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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
 
    
 
  Feb 17, 2018
 
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DENT 136 Radiography

2 credits
This course builds on the science foundation established in DENT 126 . Students begin to take radiographs on clinical patients and study advanced techniques of radiography such as extra-oral techniques.

Prerequisites: DENT 115 , DENT 124 , or instructor permission.

Quarters Offered: Fall, Spring

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Describe cone placement in terms of vertical and horizontal angulation
  • Differentiate between bisecting and paralleling techniques
  • Explain the need for panoramic radiographic films
  • Describe the purpose for occlusal films
  • Describe the purpose and number of periapical films using the bisecting technique
  • Describe the use of intraoral photography and videography in a clinical setting