Radiographic Techniques for the Pediatric Patient

Introduction

Introduction - Paediatric Radiograhic Techniques
The purpose of the Radiographic Techniques for the Paediatric Patient course is to provide a discussion on the guidelines for radiographic exposure intervals for the reduction of ionizing radiation and innovative techniques that are helpful in conducting radiographic examinations for the paediatric patient. Also, suggestions for communicating with patients and parents about radiation safety and the need for radiographs are covered.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. Schwartz was a member of the dentalcare.com Advisory Board.

Disclaimer: 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.

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Syllabus: Dental Radiology

The information in this 10-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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