The Tools

With standard veterinary whole-body machines, set exposure to 100ma for 1/10 sec., with tube 16" from film. Adjust kVp as follows: cat-45-kVp; 30 lb. dog-55 kVp; large dog-60 kVp.



Dent-x (AFP Imaging) veterinary dental machine - notice long arm capable of reaching two treatment tables.

Control panel with timer

Control panel
Buttons for species size, and file type.

Long (better detail-high kv)
Short (lower kv) cone

Table of Contents
Smile Book II
Dental Radiology
Jan Bellows, D.V.M. Diplomate, American Veterinary Dental College
About the Author
Section 1: Getting Started - The Tools
The Radiograph Machine
The Film
The Film Dot
Film Processing
Trouble Shooting Dental Film
Section 2: Getting Started - What to Look For
Section 3: Identifying Possible Problems
Section 4: Aids for Explaining Radiology to Clients

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