Course Details

Rad Refresher Hands-on Workshop

Janet Simpson, RDA


Time: 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Code: Cost: $55 | $75 after 9/28 Date: Friday, Oct. 25

Subject:  Radiology |  Audience: All Attendees  |  CE Credits: 3 hours Participation

  • Limited to: 12 Attendees
  • Pre-requisite: Thursday AM lecture required
  • Participants Bring: will have the opportunity to submit recent challenging x-rays prior

Course Description:

This workshop offers personalized, hands-on experiences to enhance the quality of your dental x-rays. Participants are urged to bring a recent FMX copy that highlights any recurring errors they wish to address.  Through a variety of exercises, theoretical concepts become practical. During the session, corrective techniques will be practiced on DXXTRS using Dexis sensors and Nomads.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify common radiographic errors and apply solutions to correct them.
  • Experience the impact of Shadow Casting principles on image clarity.
  • Improve your Paralleling and Bisecting techniques.
  • Enhance the quality of your bitewing images through practice.

About the Speaker: Combining the curiosity of an investigative journalist with the heart of a teacher, Janet Simpson, RDA is an enthusiastic speaker and consultant specializing in dental radiography. She enjoys using her clinical and teaching experience to build others up. Helping auxiliaries gain access to education and experience higher job satisfaction is one of her highest objectives. Janet’s vision for her training company, Dental Fundamentals C.E., is to stay abreast of changes, study challenges, uncover solutions, and connect the learner to increased knowledge and skill. Janet has been recognized as an exemplary online instructor by San Diego Mesa College where she worked as an adjunct instructor for 5 years. With experience in both general and pediatric dentistry, Janet has enjoyed her roles as dental assistant, clinic coordinator, and team trainer. She is also an experienced trainer in regulatory compliance and infection control requirements. Janet is passionate about supporting the underserved. She enjoys her work as Clinic Coordinator of Cura Smiles, providing pro bono oral healthcare to those in need in the heart of San Diego.

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