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DES 0205L - Dental Radiology Laboratory I

60 Clock Hours
(Offered as needed)

This laboratory course assists students in radiographic performance techniques using DXTR manikins to achieve competency prior to exposure of various patients with varied dentitions. Students practice exposing, mounting, radiographic interpretation, safe darkroom procedures, identification of landmarks and distinguishing radiographic pathology from normal landmarks. Clinical radiographic skills necessary to produce diagnostic quality radiographs including bitewings, periapical radiographs, and panoramic x-rays will be covered. Emphasis is on patient and operator safety guidelines and producing diagnostic quality radiographs.

Prerequisite(s): DES 0400 DEA 0020 DEA 0020L    

Corequisite(s): DES 0205 .

*Vocational courses are not applicable to the A.A. or A.S. degree or to the College Credit Certificate without an approved articulation agreement. Vocational courses, offered in clock hours, are courses that can be used for the awarding of Career and Technical or Vocational Certificates. In addition, vocational courses may be articulated to college credit and applied to college credit certificates or A.S. degree programs. Students should work closely with an advisor to plan their studies in a way to take advantage of this opportunity.

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