Radiology for Dental Auxiliary
Certification Course


This course is approved for Certification for Dental Radiographers per Florida Administrative Code, Chapter 64B5-9.011.

One of the few courses taught by full-time dental radiologists, this course is specifically designed to make a complex subject much easier to comprehend. Safety factors for protecting the operator and patient will be stressed. This course is a review for dental auxiliaries to reacquaint them with the necessary background material and fundamental principles needed for certification in radiology safety as currently required by Florida law.  Participants will learn the intra-oral and extra-oral imaging including panoramic and CBCT techniques.

This course includes self-study via required readings and trainings PLUS one weekend of in-person instruction.


  • Characteristics and qualities of the X-ray tube and the beam
  • Radiation biology and protection
  • Infection Control protocols
  • Selection of the radiographic techniques
  • Film and sensor placement (Paralleling and bisecting the angle technique)
  • Film processing, mounting and duplication
  • Characteristics and evaluation of dental radiographs
  • Quality assurance and recognizing and correcting errors for both film and digital images
  • Extra-oral imaging including panoramic imaging techniques. Recognition and correction of positioning errors in panoramic images
  • CBCT Imaging techniques

Course Materials

After completing your registration you will receive an Enrollment Confirmation email with information to log in to Google Classroom to complete your requirements.

Course Director

Anita Gohel
Department: DN-RADIOLOGY

Anita Gohel BDS, PhD

Department Chair, Oral & Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences

“I declare that neither I nor any member of my family has a financial arrangement or affiliation with any corporate organization offering financial support or grant monies for this continuing dental education program greater than $999, nor do I have a financial interest greater than $1,000 in any commercial product(s) I will discuss in the presentation.”

Registration Information

Dates & Fees

December 7, 2024

30 Participant Limit

Schedule & CEU

8:00AM – 5:00PM
Networking Lunch Provided

Credit Hours:
14 CEU (Participation)

Cancellation Policy