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DHY:126Dental Radiology I2

A study of the production and effects of radiation. Emphasis is given to the effects of variations in exposure control factors, personnel and patient safety measures, and dental radiographic film and film processing. Anatomical landmarks, and their radiographic presentation are introduced. Techniques for placing, positioning, exposing, processing and mounting intraoral radiographs are covered in depth. Additional lab hours required. Prerequisites: Current enrollment in the Dental Hygiene program and Reading Proficiency.