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DHY 108 - Dental Hygiene Radiology

4 credit hours - Two hours lecture weekly and four hours laboratory weekly; one term.
Discuss the principles and practice of dental radiography. Examine the background of dental x-rays, clinician responsibilities, radiation safety and the biological effects of radiation. Demonstrate x-ray production, processing, mounting, intra- and extra-oral techniques, quality assurance, radiographic selection criteria, radiographic interpretation of anatomy and artifacts, infection control, and patient management. Lab fee $250.

Prerequisite(s): Acceptance into the Dental Hygiene Program.

Corequisite(s): DHY 100 , DHY 102 , DHY 104 , DHY 106 .