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2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) 
2019-2020 Academic Bulletin (Jan 2020) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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DH 424 - Oral Radiology

Cr Hrs: 3 (30-45-0)

Basic instruction is given in contemporary dental radiology techniques, emphasizing an introduction to intraoral and extraoral techniques; radiation physics, principles of and generation of photons (x-rays); components of x-ray producing equipment; radiation hygiene and safety; introduction to radiation deleterious effects on cell biology; composition, processing and chemistry of x-ray film; intraoral and extraoral anatomical bony landmarks; recognition of operator error/ processing artifacts; and introduction to differential diagnosis in oral radiology. Special emphasis is placed on determining radiographic signs of caries, bone loss associated with periodontal and systemic diseases, periapical pathology and radiographically notable dental materials for clinical interpretation.

Grade Mode: Standard
Instructional Method: Lecture, Lab
Location offered: Memphis
Term offered: Fall

Fall - Instructor of Record: Cassandra Christiansen
Fall - Additional Instructor 1: Elizabeth Thomas
Fall - Additional Instructor 2: Pam Albin
Fall - Additional Instructor 3: Keisha Werlitz

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