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DHY 102 DENTAL RADIOLOGY (Core Course)

DHY 102        DENTAL RADIOLOGY (Core Course)      (3 Credits)  

Lecture and laboratory sessions focus on the principles of radiology and its clinical application. Lecture topics include x-ray production, processing, intra and extra oral techniques, quality assurance, utilization of radiographic selection criteria, radiographic interpretation and radiation biology and safety, infection control, and hazardous waste disposal. Laboratory experience includes simulation exercises with mannequins, and working with assigned patients. Students are taught via lectures and demonstrations, and are responsible for answering workbook questions and completing a quality assurance project. Students who take the laboratory component will also complete a portfolio with a self-evaluation paper.

Prerequisite: “C” or better in DHY 112.