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Atlanta Pediatric Dental Assistant School (APDAS)

Radiation Safety Course


Next Class is July 20, 2024. Sign up today!


 Approved by the Georgia Board of Dentistry

APDAS Radiation Safety for Dental Assistants

This six-hour Radiation Safety course is designed to train dental staff on safety techniques regarding x-rays and equipment. All subject categories required by the Georgia Department of Community Health Rules and Regulations for  X-Ray regarding the training of individuals operating radiation machines will be covered, including:

  • Protection against Radiation
  • Protective Clothing
  • Patient Holding
  • Time, Distance, Shielding
  • Radiation Protection Standards
  • Dark Room Techniques
  • Developing Chemicals
  • Film Protection
  • Cassettes
  • Screens
  • Patient Protection
  • Beam Limitation
  • Setting up Techniques
  • Biological Effects of Radiation
  • Machine Safety
  • Machine Functions
  • Safety Procedures
  • Recognizing Problems

Course outline

This 8 hour Hands on program includes:

  • Introduction to dental X-ray
  • Radiation safety
  • Producing diagnostic dental radiograph
  • XCP setup and X-Ray placement
  • Hands on training

Participants will receive a Georgia Radiology Certificate upon successful completion of the program.

Any questions contact APDAS at 770-687-7940  or email

FEES:  $397

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