Clinical Imaging

A series of lectures and seminars intended to expose the student to the core concepts and current information necessary for a thorough knowledge of clinical imaging. This course will describe the relevant biology and anatomy of the oro-facial region necessary for the interpretation of radiographic images; The principles of radiographic quality assurance and the practice of applied quality control; Interpretation radiographic images with an accurate radiographic report; The relevance of clinical photographs in treatment planning; The medico-legal importance of photographic records; and the relevance of minimizing the radiation dose for each patient when undertaking a radiological examination. The indications for the use of CBCT, the interpretation of CBCT imaging and the medico-legal aspects of CBCT imaging are covered.