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DXX 117 - Dental Radiography I

(2/3)
Prerequisites: The two prerequisite courses for dental hygiene students include DHY 114  and DXX 104 . The two prerequisite courses for dental assisting students include DAA 116  and DXX 104 ; Corequisites: DAA 116  or DHY 119  – This course will introduce the basic principles of dental radiography. Topics covered include the physics of ionizing radiation, including hazards of radiation, safety precautions, and equipment management. Laboratory experience consists of x-ray film placement, and exposure of radiographs on a x-ray manikin. Students will learn to differentiate between normal and diseased anatomical structures as they appear on radiographs. Students will identify errors caused by incorrect technique(s) and/or process error(s) and determine how to correct the errors. DX 126



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