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DEN110 Dental Radiology 4 credits

Prerequisite(s): Instructor consent

This class prepares the student for the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Radiation Health & Safety (RHS) exam - one of two exams required for the Certificate in Radiologic Proficiency from the State of Oregon, which is required to legally expose radiographs. To become fully certified, students must also pass the Oregon Clinical Radiologic Proficiency Exam administered by DANB. This class is designed to prepare students in the following sections: Radiation safety for the patient, radiation safety for the operator, exposing and evaluating radiographs, processing films, mounting and labeling radiographs, and techniques used in performing a full mouth radiographic exam. Lab provides hands-on clinical instruction of the lecture material presented. Students demonstrate the capabilities and understanding through clinical evaluation in a lab setting.

This course may be taken 1 time for credit.