Dentomaxillofacial Imaging & radioprotection

wdent1360  2017-2018  Bruxelles Woluwe

Dentomaxillofacial Imaging & radioprotection
3 credits
22.5 h
Clapuyt Philippe; Jones Philippe; Olszewski Raphaël coordinator;

The prerequisite(s) for this Teaching Unit (Unité d’enseignement – UE) for the programmes/courses that offer this Teaching Unit are specified at the end of this sheet.
Main themes
- physics in the radiology and others imaging technology - interpretative rules in dental and panoramic Xrays - practical rules for dental, panoramic and cephalometric Xrays - basic elements of CT scans and MRI for the future dentist - radioprotection : rules, theory, Belgian laws

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


At the end of this theoretical and clinical teaching, the student must be able : - to understand all physico-chemical steps leading to a radiological image - to do himself all intra- and extraoral Xrays according to the belgian legal criterias - to interpret all dental Xrays - to discuss a radiological diagnosis for all kinds of dental, oral and maxillofacial diseases whose theoretical pictures have been teached otherwise - to take all necessary and obligatory radioprotective measures concerning the professional exercise of dentistry


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
- radioprotection, dental, panoramic and cephalometrics Xrays - basic elements of medical imaging technology which may be of interest for the future dentist. - practical exercises of doing and analysing dental, panoramic and cephalometrics Xray
Other information
Evaluation: written exam at the end of the year : OSRQ, MCQ for radioprotection. Support: - permanent staff of the department of oral and maxillofacial surgery - slides (ppt.) and notes (Word), iCampus Pré-requis : Basic elements of physics, chemistry and human anatomy
Support : Tout le staff permanent du service de stomatologie et de chirurgie maxillo-faciale ; documents PowerPoint pour diapositives.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Bachelor in Dentistry