Certification for Dental Radiographers

Course Objective

To prepare the student with sufficient theoretical knowledge to safely operate dental radiography equipment and pass the Florida State Board of Dentistry approved certification examination.

Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing this examination are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take this exam, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.

Course Descriptions

The course of study involves the fundamentals of Dental Radiography, safety, intraoral radiography basics, the bisecting technique, the paralleling technique, extraoral radiography, traditional FMX mounting, Rinn assembly, positioning, and sensor exposure.

Satisfactory Academic Progress Policy

Participants are required to pass clinical or written examination(s), which adequately test competency in each subject area. Participants must obtain an average score of at least 75 percent out of a possible 100 percent on each exam.

Total Weeks: 2

Total Clock Hours: 8

Theory Hours: 3

Lab Hours: 5

A certificate is issued upon successful completion of the course.

This program has been approved by the Florida Department of Health. It is not licensed by the Florida Department of Education, Commission for Independent Education or approved by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). This program is a continuing education program for Dental Assistant personnel.