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DENA 139 Dental Radiography II

1.5 hours lab, 0.5 units
Grade Only

Description: This course is the clinical level of dental x-rays and covers the techniques and skills required for exposing full mouth series of dental radiographs and digital imaging, including Panoramic and Cephalometric radiographs. The use of various radiographic positioning devices is included. The student has the opportunity to expose radiographs in a simulated private practice environment through a program of referral of patient by local dentists. Students obtain a California State Radiation Safety Certification of Completion upon satisfactory completion of course requirements. This course is designed for students enrolled in the Dental Assisting Program.

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