Dental Curriculum Threads

Clinical Oral Radiology

Course Director: Peggy Lee
Credits: 3
Quarters/Yr of Program: Winter / 2

Course Overview

Students will train with a virtual reality radiology program, and will be taking X-rays on a dry skull and a DXTTR® phantom, which are then evaluated and discussed. Students will learn how to position patients for panoramic radiography and cone beam CT. Students will shadow in the oral radiology clinic.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

1. Take intraoral radiographs
2. Assess image quality of intraoral radiographs
3. Assess image quality of panoramic radiographs
4. Write a concise radiographic interpretation report for a panoramic radiograph

UWSOD Competencies: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 13, 14, 15

Date last updated: 2018-03-16