Digital Advanced Radiology for the Dental Auxiliary

Anita Gohel, BDS, PhD, FICD
Professor and Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

Connie Kuntupis, BSDH, MS
Assistant Clinical Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and Radiology
The Ohio State University College of Dentistry

Friday, December 2, 2016
12:30  - 4:30 p.m.
Postle Hall

Hands-on: Limited Seating

CE Credits: 4.0
Course Format: Lecture/Participation

*This course satisfies the OSDB 2-hr radiography renewal requirement for dental assistants.

Prior radiology certification is required to take this course. Digital radiography offers the advantages of instant access, easy transmission, and manipulation of images to optimize brightness and contrast. This course offers an overview of the different types of digital imaging, including the CCD, CMOS, and PSP systems.

 Learning Objectives:

  • Participants will learn sensor placement and infection control procedures while using digital sensors, image enhancement techniques, and tips for troubleshooting errors on digital images.

  • Participants will be able to take intraoral digital images on DXTTR and receive hands-on experience with image enhancement.

  • Participants will observe intraoral and panoramic digital radiography procedures in the college's radiology patient treatment center.

Dress Code:
Closed toe shoes (tennis shoes recommended)

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