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DHY:156Dental Radiology Lab1

Dental Radiology Lab introduces the techniques for placement, exposing, processing, mounting, imaging, and analysis of dental radiographs. Application of the principles of ethical and safety reasoning is applied to the exposure of patient to x-radiation following the ALARA concept. Supplemental dental radiographic techniques and procedures used in contemporary dental practices and facilities are applied. Emphasis is also given to the extra oral panoramic digital techniques. Supplemental techniques for pediatric, transitional, and edentulous radiographs are presented. Prerequisites: BIO 203, BIO 207, BIO 208, CHM 101; Current CPR-Basic Life Support with AED Certification, Reading Proficiency.