3 Credit Hours
This course emcompasses the physics of radiation and radiation biology are related to the principles, techniques and interpretation of intra and extraoral radiographs. Quality in exposing, mounting and processing dental x-rays is stressed along with an emphasis on the safety of the patient and operator included in this course. Laboratory exercises will develop the student's competency in exposing, processing and mounting radiographs. Co-requisites: DHY-114 Dental Hygiene Anatomical Sciences.