Conventional Dental Radiography Review
Learn conventional dental radiography with this online course, ideal for dental professionals who are only trained on digital equipment and need to understand the conventional processes.
If you need to learn about conventional dental radiography, then this course is for you. This course covers the process of using film rather than digital images. You’ll explore topics such as how to catch and correct common radiographic exposure errors and how to operate radiographic processing equipment.
You’ll learn how to mount and label dental radiographs, recognize basic radiation biology concepts, and identify anatomical landmarks of the teeth, jaws, oral cavity, and adjacent structures of the skull. This course also covers important topics such as radiation safety procedures, quality-assurance procedures, and infection control techniques.
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AGD Code: 138
By the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Recognize basic radiation biology concepts
- Practice radiation safety procedures
- Identify anatomical landmarks of the teeth, jaws, oral cavity, and adjacent structures of the skull
- Apply effective infection control techniques
- Use radiographic exposure equipment
- Catch and correct common radiographic exposure errors
- Operate radiographic processing equipment
- Find and fix common radiographic film processing errors
- Mount and label dental radiographs
- Execute necessary quality-assurance procedures
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