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Lake Washington Institute of Technology    
  Jan 23, 2018
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 137 Radiographic Interpretation

2 credits
In this course students take and interpret radiographs on clinical patients to assist with the dental hygiene diagnosis.

Prerequisites: DHYG 111 , DHYG 112 , DHYG 113 , DHYG 114 , DHYG 116 , DHYG 118 , DHYG 119 .

Corequisites: DHYG 121 , DHYG 122 , DHYG 123 , DHYG 124 , DHYG 127 , DHYG 139 .

Quarters Offered: Winter

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

  • Explain advanced concepts and techniques of intraoral radiographic imaging
  • Identify radiographic images and interpret the findings
  • Take quality intraoral and panoramic radiographs
  • Explain advanced concepts and techniques of panoramic radiography
  • Troubleshoot problems with panoramic techniques and images
  • Identify normal intraoral radiographic anatomy and landmarks
  • Identify and diagnose periodontal disease and bone loss based on radiographic appearance
  • Explain the localization radiographic technique used to locate foreign objects in the oral cavity