Radiography


The Safe Use of Radiography in Children

Pediatric patients are more vulnerable to the effects of radiation, so clinicians must be prudent when capturing radiographs in this population. By Ann M. Bruhn, BSDH, MS, and Jessica Suedbeck, RDH, MSDH

Prevent Technique Errors

The use of sound radiographic principles and improved technique will help clinicians produce diagnostically useful images. By Sally M. Mauriello, RDH, EdD

Best Practices for Pediatric Dental Radiography

Clinicians need to be prudent when recommending X-rays, adhere to strict safety standards, and use proper technique when utilizing radiography in children.
By Johan Aps, DDS, MSc, MSc, PhD

Assessing Chronic Periodontitis

Periodontal probing and dental radiography are important components of evaluating the location and severity of this common oral disease.
By Vandana Kumar, DDS, MDS, MS, and Kirandeep Arora, DDS, BDS

Ensuring Safe Practice In Dental Radiology

Minimizing radiation exposure and adhering to appropriate infection control procedures are integral to the safe use of dental radiography.
By Ann M. Bruhn, BSDH, MS; Tara L. Newcomb, BSDH, MS; and Susan Lynn Tolle, BSDH, MS

Solving the Mystery

Radiography provides valuable clues to the correct diagnosis in this case study.
By Lola Giusti, DDS, and Chi Tran, DDS

A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words

Intraoral cameras provide myriad benefits for both clinicians and patients.
By Brigette R. Cooper, RDH, MS

Ensure the Safe Use of Digital Radiography

Digital imaging offers many benefits, but it also poses infection control challenges that must be addressed.
By Sandra Castellanos, AAS, RDH, BS, MA, CHES

Strategies for the Safe Use of CBCT

Cone-beam computed tomography is an effective tool in orthodontics, but it must be used judiciously to protect patients from unnecessary radiation exposure. By William C. Scarfe, Bds, Fracds, MS;
Lucas Rodrigues Pinheiro, DDS; AND Allan G. Farman, BDS, LDSRCS, PhD(odont), DSc(odont), EdS, MBA

Advantages of Digital Radiography

Digital imaging offers significant benefits to practices, clinicians, and patients.
By Nicole Greco, BSDH, MA



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