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Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals, 2nd Edition


The second edition of this successful textbook offers support for learners and continues to provide a significant reference text suitable for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography essential to this group of professionals, this book is an important resource that renders it essential reading, particularly for those undertaking examinations in Dental Radiography.

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New to This Edition

    • Digital imaging techniques are embedded in the main text and a short chapter on Cone Beam CT has been added to render the book fully compatible with recent changes in practice

Key Features

    • Presents the subject in an accessible format - highly illustrated, with short paragraphs, bulleted lists and flow diagrams
    • Clear line diagrams help readers learn to interpret the radiographs
    • 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
    • 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 dental nurses

Published Reviews

    "Radiography and Radiology for Dental Nurses by Eric Whaites is an excellent resource for Dental Nurses undertaking the post qualification in Dental Radiography, and also for other professions complementary to dentistry." Dental Update, January / February 2006


    "I was delighted to be asked by Vital to review this splendid book by Eric Whaites. I believe that this is an impressive book which is great for any DCP who is working towards any qualifi cation in radiography and radiology. I also would defi nitely recommend this book to any DCP for continuing professional development (CPD) and for a reference book if they are directly or indirectly involved in the taking or processing of radiographs. I defi nitely found this book very informative and it makes the subject material more enjoyable to learn. I would highly recommend this book to all dental team members and believe it is a vital addition to any practice bookshelf."Vital Magazine

Author Information

    By Eric Whaites, MSc, BDS(Hons), FDSRCS(Edin), FDSRCS(Eng), FRCR, DDRRCR, Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Dental Radiology, Head of the Department of Dental Radiological Imaging, King's College London Dental Institute at Guy's, King's College and St Thomas' Hospitals, London, UK

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Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals, 2nd Edition
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 288 Pages
  • Trim Size: 9 11/16 X 7 7/16 in
  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-3040-6
  • Copyright: 2009