Catalog 2017-2018 
    Jan 18, 2019  
Catalog 2017-2018 [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

Total Hours: 30 Lecture Hours: 10 Lab or Clinical Hours: 20