Author: Gregg A. DuPont DVM FAVD DAVDC Linda J. DeBowes DVM MS DACVIM DAVDC
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Is it ever appropriate to diagnose and treat oral and dental problems without knowing the full extent of the problem? With more than 50% of anatomical structures and associated pathologies located below the gingivae and unseen to the eye, thats the reality without the use of high-quality, accurately interpreted radiographs. Atlas of Dental Radiography in Dogs and Cats presents hundreds of actual radiographic images, which are clearly labeled to facilitate accurate identification of normal and abnormal features. This valuable new atlas shows you exactly how to correlate common dental conditions with radiographic signs. Radiographs are also compared side by side with actual anatomical photographs to confirm surface landmarks visible on the radiographs. Correct positioning techniques for producing diagnostic radiographs as well as helpful tips and pitfalls when obtaining quality radiographs are logically presented. This approach helps you produce consistently high-quality radiographs, sharpen your interpretive skills, and confidently treat a wide range of dental problems.
Presents the most logical and useful approach to dental and oral radiography, using actual anatomical photographs for accurate clinical correlation
Depicts original and color-labeled radiographs side-by-side for accurate identification of normal and abnormal structures
Helps both veterinarians and technicians take the best possible radiographs, interpret them accurately, make sound treatment decisions, and monitor results
Provides clear, technical guidance for taking quality radiographs and identifying artefacts and results of improper imaging technique and film development
Presents clear pictorial instructions from 2 angles for correct positioning of the X-ray beam and intraoral films
Offers new opportunities for expanded professional services and revenues in your practice
Provides proof of compliance with standards of care for medical record documentation, helping you legally protect yourself, your staff, and your practice