In this age of highly specialized medical imaging, an examination of the teeth and alveolar bone is almost unthinkable without the use of radiographs. This highly informative and easy-to-read book with a collection of 798 radiographs, tables, and photos provides a myriad of problem-solving tips concerning the fundamentals of radiographic techniques, quality assurance, image processing, radiographic anatomy, and radiographic diagnosis. Information is easy to find, enabling the reader to literally get a grasp of essential new knowledge in next to no time. The dental practice team now has a pocket "consultant" at its fingertips, providing practical ways to incorporate new techniques into daily practice. A fine-tuned didactic concept: Each topical concept is printed compactly on a double-page spread. On the left: concise and highly instructive text On the right: informative, high-quality illustrations. Main topics include: Examination strategies, radiation protection, quality assurance Conventional and digital radiographic techniques Radiographic anatomy: The problems of object localization and how to solve them Recent research with conventional radiography, CT, MRI, etc. Normal variations and pathologic conditions as viewed with the various imaging techniques A concise and up-to-date presentation of modern dental radiology.