DENT6849 Oral and Maxillofacial Radiography and Radiology

6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
Non-standard teaching periodOral Health Care Centre of WA (OHCWA)Face to face
This unit provides clinical experience in oral and maxillofacial radiography and radiology to introduce the student to the discipline as it applies to the various dental specialties.
Students are able to (1) demonstrate an understanding of the processes in interpretative radiology; (2) demonstrate an understanding of the responsibilities and the limitations of dental specialists in oral and maxillofacial radiology; and (3) demonstrate sound understanding of the prescription of diagnostic imaging as it pertains to the various dental specialists and clinical scenarios.
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) written assignment and (2) written examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Associate Professor Johan Aps
Contact hours
2 hours per week (for approx. 10 weeks)
Students are required to be registered with the Dental Board of Australia for the duration of the Doctor of Clinical Dentistry (90840).

White, S. C. and Pharaoh, M. J. Oral Radiology: Principles and Interpretation, 5th edn: Mosby Elsevier 2008

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