34360 - Training in Diagnostic Imaging and Radiotherapy

Academic Year 2021/2022

  • Teaching Mode: Traditional lectures
  • Campus: Bologna
  • Corso: Single cycle degree programme (LMCU) in School of Dentistry (cod. 8204)

Learning outcomes

At the end of the internship, the student has successfully attended the service assigned to him and therefore possesses a preparation that allows him to recognize, deal with and solve simple problems relating to radiodiagnostics of the oral district

Course contents

1) The centering devices: choice, assembly and use of the centering device for anterior, posterior and intraoral bite-wing radiographs;
2) Positioning of the Radiograph in the centering device according to the different clinical needs;
3) Execution of the analogue and digital intraoral examination;
4) Manual development of analogue intraoral radiographs in the darkroom;
5) Acquisition and processing of digital intraoral radiographs;
6) Description and simulation of the acquisition process using the Orthopantomograph of the diagnostic images with latero-lateral and antero-posterior angulation;
7) Description and simulation of the acquisition process of the diagnostic images using the dental CT scan: lower and upper arch, paranasal sinuses, facial skull.


De Florio L. - Ghigi G. Compendio di Radiologia Odontostomatologica. Ed. Idelson-Gnocchi, 2006

Teaching methods

Simulations on mannequin and hands on course

Assessment methods

Ongoing checks

Teaching tools

Digital technology and specialistic radiological instruments

Office hours

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Good health and well-being Quality education

This teaching activity contributes to the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals of the UN 2030 Agenda.