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Dental Radiation Health and Safety Certification

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This course is designed for working dental assistants with enough experience to understand terms and concepts related to dental assisting, particularly dental radiography. Participants will view presentations and take a pre and post-test and must score at least 80% on the post-test to pass with three attempts.
The course contents have been vetted and approved by the state dental board and consist of the following:
 History, Introduction to ionizing radiation, x-ray tube head components, Kvp, mA, density, contrast, somatic and gonadal effects, ALARA concept, other safety considerations. Terminology, traditional dental film components, processing, errors, film placement, parallel and bisecting techniques, placement devices, angulations, anatomic landmarks Jurisprudence, infection control. Extraoral, digital, 3D imaging

Class Details

133 Sessions
Weekly - Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu

Online Classroom

MultipleInstructor :
1.Linda McGillicuddy2.Sandra Martinez 



Please read:  Prospective students will enroll and must submit a letter from their employer on letterhead that states the student is employed in their dental practice. Students will then receive enrollment information



Schedule Information

Skip dates: (No class on 01/18/2021, 02/15/2021)

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
1/1/2021 - 5/15/2021 Weekly -Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Online Access, Online Classroom  Map Sandra Martinez  ; Linda McGillicuddy 

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