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DHY 1460 — Oral Radiography 3 Credit hours  4 Contact hours

Provides a study of the concepts of radiobiologic imaging including components of the x-ray machine, x-ray production, and attenuation. Instruction on and practice with exposing, processing, mounting, assessing, interpreting and duplicating extraoral and intraoral radiographs with emphasis on the parallel technique is incorporated into this course. Principles of radiation safety and protection in conjunction with quality assurance are stressed. "C" grade policy applies.
Prerequisites: Acceptance into the Dental Hygiene Program.
Corequisites: BIO 1110, COM 1110, DHY 1010, DHY 1200, DHY 1511.