Course Title Code Semester L+P Hour Credits ECTS
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology-I * DEN   320 5 2 0 4

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Recommended Optional Programme Components None

Language of Instruction Turkish
Course Level First Cycle Programmes (Bachelor's Degree)
Course Type
Course Coordinator Asst.Prof.Dr. Burcu EVLİCE
To inform about biologic effects of x-rays, radiation safety and protection methods, basic principals of intraoral and extraoral imaging projections in dentistry, principals of radiographic interpretation, to introduce radiographic characteristics of anatomic structures and pathologies
Radiation physics, biologic effects of radiation, radiation safety and protection, imaging principles and techniques, radiographic interpretation of pathology

Learning Outcomes

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Course Content
WeekTopicsStudy Materials _ocw_rs_drs_yontem
1 Terminology in oral radiology, Radiation physics Course notes
2 Production and features of x-rays Course notes
3 Atomic structure, structure of x-ray machine and tube Course notes
4 Factors controlling X-ray beam, Radiation units Course notes
5 Biologic effects of radiation, radiation safety and protection Course notes
6 Imaging principles and techniques; Structure of radiographic films, intensifying screens and grids Course notes
7 Processing of x-ray film Course notes
8 Image characteristics; density, contrast and detail Course notes
9 Intraoral radiographic examinations Course notes
10 Extraoral radiography; Panoramic radiography Course notes
11 Radiographic infection control Course notes
12 Radiograhic anatomy and interpretation of pathology I Course notes
13 Radiograhic anatomy and interpretation of pathology II Course notes
14 Principles of image interpretation Course notes
15 Case presentation Course notes
16-17 Mid-Year Exam Course notes

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