Panoramic radiology is extensively used in everyday clinical practice. It is therefore important that both existing and future practitioners are fully familiar with this imaging technique, the interpretation of panoramic images and, very importantly, the indications and clinical justifications for such extraoral imaging. Practitioners using panoramic radiology must also have knowledge of relevant radiation doses, risks to patients and quality assurance protocols.
Panoramic Radiology, addresses all of these issues and, in addition, gives a great deal of practical guidance on panoramic radiology as it ought to be applied by practitioners. This excellent, succinct, generously illustrated book will assist practitioners and, as all members of the dental team should play their respective parts in ensuring the safe, appropriate and effective use of panoramic imaging, this book should find its way into the practice environment for all to study and use to good effect.
Chapter 1 Panoramic Radiography: History and Future Development
Chapter 2 Dental Panoramic Radiographic Technique
Chapter 3 Anatomy
Chapter 4 Radiation Dose and Risk in Panoramic Radiography
Chapter 5 The Use of Panoramic Radiography in General Dental Practice
Chapter 6 Quality Assurance in Panoramic Radiography
Chapter 7 Radiographic Interpretation of Disease Images