Radiography Training & Certification-Dearborn

Presented by: Dental Auxiliary Educators

Date: Friday, May 19, 2023 and Saturday, May 20, 2023

Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM 

Fee: $360.00

CEU: Lecture: Credit Hours - 16

*Morning Refreshments provided*

Lunch is on your own.



Dearborn-Periodontic & Implantology Associates

22801 Newman St.
From Michigan Ave. Turn on to Haigh St. head South to Newman
Dearborn, MI 48124

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for Dental Auxiliary

Course Description:

This lecture program is presented on the basic principles of physics and biology of dental radiography, including emphasis of radiation health and safety, film exposure, analysis of pitfall and correction of such, processing techniques along with interpretation of radiographs for mounting. The participant will have the opportunity to demonstrate exposing, processing and mounting a full mouth series of films in the lab portion of the program.

Lecture: 14-15 hours / Lab: approx. 1-2 hours completed at registrant's dental office

Radiography Certificate of Training received upon successful completion of didactic lecture and lab portion.

Course Objectives:

Give a brief history of dental radiography

Describe production of X-Radiation

Identify controlling factors during exposure

Demonstrate intraoral and extraoral exposing techniques

State benefits and hazards of ionizing radiation

Identify dental anatomical landmarks

Identify common film inadequacies and correction of errors

Explain somatic and genetic effects of radiation

Knowledge of radiosensitive and radioresistant cells

Identify components of intraoral and extraoral film packets

Discussion of Digital Image: Direct and Indirect

List steps in manual and automatic processing techniques

List components and chemicals of films and processing solutions

Understand labeling and storing of radiographic records

Describe the difference between paralleling and bisecting exposing techniques

About your Presenter

Sherri Doig, CDA, CDPMA, RDA (AMT),  is the founder of Dental Auxiliary Educators and serves as its director and educational consultant. She served as the Executive Director for Michigan Dental Association’s largest dental component from 2000 thru 2010. In addition to managing and directing the day-to-day operations of the society, Sherri was instrumental in organizing and planning the component’s annual continuing educational conference. Ms. Doig was additionally in the leadership role of the annual Give Kids A Smile of the Detroit -Oakland -Macomb / University of Detroit Mercy event.

Sherri served as the Director of the Dental Assisting Program at the Michigan Paraprofessional Training Institute from 1985 to 1991. From 1991 to 2000 she served as a Dental Assisting Instructor in the Garden City Public Schools. During this time she founded Dental Auxiliary Educators where she served as a dental educational consultant.

Ms. Doig also has served as President of both the Southwestern Dental Assistants Society and Michigan Dental Assistants Association. Additionally, she has served on a variety of committees and task forces for the Michigan Dental Association and has served as President of the Association of Component Society Executives of the American Dental Association. Most recently, Sherri was presented with honorary membership in the Michigan section of the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

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PEAK Education & Training is designated as an Approved PACE Program Provider by the Academy of General Dentistry. The formal continuing education programs of this program provider are accepted by AGD for Fellowship, Mastership and membership maintenance credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement. The current term of approval extends from 4/1/2018-3/31/2022. Provider #209195

Cancellation/Refunds: Cancellations received less than two weeks (13 or less days) prior to the start of the course, will receive a credit voucher less a $25 admin fee valid for 1 year from the date of the cancelled course. There are no refunds or credit for cancellations on the day of the course or for no-shows.