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By Joen Iannucci, Laura Jansen Howerton

Supplying crucial insurance of dental radiography ideas and whole technical guideline, Dental Radiography: ideas and strategies, 4th version, is your key to the secure, potent use of radiation within the dental workplace. the 1st ever full-color dental radiography source, this mix of a textbook and a coaching guide publications you step by step via universal techniques, with accompanying illustrations, case experiences, and interactive routines that will help you practice what you've discovered to practice.

A concise, trouble-free writing kind makes complicated recommendations extra available and is helping you simply determine an important information.
Step-by-step approaches mix transparent directions with anatomical drawings, positioning pictures, and corresponding radiographs that can assist you optimistically and effectively practice particular innovations, hence minimizing radiation publicity to the patient.

Helpful tricks element universal difficulties you'll come across in perform and supply a list to lead you thru the do's and don'ts of imaging procedures.
Quiz Questions on the finish of every bankruptcy verify your figuring out of significant content.

Key phrases, studying pursuits, and bankruptcy summaries spotlight crucial details that can assist you learn extra efficiently.

Interactive routines, terminology video games, and case stories modeled at the nationwide Board Dental Hygiene exam (NBDHE) on Evolve strengthen your realizing and assist you arrange for examinations.

New bankruptcy on cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) familiarizes you with rising practices in dental radiography.

Updated bankruptcy discussions and new radiographs maintain you brand new at the newest info in electronic imaging.

UNIQUE! Full-color layout and new illustrations and pictures make clear tricky options and assist you grasp right positioning techniques.

UNIQUE! A entire appendix offers fast, quick access to all mathematical formulation utilized in dental radiography.

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In Essentials of dental radiography for dental assistants and hygienists, ed 8, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2007, Pearson Prentice Hall. White SC, Pharoah MJ: Radiation physics. In Oral radiology: principles and interpretation, ed 6, St Louis, 2009, Mosby. QUIZ QUESTIONS MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Which of the following electrons has the greatest binding energy? a. N-shell electrons b. M-shell electrons c. L-shell electrons d. K-shell electrons 2. What type of electrical charge does the electron carry? a. positive charge b.

Frequency is the number of wavelengths that pass a given point in a certain amount of time. d. Frequency and wavelength are inversely related. 9. Which of the following statements is incorrect? a. X-rays travel at the speed of sound. b. X-rays have no charge. c. X-rays cannot be focused to a point. d. X-rays cause ionization. 10. Which of the following statements is correct? a. X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation; visible light is not. b. X-rays have more energy than does visible light.

For questions 19 to 26, identify each of the labeled structures in Figure 2-28. MULTIPLE CHOICE 27. Which of the following regulates the flow of electrical current to the filament of the x-ray tube? a. high-voltage circuit b. low-voltage circuit c. high-voltage transformer d. low-voltage transformer 16 18 11 14 ؊ ؉ Anode 13 Unleaded glass window 17 FIGURE 2-27 Dental x-ray tube. 15 CHAPTER 2 Radiation Physics 23 23 Step-up transformer 26 Step-down transformer Cathode (؊) Anode (؉) 24 22 19 20 25 21 FIGURE 2-28 Dental x-ray tubehead.

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