About the Book :This book covers all the essential concepts of dental radiology in a question and answer format which gives a better insight for students towards the subject and help them to write well-structured answers in examinations. Interesting Facts : Covers all the oral radiographic techniques, procedures, and radiographic interpretation as per the BDS undergraduate syllabus. Written in a simple, well-structured, point-wise format with a comprehensive exam-oriented description along with diagrammatic representation. Radiographic features are described in actual radiographs. Includes current concepts in all the chapters. Includes a list of frequently asked questions at the end of every chapter. Written by well-known, renowned contributors to add a broader scope of knowledge.Contents :Section 1: Radiation for dental Imaging 1. Radiation physics2. Radiation biology3. Radiation safety and Protection4. Dental x-ray generating equipments5. Image receptors and accessories6. Projection geometry7. Image Processing Section 2: Radiograph8. General considerations including infection control9. Intraoral imaging10. Extraoral imaging11. Oral Panoramic radiography or Orthopantomography12. Temporomandibular joint imaging13. Salivary gland radiology14. Specialized imaging modalities15. Dental radiography for children Section 3: Radiographic Interpretation 16. Principles of radiographic interpretation17. Normal anatomical landmarks in dental radiographs18. Dental anomalies19. Dental caries 20. Diseases of periapical lesions21. Diagnosis of Periodontal diseases22. Cysts and tumors of the jaws 23. Benign and malignant tumors of the oral cavity24. Maxillary Antrum25. Systemic diseases manifested in jaws26. Differential diagnosis of radiopaque lesions 27. Differential diagnosis of radiolucent lesions 28. Radiodiagnosis of mixed radiolucent and radiopaque lesions of head and neck region29. Standard Radiographic Investigation of Facial trauma30. Implant radiologyMultiple Choice QuestionsIndexAbout the Author :Ramesh Tatapudi is presently working as a Professor and PG Guide in the Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Vishnu Dental College, Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh, India. He completed BDS from DR NTR University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, India and MDS in Oral Medicine and Radiology from Dr MGR Medical University, Tamil Nadu, India. He has done his postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences in Clinical Research (PGDHS-CR) from Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India. He is also the author of a book, Oral Medicine: Exam Preparatory Manual for Undergraduates. He has more than 20 scientific publications in international and national journals to his credit. He has delivered about 10 scientific orations for postgraduates in Andhra Pradesh and at national level conferences in 9 years. K Manjunath is presently working as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Farooqia Dental College and Hospital, Mysore, Karnataka, India. He completed his BDS from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka and MDS in oral and maxillofacial pathology from Meenakshi University, Tamil Nadu, India. He is a university gold medalist in postgraduation. He is particularly known for his pioneering work in Forensic Odontology - Ameloglyphics. He introduced new diagnostic tool for oral submucous fibrosis. He received Dr T Rajasekaran Award, Samaja Seva Kannada Rajyotsava Award, and many best scientific paper presentation appreciations in international and national conferences. He has more than 15 scientific research articles published in various international and national journals and contributed to 3 academic textbooks till date. He is the author for two books, i.e., Oral Pathology: Exam Preparatory Manual for Undergraduates and Oral Medicine: Exam Preparatory Manual for Undergraduates.


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