Radiation Safety (X-Ray)

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In this course you will demonstrate procedures for preparing patients for dental X‑rays, assemble XCP instruments/eezee grip holders using traditional and digital equipment, perform radiographic surveys using both paralleling and bisecting techniques, processing, mounting and critiquing, while adhering to radiation safety precautions and infection control standards.

Hands-on skills and clinical patient dates take place in Pasadena.

Upcoming Dates:
Sat, July 20th – 9:00am – 3:00pm (hands-on skills)
Sun, July 21st – 9:00am – 3:00pm (hands-on skills)
Sat, July 27th – 9:00am – 3:00pm (clinical patients)
Sun, July 28th – 9:00am – 3:00pm (clinical patients)
Sat, Aug 17th – 9:00am – 3:00pm (hands-on skills)
Sun, Aug 18th – 9:00am – 3:00pm (hands-on skills)
Sat, Aug 24th – 9:00am – 3:00pm (clinical patients)
Sun, Aug 25th – 9:00am – 3:00pm (clinical patients)
Contact Orchid@ADMinstitute.com for future dates!
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This two part course combines online training with hands-on skills sessions to ensure greater flexibility, and protection for our students.

Note: This is a 32 hour course which includes 4 days of instruction. ALL participants will need 4 patients for the clinical examination.

Upon registration you will receive confirmation of your online course which must be complete before coming in to your first classroom session. The first two days of the course (Sat & Sun) will consist of laboratory practices on radiology manikins (4 sets of x-rays, processing, mounting, and critiquing). The next week you will take 3 full sets (18 x-rays) on 3 clinical patients in the setting of your own dental office. If taking X-Rays at your office is not possible, we can arrange for you to take X-Rays at our facility.  In total, you will need to take three digital X-Rays and one traditional film X-Ray.  The third day (Sat), you will perform your fourth and final clinical patient X-rays at our facility. If you took 3 digital X-Rays at your office, you will complete a film X-Ray at our office, if you took 3 film X-Rays at your office you will complete one digital. You must also provide all 3 patients’ X-Rays and evaluations from your previous clinical assignments when coming in on the last day.

All patients must meet the following acceptable criteria:

• 18 years of age

• Not pregnant

• Minimum of 20 teeth in dentition

Radiology requirement forms will be issued for each patient


Each participant must possess a current CPR/BLS card and show proof as evidence on first day of class. Click HERE for CPR!

All supplies are furnished for this course.

32 CEU’s/hours will be provided after completion of course

This certificate received must be submitted to the Dental Board of California before taking the RDA examination.

Have a Question? We are here to help!

Email: Orchid@ADMinstitute.com

(626) 345-0005 x 1

4 reviews for Radiation Safety (X-Ray)

  1. Stephanie Santos

    I learned how to take X-rays on Dexter the practice dummy, and then patients in real life. I feel confident in my skills 🙂

  2. Willow

    Fast paced course. You learn a lot of great information. One on one course so you get all the help you need.

  3. Kelly

    I learned how to take x-rays relatively quick. Practiced on patients which helped get me more comfortable. I recommend this course.

  4. Nichole Vannatta

    This institute taught me the basics of x-rays and how to take dental x-rays. You get to take dental x-rays on patients and it definitely made me feel confident in my skills for future employment. The instructor is wonderful.

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