Aug 17, 2022  
TCC Catalog 2021-2022 
TCC Catalog 2021-2022 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DES1200L Dental Radiology Lab

1 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite(s): grade of C or better in DES1020 .
Corequisite(s): DES1200 .
Students will achieve proficiency in performing digital radiographic techniques on a DXTTR manikin prior to exposure of radiographs on patients. Intraoral and extraoral exposure techniques will be covered. Students completing this course will be able to produce technically acceptable interproximal and periapical digital radiographs with bisecting and paralleling techniques on primary, mixed, complete dentitions or edentulous patients. Students will also expose technically acceptable panoramic radiographs. Laboratory exercises include mounting and interpretation of films prior to evaluation. Students will learn to distinguish radiographic pathology from normal oral landmarks. Infection control and quality control will be maintained throughout laboratory exercises. Contact: 45 hours per semester. Additional fee. Does not count toward A.A. degree.