Lectures and demonstrations are coordinated with lab practice on mannequins to develop mastery of dental radiographic techniques to include digital radiography, processing, mounting, and evaluating films. Emphasis will be placed on client and operator protection, exposure and processing errors, asepsis protocol, radiographic techniques, and equipment function. Two clients will be scheduled near the end of the term when students exhibit acceptable and safe skills.
A grade of C or higher is required in BIOL 195C, BIOL 196C, BIOL 202C, CHEM 125C, and in ADED courses (unless course syllabi state otherwise) to progress in the Dental Hygiene program. Courses with virtual/online labs are not accepted.