The chapter gives an overview of radiology as practiced in a dental clinic.
The radiographs are of two types, mainly periapical and bitewing radiographs. The
techniques of radiology are explained in this chapter. The deleterious effects of
radiation, radiosensitivity of various organs, recommended radiation dose, film speed,
and radiation protection gear are discussed for providing an insight to the students.
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Cite this chapter as:Namita Kalra, Harsh Vijay Singh ;
Dental Radiology, Handbook for Dental Chair Side Assistants Part 1 (2023) 1: 165. https://doi.org/10.2174/9789815049695123010008
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