1st Edition

Practical Veterinary Dental Radiography

    384 Pages 1048 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    384 Pages 1048 Color Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    With over 1,000 clear, high-quality images, this in-depth full guide covers all aspects of veterinary dental radiography. Chapters explain the indications for – and importance of – this key area of veterinary practice, the equipment used, the essential techniques in developing and processing the radiograph, common errors made, and the pathology of the teeth. The book also explores radiographic interpretation in seven detailed sections, discussing all aspects from normal radiographic anatomy to endodontic disease and trauma. An additional chapter covers techniques and interpretation with exotics in three sections: rabbits, ferrets and rodents. The book concludes with a look at future directions in this field.

    Essential reading for all veterinary practitioners, this book is also the ideal guide for trainees.

    Chapter 1: Marketing Dental Radiography - Brook Niemiec

    Chapter 2: The Importance of and Indications for Dental Radiology -Brook Niemiec

    Chapter 3: Dental Radiography Equipment - Brook Niemiec

    Chapter 4: Dental Radiographic Positioning - Brook Niemiec

    Chapter 5: Scull and dental radiography with the use of medical x-ray and techniques- Jerzy Gawor

    Chapter 6: Developing / Processing Dental Radiographs - Brook Niemiec

    Chapter 7: Common Errors of Dental Radiology Projection - Brook Niemiec

    Chapter 8: Dental Radiograph Interpretation:

    a. General radiography determining age, size and character of the teeth imaged - Jerzy Gawor

    b. Normal Radiographic Anatomy - Brook Niemiec

    c. Periodontal Radiography - Jerzy Gawor

    d. Radiographic interpretation for Endodontic disease - Brook Niemiec

    e. Tooth hard tissue diseases - Jerzy Gawor

    f. Trauma - Jerzy Gawor

    g. Proliferative Lesions - Jerzy Gawor

    Chapter 9: Nasal cavity pathologies related to oral problems - Jerzy Gawor

    Chapter 10:  Radiography of the temporomandibular joint and mandibular symphysis - Jerzy Gawor

    Chapter 11: Exotic techniques and interpretation

    a. Rabbits - Vladimir Jekl

    b. Ferrets - Vladimir Jekl

    c. Skull and dental radiography in pet rodents - Vladimir Jekl

    Chapter 12: Advanced and Future Options for Oral and Maxillofacial Imaging - Brook Niemiec


    Brook A. Niemiec, Jerzy Gawor, Vladimír Jekl

    Overall, I liked this book a lot. It covers a broad range of topics and has interesting figures-such as the section in Dental Radiograph Interpretation Part A regarding the radiographic features of the teeth of different ages of cats and dogs. I found it easy to understand, with good annotations of the images, and clear explanations of the different pathologies presented. I think it would be a very useful , or, as the title promises, "practical" book for general practice veterinarians and veterinary students.

    - Teresa Bousquet, DVM, Park Veterinary Centre, Sherwood Park, Alberta, in Can Vet J 2020; 61(3):288.