Dental Radiology   [Archived Catalog]
2012-2013 Catalog [Aug. 2012-Aug. 2013]
   

DES 1200 - Dental Radiology


The purpose of this course is to introduce the student to the basic principles of oral and maxillofacial radiology. The radiographic examination plays an important role in the diagnostic process in dentistry in conjunction with the clinical examination. The student must possess a sound knowledge of the proper use of dental radiography equipment, radiation safety, exposing, processing and mounting dental radiographs, and recognition of a quality film.
Prerequisites: DES 1010.
Corequisites: DES 1200L.

Degrees Offered: A.S.

Credit Hours:3. 
Contact Hours: 3.