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Dental Radiography

DES
1200

This course covers the fundamental principles of dental radiography. The history, principles and radiation physics, radiation biology, radiation safety, radiographic quality assurance and imaging theory are explained. Alternative imaging modalities and receptors (electronic/digital imaging) are included. The use of film, various types of radiographic equipment, techniques and interpretation of diagnostically acceptable radiographs are explained.

Credits: 
2.00
Class Hours: 
30.00
Prerequisite(s): 
Admission to the Dental Hygiene program.
Co-requisite(s): 
DES 1200L.
Course Type: 
Dental Hygiene