Education Courses

Education Courses

As part of the Royal Dental Hospital Team, VDIG taught ‘Intra-Oral and ‘Extra-Oral’ Imaging to Melbourne University Dental undergraduates (1996-2004) and Latrobe University Dental Undergraduates (2010-12)

We offer private one on one ‘Intra-Oral and ‘Extra-Oral’ Radiography training to locally trained hygienists and overseas trained dentists looking to ‘brush up’ on their imaging skills

Our course sizes vary from ‘1 to 1’ to no more than 6 participants

Who can attend our DEN 1 – 3 courses?
  • Dental Assistants (*Evidence of Cert IV (Rad) completion)
  • Dental Hygienists / Dental Therapists
  • Dentists
Where are the Courses Held
  • VDIG Education Centre located at:
  • Suite 9 / 1020 Doncaster Rd EAST DONCASTER
  • (corner Doncaster & Blackburn Rds- Opposite McDonalds)
What type of Imaging Courses does VDIG offer?
  • DEN 1 (Intra-Oral Radiography)
  • DEN 2 (OPG & Cephalometric Radiography)
  • DEN 3 (CBCT)
Do I need prior ‘acquisition’ knowledge?
  • No- we cover all required theory
Learning Objectives- Theory
  • History of Dental Imaging
  • X-ray Physics (Basic)
  • Radiation Biology
  • Biological effects of ionising radiation
  • Dose and Radiation protection
  • Medico-legal responsibilities / implications
  • Exposure factor choice / justification
  • Exposure errors
  • Positioning Errors
  • Anatomical landmarks
  • Basic Image interpretation and common pathology
  • Course completion with a MCQ
Learning Objectives- Practical
  • User Interface
  • Positioning children
  • Adult positioning
  • Adjusting / compensating for large patients
  • Imaging a patient with a ‘Gag Reflex’
Course Pricing

DEN 1- $395 (gst inclusive)

DEN 2 – $395 (gst inclusive)

DEN 3 – $495 (gst inclusive)

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