Dental Radiology I

Course Overview

Course Code: DNTA-130

Department: Dental Assisting

Credit Hours: 3.00

Textbook Information: Bookstore website

This course provides an introduction to dental radiography. The material covered includes basic theory regarding radiography, its equipment and equipment usage, the effects and hazards of radiation and operator/patient protection during radiographic procedures. The types of exposures included in this course include bitewings and periapicals (bisecting and paralleling). This course provides the student with the technical knowledge needed for positioning, exposing, processing, mounting and evaluating dental radiographs (to the extent of normal anatomy). The student receives practical experience exposing and processing radiographs on mannequins. Prerequisite: Enrolled in Dental Assisting

Course Schedule


Term: Fall 2024

Section Name: DNTA-130-MC01D

Location: Main Campus

Available Seats: 3

Faculty Name: L. Schmidt, J. Gebke

Min Credits: 3.00

Comments: This class is for Dental Assisting students only. There are 4 different labs, only 6 students per lab. Students will be assigned a lab time.

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