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
The use of sound radiographic principles and improved technique will help clinicians produce diagnostically useful images.
By Sally M. Mauriello, RDH, EdD
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
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
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
Radiography provides valuable clues to the correct diagnosis in this case study.
By Lola Giusti, DDS, and Chi Tran, DDS
Intraoral cameras provide myriad benefits for both
clinicians and patients.
By Brigette R. Cooper, RDH, MS
Digital imaging offers many benefits, but it
also poses infection control challenges that
must be addressed.
By Sandra Castellanos, AAS, RDH, BS, MA, CHES
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;
Rodrigues Pinheiro, DDS; AND Allan G.
Farman, BDS, LDSRCS, PhD(odont), DSc(odont),
Digital imaging offers significant benefits to practices,
clinicians, and patients.
By Nicole Greco, BSDH, MA
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