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Dental Hygiene

Dental Radiology

Course Code: DHY-102

Course Description : This course is designed to prepare students to expose radiographs as part of patient dental treatment. Topics include the fundamentals of dental radiology including the characteristics, production and utilization of x-rays in producing diagnostic dental radiographic images, biologic effects of radiation, radiation safety and protection, intra- and extra-oral exposure techniques, patient management and radiograph interpretation. The laboratory component includes all aspects of exposure, processing, interpretation and mounting of Intra-oral dental radiographs. All radiographic exposures are made utilizing manikins.

Department Description : Dental Auxiliaries Education

  • Credit: 3 - 0
  • Lecture Hours: 2
  • Lab Hours: 2
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