Dental Radiography 1 DENT 9239

Online Option

Our Dental Radiography 1 course provides an introduction to the principles and applications of intraoral radiographic techniques and quality assurance procedures and helps you meet the requirements of the Healing Arts Radiation Protection (HARP) Act. Through this pre-clinical course, learn how to process and mount dental radiographs, how to recognize and solve faulty radiographs and how to identify normal radiographic landmarks. Develop the skills you need to be able to expose and process radiographs of diagnostic value through laboratory practice of various intraoral radiographic techniques and radiation safety protocols.


Attendance Requirements:

You must attend 100% of the classes scheduled to pass this course. There are no make-up opportunities for missed radiography lab practice.

Course Delivery Method:

This is normally an in-class course but will be offered temporarily online via Blackboard Learn/Collaborate while college buildings are closed.

Course Essentials:

You will be required to have your own uniform for clinical practice.

Technical/Computer Requirements:

Refer to the basic technology requirements for Blackboard online courses.


You must be taking or must have completed our DENT 9271 Dental Anatomy course and you must have completed grade 11 or grade 12 biology and you must currently be working in a dental office and you must also have a dental diploma/degree if you are an international student. Additionally, you must secure departmental approval before you register for this course by emailing with scanned copies of your academic transcripts showing your biology course result, a letter from your employer and a copy of your original dental diploma/degree (if applicable). If your documentation is not in English, you must provide translated versions along with copies of the originals. If the name on your documents does not match your current name, you must submit documentation explaining the name change.

Hours and Fees





Contact Information

Course Sections

There are no classes currently scheduled for this course; however, check back often to see if we have developed additional schedules for fall and winter (through to April). If you would like to receive an email notification when the spring/summer term (May to August) is released, complete our sign-up form.

Some courses require you to purchase a textbook. The cost of the textbook is not included in the course fee unless otherwise indicated. If there is a textbook assigned for this course, it will be listed on the bookstore website.