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Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation (6th Edition)

Author Information
By Stuart C. White, DDS, PhD, Distinguished Professor, Section of Oral and Maxilofacial Radiology, University of California, School of Dentistry, Center for Health Sciences, Los Angeles, CA; and Michael J. Pharoah, DDS, Professor, Department of Radiology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Key Features
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.

New to this Edition
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.

Table of Contents
Part I The Physics of Ionizing Radiation
1. Radiation Physics

Part II Biological Effects of Radiation
2. Radiobiology

Part III Radiation Safety and Protection
3. Radiation Safety and Protection

Part IV Imaging Principles and Techniques
4. Projection Geometry
5. X-ray film, Intensifying Screens, and Grids
6. Processing X-Ray Film
7. Digital Imaging
8. Radiographic Quality Assurance and Infection Control
9. Intraoral Radiographic Examinations
10. Normal Radiographic Anatomy
11. Panoramic Imaging
12. Extraoral Radiographic Examinations
13. Advanced Imaging
14. NEW!Cone Beam Computed Tomography
15. Guidelines for Prescribing Dental Radiographs

Part V Radiographic Interpretation of Pathology
16. Principles of Radiographic Interpretation
17. Dental Caries
18. Periodontal Diseases
19. Dental Anomalies
20. Inflammations Lesions of the Jaws
21. Cysts of the Jaws
22. Benign Tumors of the Jaws
23. Malignant Disease of the Jaws
24. Bone Diseases Manifested in the Jaws
25. Systemic Diseases Manifested in the Jaws
26. Diagnostic Imaging of the Temporomandibular Joint
27. Paranasal Sinuses
28. Soft Tissue Calcifications and Ossifications
29. Trauma to Teeth and Facial Structures
30. Developmental Disturbances of the Face and Jaws
31. Salivary Gland Radiology
32. Orofacial Implants