Radiology Certification Program

Massachusetts Dental Society, 2 Willow St, Southborough
Sep 05, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration: 8:00 am
Seminar: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm 

Learning Objectives: 
  • Review the principles of X-ray generation,  image formation, and intraoral anatomy
  • Learn to provide infection control and quality assurance
  • Understand intraoral radiographic techniques
  • Learn film processing and duplication, and digital and panoramic radiography
  • Determine how to mount and analyze radiographs
  • Provide radiation protection and safety
  • Become familiar with ALARA guidelines and state regulations
Clinical Objectives:
  • Take and pass a written examination
  • Perform satisfactory periapical and bitewing radiographs using the paralleling technique
  • Demonstrate how to properly process film and how to mount and label radiographs
  • Become familiar with dental occlusal, panoramic, and cephalometric radiographs
  • Be able to self-analyze and rectify radiographic technical and processing errors

Speaker: Mary Ellen Sholes, former dental radiology technologist, Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine 

Seminar Type: Lecture 

CEUs: 11

Audience: Assistant; Hygienist

NOTE: Everyone must attend the lecture on Thursday, September 5, at the MDS Headquarters and the clinical session of your choice on Saturday, September 7, at the Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine.
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