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The Radiographic Image

COURSE NUMBER: 571

Hassem Geha, DDS, MDS, Diplomate of the ABOMR

Credit Hours:

1 Hour(s)

The purpose of this course is to explain the basic concepts of image formation and the factors that affect image brightness, contrast, sharpness and overall quality. In addition, this course explains in detail the principle of image formati...

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Overview

The purpose of this course is to explain the basic concepts of image formation and the factors that affect image brightness, contrast, sharpness and overall quality. In addition, this course explains in detail the principle of image formation on any type of x-ray receptor starting from the interaction between the x-ray and the object that is radiographed.


Syllabus: Dental Radiology

The information in this 12-module syllabus is intended (1) to meet elements of initial educational/training requirements for Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, and Dental Assistant Students related to dental radiography; (2) to provide a framework for an in-service training program in oral healthcare settings to meet annual educational/training requirements as mandated by federal, state, local and professional organizations; and (3) to serve as a resource for oral healthcare personnel wishing to review evidence-based information on specific topics related to dental radiography. A PDF is available for each module that may serve as a convenient resource.

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  • Intended Audience:

    Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Students, Dental Hygiene Students, Dental Assistant Students

  • Date Course Online:

    Feb 1, 2019

  • Last Revision Date:

    NA

  • Course Expiration Date:

    Aug 31, 2022

  • Cost:

    Free

  • Method:

    Self-instructional

  • AGD Subject Code(s):

    731

Learning Objectives

Upon the completion of this course, the dental professional should be able to:


  • Describe how the x-ray image is formed.
  • Explain the difference between contrast resolution and spatial resolution.
  • Describe the effect of the exposure settings on the image quality.
  • Describe the difference between magnification and distortion.

Disclaimers

  • P&G is providing these resource materials to dental professionals. We do not own this content nor are we responsible for any material herein.
  • Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

Note:  Registration is required to take test.

Author(s)

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • The author report no conflicts of interest associated with this course.
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Hassem Geha

DDS, MDS, Diplomate of the ABOMR

Hassem Geha is a Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center. He received his dental degree from Saint Joseph University, School of Dental Medicine – Beirut in 1997, and two specia...

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Submission Information

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Nationally Approved PACE Program Provider for FAGD/MAGD credit.

Approval does not imply acceptance by any regulatory authority or AGD endorsement.


8/1/2021 to 7/31/2027

Provider ID# 211886

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AADH Approved Program Provider

Procter & Gamble is designated as an approved Provider by the American Academy of Dental Hygiene, Inc. #AADHPGC (January 1, 2022-December 31, 2023). Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial Board of Dentistry. Licensee should maintain this document in the event of an audit.