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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Feb 25, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DENT 126 Radiology

3 credits
This course introduces radiology as a diagnostic aid, and includes the concepts and principles of x-radiation, x-ray generation and radiation protection.

Prerequisites: DENT 112 , DENT 113 , DENT 114 , DENT 117 .

Quarters Offered: Winter, Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
At the completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Discuss the basic principles of radiation biology and the uses of x-radiation in dentistry
  • Discuss the concepts of x-radiation generation and radiation protection
  • Discuss radiographic imaging and imaging techniques for periapical and bitewing radiographs
  • Discuss principles of processing, and processing and mounting techniques
  • Discuss characteristics and landmarks of periapical and bitewing radiographs