Essentials of Dental Photography
by Drs Irfan Ahmad and Fahad Al-Harbi
ISBN: 9781119312086 • Paperback • 360 pages
AN ACCESSIBLE, ONE-STOP GUIDE TO GETTING THE MOST OUT OF DENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE Dental photography is an increasingly important part of dental care in general practices, hospitals and specialist clinics. The uses of dental photographs are numerous, such as monitoring treatment outcomes, educating patients, promoting services, and providing evidence for litigation or regulatory purposes. ‘Essentials of Dental Photography’ is a user-friendly guide to incorporating dental photographs into daily practice. Containing real-world advice and proven techniques, this book helps clinicians understand and apply the fundamental principles of dental photography. Accessible chapters cover every major aspect of dental photography and answer the most common questions asked by clinicians. Step-by-step instructions show readers how to select the correct photographic and dental equipment, set up equipment for a variety of dental procedures, process images using photo-editing software, and more. The basic concepts of dental photography are explained, and also how to create high-quality, predictable and repeatable images. Providing an easy-to-follow roadmap to exceptional dental photographs, this practical guide:
• Covers all the basic concepts, equipment, and techniques of dental photography • Illustrates the photographic setups for both intra- and extra-oral images
• Provides recommendations for appropriate types of cameras, lenses, flashes, reflectors, tripods and software • Discusses photographic archiving, electronic dissemination, printing, publishing and presenting images. ‘Essentials of Dental Photography’ is a valuable guide for dental practitioners and new graduates looking to learn dental photography and apply it in practice.