Radiology for Dental Assistants

Radiology for Dental Assistants
Friday, August 16, 2019 - 7:30am - Saturday, August 17, 2019 - 3:00pm

16-hour hands-on certification course for dental assistants, with the intended purpose to take dental radiographs. This two-day course will begin the first day with didactic lecture by the faculty listed below in a classroom setting. Day two will take place in the radiology lab of Creighton School of Dentistry and will include the hands-on portion of the course. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided. Check-in will begin at 7:30 a.m. on Friday; class will begin at 8 a.m. both days.

Course Details

This course will be presented by Timothy Walker, DDS, Jenny Hayes-Matum, DA, and Julee Davis, DA. This course is approved by the Nebraska Board of Dental Examiners and the renewal of registration in the state of Iowa. As a prerequisite for the course, dental office experience is preferred.


  • Identify the properties and characteristics of the radiation beam and the factors involved in quality imaging
  • Understand radiation safety measures
  • Recognize and use radiographic landmarks
  • Take and mount a full-mount set of radiographs
  • Be familiar with the state regulations and legal aspects of dental radiology


$400, includes the use of Creighton XCP kit, breakfast, and lunch. A cancellation fee of $50 will be charged for cancellations received later than 72 hours prior to this course.

Provided By

Creighton University School of Dentistry 
Creighton University Office of Continuing Education

Educational Credit

Creighton School of Dentistry designates this live activity for a maximum of 16 CE Credits.

Accreditation Statement

Creighton is an ADA CERP Recognized provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at


Disclosure Policy

It is the policy of Creighton University School of Dentistry, to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all its educational activities. Faculty participating in this activity are expected to disclose to the audience any significant financial interest or other relationship he/she has with the manufacturer(s) of any commercial product(s) discussed in an education presentation.

Creighton University School of Dentistry
2109 Cuming Street
Omaha, NE 68102
United States