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Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 
Middlesex Community College Academic Catalog 2017-18 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

DHY 152 - Dental Radiology


This course is designed to introduce the student to the concepts of ionizing radiation and the production, properties, dosages, hazards and protective devices related to the dental X-ray. The primary focus of the course includes theory for exposing, processing, mounting and interpreting dental radiographs as well as quality assurance in the practice setting and alternate imaging modalities. The lab portion of the course focuses on the application of dental radiology theory in a clinical setting. Emphasis is on the practice of exposing, processing and mounting intra-oral radiographs with appropriate radiation hygiene and infection control protocol. 2 hour lecture/2 hour lab Course usually offered in the fall (DA) & spring (DH).

Prerequisite(s): Completion of DHY 103 and DHY 104; or admission to the Dental Assisting Program.

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