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Winter 2024
Jun 20,2024
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DH 244B - Oral Radiology 2 Lab
Associated Term: Winter 2024
Learning Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Understand the purpose and use of panoramic imaging and utilize this knowledge on live clients
2. Understand the principles and application of extra-oral imaging, including types and composition of extra-oral film
3. Discuss the use and rationale of vertical bitewing exposures
4. Learn the basic skills required for radiographic interpretation of dental caries
5. Learn the basic skills required for radiographic interpretation of periodontal disease
6. Learn the basic skills required for radiographic interpretation of pulpal and periapical lesions
7. Learn the basic skills required for radiographic interpretation of developmental disturbances and lesions associated with bone
8. Understand the principles of digital and newer imaging systems as well as utilizing digital radiography and dental practice management systems
9. Learn the basic skills required to expose radiographs on pedodontic and partially/fully edentulous clients
10. Understand the importance of quality assurance, and practice radiologic health and safety measures
11. Understand how to maintain processing equipment to consistently produce quality radiographs
12. Understand and utilize film and PID placement using both the paralleling and bisection of the angle techniques
13. Understand the concept of patient management
14. Demonstrate accurate recording of radiographic information in client’s record
15. Demonstrate strict adherence to all methods for the prevention of disease transmission presented
16. Know Lane Community College’s radiation policies
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