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2017-2018 College Catalog 
2017-2018 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHYG 117 Dental Radiology

This course is designed to familiarize students with the principles and procedures of dental radiology. Laboratory time is provided to enable students to practice the exposing, processing, mounting and interpreting of dental radiographs. In addition, the concept of prevention as it relates to radiation hygiene is reinforced throughout theoretical and practical sessions. Emphasis is placed on the development of the technical skills necessary to produce dental radiographs of acceptable diagnostic quality. Recitation periods will be utilized to help clarify radiology concepts. Open only to matriculated Dental Hygiene students.
Pre-requisite(s): DHYG 105 Tooth Morphology and Occlusion  and DHYG 110 Preventive Dentistry I .
Co-requisite(s): DHYG 120 Preventive Dentistry II  and DHYG 121 Clinical Dental Hygiene I .
Lab fee will be required
Terms Offered: Spring
Offered Distance Learning: No
Credits: 4
Contact Hours:
Lecture: 2
Lab: 3
Other: 1