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Course: Taking Diagnostically Acceptable Radiographs: The Importance of Being a Straight Shooter - Hinman.org

Speaker Information

Ms. Marianne Dryer
Barnstable, MA
Hygiene

Th227 - Taking Diagnostically Acceptable Radiographs: The Importance of Being a Straight Shooter
Date/Time: 3/17/2022   1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Type: Registered   Handouts: Yes
Dentist Fee: $25.00  Other Fee: $25.00
Audience: Hygienists, Assistants
Keyword(s):
Dental Assisting
Hygiene
Radiology

The need for quality, predictable, diagnostically acceptable radiographs while minimizing radiation for the patient is at the core of providing evidence based dentistry. This course will examine a variety of ways to ensure patient safety while achieving predictable quality radiographic images.

Learning Objectives: 

  • Examine the critical role radiographs play in the assessment and diagnosis of dental disease.
  • Recognize advantages, varieties and limitations of digital xray systems.
  • Identify common errors clinicians experience and solutions to overcome these.
  • Examine the products available to help achieve radiographic success.
  • Explore trends in radiographic technology and additional training needed to recognize disease and anomalies in varying image systems.
  • Understand the rules and regulations pertaining to state requirements and other governing agencies.