Radiology practice quiz for week ten

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Radiology practice quiz for week ten
2010-11-03 17:40:07
chapter twenty nine

radiographic interpretation
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  1. an explanation of what is viewed on a dental radiograph, an important component of patient care
    radigraphic interpretation
  2. to offer an explanation
  3. an explanation
  4. an explanation of what is viewed on a dental radiograph; the ability to read what is revealed by a dental radiograph
    radiographic interpretation
  5. the identification of a disease by examination or analysis
  6. true or false. The dentist is responsible for establishing a diagnosis. Other members of the dental team are restricted by law from rendering a diagnosis.
    both statements are true
  7. What are 3 important reasons of interpretation?
    • detection of disease
    • detection of lesions
    • conditions of the teeth that cannot be identified clinically
  8. true or false. Training is necessary to interpret dental radiographs.
  9. ___________and_____________are trained to interpret radiographs
    • dentists
    • dental hygienists
  10. are dental assistants trained in the interpretation of radiographs?
    they may or may not be
  11. What 5 things must the dental radiographer be confident in to interpret films?
    • normal anatomy
    • dental restorations, dental materials, and foreign objects
    • dental caries
    • periodontal disease
    • traumatic injuries and periapical lesions
  12. the term______________refers to an explanation of what is viewed on a radiograph, whereas the term____________refers to the identification of disease by examination or analysis.
    • interpretation
    • diagnosis
  13. in dentistry, a diagnosis is made by the dentist after a thorough review of what 5 things?
    • medical history
    • dental history
    • clinical examination
    • radiographic examination
    • clinic or laboratory tests
  14. radiographs are taken for the benefit of who?
    the patient
  15. when should radiographs be taken? When and where should they be interpretted?
    • at the beginning of the appointment
    • reviewed and interpretted immediately after mounting, and infront of the patient
  16. interpretation of patient radiographs can be used as a/an___________tool in the dental setting.
  17. Why is team work important in interpretation and patient education of dental radiographs?
    the radiographer can educate the patient by identifying and explaining what is normal on a radiograph, and the dentist can focus on specific problems or areas of concern, to educate the patients about the importance and use of dental radiographs