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Dental Radiology Certification Test Preparation


If you are a dental assistant looking to widen the scope of your career possibilities, learning how to complete radiologic procedures could help. For those working in Pennsylvania, you must pass the Radiation Health and Safety (RHS) exam administered by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) to perform radiologic tasks. We offer the Dental Radiology Certification Test Preparation short course as an introduction to the relevant skills and knowledge needed to pass the DANB's RHS exam.†

Dental Radiology Exam Prep Course Description

The RHS test prep course is designed to define and clarify key concepts of the dental radiology exam. Concepts include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Diagnostic quality
  • Paralleling and bisecting techniques
  • Radiographic techniques
  • Automatic processing, manual processing and processing errors
  • Radiation safety
  • Film selection and examination
  • Radiologic equipment and methods
  • Quality of an exposure
  • Mounting radiographs and anatomical landmarks

Dental Radiology Course Outcomes

When you complete Brightwood Career Institute's Dental Radiology Certification Test Preparation course, the goal is to understand the following:

  • Radiograph exposure and processing under the supervision of a dentist in a dental practice
  • Radiology terminology and techniques A certificate of completion from Brightwood Career Institute will be awarded to students who complete the course.

Admission for Continuing Education Courses

For details about enrolling in continuing education courses (short courses) at Brightwood Career Institute, please review the Admission Information > Applicants for Short Courses section of the course catalog for your chosen campus.

Refund Policy

Find information about the refund policy under the Financial Information section of your campus’ course catalog.

Note: This is a non-credit-bearing course. Students must not assume that this course will be accepted for transfer credit at another institution. This course does not qualify for Title IV federal financial aid funds. The institution does not offer job placement assistance for short courses; finding a job is the individual responsibility of the student.

† The School cannot guarantee a student's eligibility either to take any exam or become certified, registered, or licensed. Please check with your state for specific licensing or certification requirements.

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