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Interpreting Panoramic Images

This e-module is designed to introduce dental and dental hygiene students to anatomic landmarks on a panoramic radiograph. Learners are given examples of normal anatomy as well as common artifacts. By the end of the e-module, the learner should be able to recognize and interpret a panoramic image for normal anatomy.

October 14, 2020

Bone Growth and Clinical Application to Dentistry

This module introduces the mechanisms of bone growth and corresponding clinical relevance to dentistry. 

August 18, 2020

Dental Management of the Cardiac Patient

The use of epinephrine in dental pain management of cardiac patients is controversial in large part due to insufficient understanding of ischemic heart disease pathophysiology and structure-activity relationship of cardiogenic drugs. Since healthcare students often receive information in a disjointed process covering discrete coursework in physiology, pathology, and pharmacology spanning several semesters, integration of knowledge for clinical application is challenging. […]

April 12, 2019

Differential Diagnosis of Periapical Lesions

This module will assist the learner to identify likely differential diagnosis for periapical radiolucencies.

January 21, 2019

Differential Diagnosis of White Lesions

This emodule covers evaluation, clinical tests in developing a differential diagnosis and treatment of white lesions.

August 31, 2018

Radiographic Diagnosis of Dental Caries

Being able to detect dental caries on radiographs is an essential skill needed for providing comprehensive dental treatment. Certain types of dental caries are difficult to visualize intraorally, and therefore, the diagnosis need to be made based solely on the radiographs. This module will introduce students to a larger number of radiographic examples of caries than […]

April 3, 2018