Course Details

Course Number

10508103

Credits

2.00

Description

Prepares dental auxiliary students to operate x-ray units and expose bitewing, periapical, extra oral and occlusal radiographs. Emphasis is placed on protection against x-ray hazards. Students also process, mount and evaluate radiographs for diagnostic value. In this course students demonstrate competency on a manikin. In addition, students expose bitewing radiographs on a peer, role-play patient. Students gain further experience in exposing radiographs on patients in the clinical portion of their program. This course also provides the background in radiographic theory required for students to make informed decisions and adjustments.

Pre/Corequisites: 10-508-101 DENTAL HEALTH SAFETY, and 10-508-102 ORAL ANATOMY, EMBRY, HISTOLOGY or 31-508-304 DENTAL & GENERAL ANATOMY. Condition: Accepted into the Dental Hygienist Associate Degree program or Dental Assistant Technical Diploma, or with Dean or Associate Dean approval.

Class Details

Days & Times Room Instructor Meeting Dates
Tuesday 10:00AM - 10:50AM 3014-Wausau Campus CHS Bld-IVC Michelle Hilts Aug 30 - Dec 13
Thursday 12:00PM - 2:50PM 1009-Wausau Campus CHS Bldg Dn Michelle Hilts Sep 1 - Dec 15

Notes

This section is for Dental Hygiene students

Mode of Instruction

Interactive Video Conferencing
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Fees

$442.32

First date to enroll

Last date to enroll

Class Status

Open

Capacity

14

Available Seats

2

Registration

This class is only open to students enrolled in a program, or those with special approval. To register for this class, please first enroll in a program or request Dean approval.