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Dental Radiation Safety Certification

This course meets the requirements of the Virginia State Board of Dentistry for certification in radiography safety.

This hybrid class will include x-ray production, radiation biology, radiation safety and hygiene, dental radiography techniques, film placement and proper positioning of the cone.

A comprehensive exam will be given after the completion of the online session. The exam emphasizes safety for the patient, operator and co-worker (including infection control, health and safety procedures).The student must pass the exam with a minimum grade of 75%.

This class will not provide clinical competence in taking x-rays.

The next class will be offered Fall 2017. Class details will be listed on this website and in WES.

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For Additional Information

For more information, please contact Dan Semones at or 540-857-6476.

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Phone: 540-857-6076
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