The Dental Radiation Safety Certification is perfect for working dental professionals and current dental hygienist students looking to enhance their skills. This course meets the requirements of the Virginia State Board of Dentistry for certification in radiography safety.
This class includes:
- X-Ray Production
- Radiation Biology
- Radiation Safety and Hygiene
- Dental Radiography Techniques
- Film Placement
- Proper Positioning of the Cone
A comprehensive exam will be given after the completion of the online session emphasizing safety for the patient, operator and co-workers (including infection control, health and safety procedures). Students must pass the exam with a minimum grade of 75%. This class will not provide clinical competence in taking x-rays. Students will receive a course certification of completion, which they can provide to their employer.