Dental X-Ray Certification

Dental Radiology Certification is required for Dental Assistants in Utah to expose radiographs. The Core Foundation Dental Auxiliary Radiology Training Course meets the course criteria listed in R156-69-604. Radiology Course for Unlicensed Individuals as Dental Assistants.  This course is approved by DOPL and meets all requirements.


You Will Learn:

      1. Orientation to radiation technology
      2. Terminology
      3. Radiographic dental anatomy and pathology (cursory)
      4. Basic radiation physics
      5. Radiation Protection for the patient and the operator
      6. Radiation biology
      7. Factors influencing biological response to cells and tissues to ionizing radiation and cumulative effects of radiation
      8. Intraoral and extraoral radiographic techniques
      9. Hands-on training in taking radiographs in a dental clinic
      10. Processing techniques and proper disposal of chemicals
      11. Infection control

Cancellations and Refunds:

Notification of 5 days is required to receive a cancellation refund. There are no refunds if the course is missed.

The course will be canceled in the case of insufficient registration. A minimum of 5 students is required to hold a class. New course date will be provided and the student will be offered a place in the next class or a refund of the tuition.

Virtual Class Sessions:

The course is offered live online on Fridays from 8 am-2 pm.

All classes are subject to change.