Course Descriptions and Outlines

Dental Radiology

The lecture component of this course includes an overview of the history of x-ray development, a review of basic mathematics and radiation physics as they apply to x-ray production and radiographic quality, darkroom chemistry, radiation hygiene and safety, interpretation of normal anatomy and dental film analysis, radiographic interpretation and evaluation, and quality assurance issues. Lab sessions will allow the learner to develop radiographic skills, and clinic sessions create an opportunity for learners to enhance their efficiency in radiographic technique. Prerequisite(s): None Co-requisites: None

Credits: 4.00

Credit Breakdown: Lecture 2.00
Lab 2.00
On the job training n/a

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