in an easy-to-use, three-hole punched format-complete with directions for finishing the activity; mounting diagrams to attach the final radiographs; and tear sheets which allow students to turn in assignments for instructor evaluation.
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  • Paperback | 466 pages
  • 208.28 x 274.32 x 27.94mm | 929.86g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130115533
  • 9780130115539

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Increase your confidence and competency in oral radiography!
Now that you have learned the theoretical aspects of oral radiography, put them into practice with this unique lab workbook. This hands-on approach will challenge you to link theory to clinical practice as you complete exercises in radiographic procedures and interpretation.
"Special Features: "
Concrete, practical exercises with explicit directions are perfect for independent, self-paced practice. Broad range of examples can be applied to all programs of dental hygiene and dental assisting. Practice questions reinforce important content. Numerous drawings and photographs provide a visual presentation to clarify complex concepts.
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Table of contents

Exercise 1. Radiographic Film Processing and Darkroom Design and Maintenance. Exercise 2. Bitewing Radiographic Technique. Exercise 3. Periapical Radiographs - Paralleling Technique. Exercise 4. Periapical Radiographs - Bisecting the Angle Technique. Exercise 5. Radiographic Techniques with Supplemental Film Holders. Exercise 6. Infection Control and Student Partner Practice. Exercise 7. Special Clients and Student Partner Practice. Exercise 8. Film Mounting and Radiographic Landmarks. Exercise 9. Exposure Variables - Factors Affecting the Radiographic Image. Exercise 10. Radiographic Technique and Processing Pitfalls. Exercise 11. Radiographic Quality Assurance. Exercise 12. Radiographic Interpretation. Exercise 13. Supplemental Radiographic Techniques. Exercise 14. Panoramic Radiographic Technique.
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