Dental Assistant Radiology Course
Dental Board approved Radiation Safety course. This course includes both: lecture and clinical application of x-ray safety, film exposure, processing, mounting and evaluation. This course uses: instructional videos, workbook and physical demonstrations. All supplies will be provided course.
As of 2002, to receive a R.D.A. license in California, individuals must show proof of completion of a California radiation safety course and coronal polish course.
This course is designed to meet all standards set forth by the Dental Board of California. The first two days of this course are scheduled for lecture and exposure of x-rays on a dental manikin. A written examination will be given at the end of the first class meeting. At the last class meeting, you will be required to perform a timed FMX on a clinical patient for your final examination. This patient will be provided by you and must be 18 years of age or older. In addition to classroom instruction, you will also be required to complete three FMX's on three separate patients as homework in our dental office. All homework assignments are to be met by the last day of the course. Please note that homework can include no more than 2 digital Full Mouth X-Rays, only 1 can be manual.
CE Units provided upon completion of this course: 24 C.E. units.