Radiography



Summary - Radiography

A short summary about the topic of Radiography.

The Nuclear Energy Act - Radiography

Working with ionizing radiation is legally bound in the Netherlands by rules laid down in the Nuclear Energy Act (NEA). A NEA file...

Protective measures against radiation - Radiography

In dental practice, measures must be taken to minimize the radiation load. This is the ALARA principle. ALARA is the abbreviation...

Influence of X-rays on living tissue - Radiography

X-ray radiation is ionizing radiation; that is, molecules can be converted to ions. This can have harmful consequences for the human...

Unclear photos - Radiography

Due to incorrect setting technique or exposure or due to errors in the development procedure, unclear photos may arise. Failed photos...

Adjustment techniques for periapical recording - Radiography

For periapical recordings, a distinction is made between parallel technique and bisector control technique.

Recording techniques in dentistry - Radiography

When taking X-rays, we distinguish extraoral images in which the film is located outside the patient's mouth, such as an orthopantomogram...

Blacking of an x-ray photo - Radiography

The traditional (analogue) X-ray film used in dental practice is individually packed in a plastic casing, primarily for protection...

Absorption and imaging - Radiography

When a beam of rays with rays of very different wavelengths enters an object, not all rays will leave the object on the other side....

Intensity of the radiation - Radiography

The intensity of a beam is the total amount of energy that falls on a certain surface per second. Because a beam with a certain intensity...

The X-ray machine in dental practice - Radiography

An X-ray device is an electrical device that ensures the delivery of X-rays. The device can be small, as in most dental practices,...

X-rays - Radiography

X-ray radiation (X-radiation) is, just like visible light and radio waves, part of the electromagnetic radiation. This radiation can...

Introduction - Radiography

The radiograph is an important diagnostic tool in dentistry. With the help of X-rays, the dentist gets a view of the interior of the...

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