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January 21, 2016 @ 2:00 am - 5:00 pm
In this digital age, effective patient and lab communication is predicated on clinical photography. This hands-on rotation will provide dental assistants with the necessary skills to shoot basic photographs for quick co-diagnosis, as well as pre-treatment, treatment and post-treatment clinical angles required for documentation and lab communication purposes. Attendees will learn simplified camera settings appropriate for various photographs as well as placement of retractors and use of clinical mirrors. Uploading, basic image manipulation, file storage and tips for quick access and emailing will be demonstrated.
In this session, attendees will learn:
- What materials are needed to take proper photos, not just the camera
- The basics of positioning and framing of the subject
- Proper instruments & lighting for excellent intraoral shots
- Digital imaging for patient education and case acceptance