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DES 0206L - Dental Radiology Laboratory II

30 Clock Hours

This laboratory course assists students in additional radiographic performance techniques to include surveys on patients with varied dentitions. Students practice advanced radiographic exposure techniques, interpretation, additional darkroom procedures, identification of landmarks and distinguishing various radiographic pathology. Clinical radiographic skills necessary to produce diagnostic quality x-rays including bitewing, radiographs, periapical radiographs, and panoramic surveys on actual patients are implemented. Emphasis is placed on patient and operator safety guideline and producing diagnostic quality radiographs. This course will involve live patients, scheduling appointments and presenting prescriptions for x-rays from local dentist.

Prerequisite(s): DES 0400 , DES 0205 DES 0205L  

Corequisite(s): DES 0206  

*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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