DA 111 - Dental Radiography I Units: 3
Production, characteristics and biologic effects of radiation; function, components and operation of the X-ray unit; radiation protection and monitoring; components and care of X-ray film; chemistry and techniques associated with X-ray film and the developing solutions. Review of anatomical landmarks, X-ray placement, identification and correction of radiographic errors; recording pertinent data; specialized procedures and techniques for pediatric dentistry. The bisecting technique adapted to an adult, pediatric manikins and human patients.
Transferability: May not transfer towards an NSHE bachelor's degree
Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite: Acceptance to the Dental Assisting Program.
Term Offered: Fall