Star of the North Meeting

Star of the North: April 27-29, 2023

Saint Paul RiverCentre

2023 Sessions

The Star of the North conference offers a wide range of professional development seminars that allow dental professionals to earn CE credits. Click on the buttons below for more detailed information about our speakers and sessions. You may also view our Schedule At A Glance for a more general overview.

← Back to search

Panoramic Radiography: Are Your Images Up to Snuff?

April 29, 2022
7:30 am – 10:30 am
  • Edwin Parks, D.M.D., M.S.

Panoramic radiography is an important source of diagnostic data and is critical to the evaluation of pathology that lies beyond the areas captured by intra-oral radiography. This lecture course will describe the basic principles involved in panoramic radiography and describe the proper techniques for preparing and positioning the patient to produce optimal images.

Learning Objectives:
1) Learn to identify and correct common panoramic errors.
2) Improve the quality of panoramic images taken in the office.
3) Review the anatomy contained in the panoramic image.
4) Discuss the efficacy of extra-oral bitewings.

Course Number: F2218

Recommended for

  • Dental Assistants
  • Dental Therapist
  • Dentists
  • Student Dentists

About the speaker

Edwin Parks, D.M.D., M.S.

Dr. Parks is a Professor Emeritus of Diagnostic Sciences in the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at Indiana University School of Dentistry. He has served as chief forensic odontology consultant for the Marion County Coroner’s office and currently serves as Vice President of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.


Fundamental CE Credits 3.0
Elective CE Credits 0
DANB Credits 0
Core CE Credits 0
Core Topic N/A


Dentist Early Bird Fee $35.00
Staff Early Bird Fee $25.00
Dentist Regular Fee $45.00
Staff Regular Fee $35.00