Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice (FutureLearn)

Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice (FutureLearn)
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No previous knowledge is necessary, but there will be certain requirements in terms of equipment necessary to complete the course - particularly access to a digital SLR camera. Advice on choosing this will be given at the start of the course.
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Improving Your Image: Dental Photography in Practice (FutureLearn)
Learn how to achieve consistent and excellent results in all aspects of dental photography with this free online course. This free course will cover all aspects of the use of digital photography in dental practice: intra-oral, extra-oral, and portraits. Participants will be taken through photography, from the basics of choosing correct equipment and setting it up, to optimum settings, techniques for consistent imaging and the safe storage of images.

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The course is taught by the team that delivers the online masters degree course in Advanced General Dental Practice from the School of Dentistry at the University of Birmingham UK, and will involve about five hours per week of your time.



Quotes from previous learners:

“That was fantastic. I feel I have a great grasp on the settings on my camera and flash and what they all mean, and feel quite confident to take photographs of patients that I can use for practice promotion and records. Thanks so much!” - Andrea Lakatos

“I really enjoyed this course and I finally understand the settings in my camera. Thanks Mike for making every lesson so easy and keeping me motivated!!” - Vania Wassel Antich

“Fantastic course! Can’t wait to share what I’ve learnt with the rest of the girls at work. Thank you so much!” - Hollie Williams


What topics will you cover?

- Demystify photography

- Theory and practice of using photography in dental practice

- The varied uses in dentistry of visual material in the form of images on computer and in print

- Choice of correct equipment systems for efficient use of time and resources

- Confidentiality and ethical use of images

- Techniques for producing high quality images suitable for teaching and marketing


What will you achieve?

- Identify the best equipment and accessories to deliver the photography required

- Reflect upon the approach to photography, and the impact on the day-to-day function of their practice

- Engage members of staff in the advantages of correct training and implementation of those skills

- Produce consistently good images with the minimum effect on treatment times and patient comfort



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Course Auditing
64.00 EUR
No previous knowledge is necessary, but there will be certain requirements in terms of equipment necessary to complete the course - particularly access to a digital SLR camera. Advice on choosing this will be given at the start of the course.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.