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Dental Terminology



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DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition uses a word-building approach to walk you through dental terminology, helping you understand and remember terms better than ever before. DENTAL TERMINOLOGY is not a strict dictionary of dental terms, but rather a word bank with pronunciation guides and definitions applied to practice areas, it's the resource that you can use for years to come. The chapters are organized by specialty area, so you'll always find the information quickly. Whether learning in the classroom or on the job, DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition is the easy-to-use reference that comes in handy again and again.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Introduction to Dental Terminologyp. 1
Locate the Dental Wordp. 1
Pronounce the Dental Wordp. 3
Analyze the Structure of the Dental Wordp. 3
Define the Meaning of the Dental Wordp. 16
Pluralize the Dental Wordp. 16
Use the Dental Wordp. 17
Review Exercisesp. 17
Anatomy and Oral Structuresp. 21
Anatomy of the Skullp. 21
Anatomical Features of the Skullp. 24
Landmarks and Features of the Mandiblep. 28
Muscles of Masticationp. 30
Trigeminal Nerve Location and Functionsp. 31
Blood Supply of the Craniump. 34
Locations and Purposes of the Salivary Glandsp. 36
Agents and Functions of the Lymphatic Systemp. 38
Important Structures in the Oral Cavityp. 38
Review Exercisesp. 41
Tooth Origin and Formationp. 46
Classification of the Human Dentitionp. 46
Histological Stages of Tooth Developmentp. 47
Tissue Structure of the Teethp. 52
Tissue Composition of the Periodontiump. 55
Odontology/Morphologyp. 57
Tooth Surfacesp. 61
Review Exercisesp. 67
Practice and Facility Setupsp. 71
Dental Professionalsp. 71
Places of Employmentp. 74
Dental Hand Instrumentsp. 75
Rotary Dental Instrumentsp. 82
Dental Facility Operative Equipmentp. 88
Review Exercisesp. 89
Infection Controlp. 93
Disease Conditionsp. 93
Causes of Disease and Infectionp. 94
Port of Entry for Diseasep. 96
Immunity Factorsp. 97
Disease Preventionp. 98
Agencies Concerned with Disease Controlp. 104
Review Exercisesp. 104
Emergency Carep. 108
Emergency-Prevention Techniquesp. 108
Emergency-Prevention Equipment and Materialsp. 112
Airway Obstruction and Resuscitation Protocolp. 113
Classification of Shockp. 115
Common Medical Emergenciesp. 116
Common Dental Emergenciesp. 121
Review Exercisesp. 122
Examination and Preventionp. 126
Procedures Involved with the Initial Examinationp. 126
Examination of the Oral Tissuesp. 128
Examination of the Teethp. 132
Charting Methodsp. 135
Alginate Impressionsp. 138
Home Preventive Techniquesp. 139
Dental Facility Preventive Practicesp. 140
Review Exercisesp. 141
Pain Management and Pharmacologyp. 145
Description of Pain and Methods to Relieve Distressp. 145
Local Anesthesiap. 147
General Anesthesiap. 151
Pharmacology and the Science of Drugsp. 154
Drug Interactions with Body Functionsp. 154
Drug Forms and Methods of Distributionp. 155
Routes for Drug Administrationp. 156
Drug Prescription Contentp. 157
Classification and Types of Drug Agentsp. 159
Review Exercisesp. 161
Radiographyp. 165
Definition and Production of X-Raysp. 166
Properties of Roentgen Raysp. 168
Measurement of Radiation Energyp. 169
Radiation Protectionp. 169
Composition, Types, and Qualities of Dental Radiographsp. 171
Techniques for Exposing Radiographsp. 177
Radiographic Film Processingp. 181
Digital Image Retrieval and Enhancementp. 181
Mounting Radiographsp. 182
Assorted Radiographic Errorsp. 183
3D Radiologyp. 185
Review Exercisesp. 186
Tooth Restorationsp. 190
Patient Preparation and Procedure Areap. 190
Isolation of the Operative Sitep. 191
Preparation of the Restorative Sitep. 193
Matrix Placementp. 194
Cements, Liners, and Base Materialsp. 196
Restoration Placement Terminologyp. 197
Restorative Materialsp. 198
Finishing Methodsp. 199
Review Exercisesp. 200
Cosmetic Dentistryp. 204
Definition of Cosmetic Dentistry and Related Areasp. 204
Smile Makeoverp. 205
Tooth Whiteningp. 206
Tooth Bonding and Veneer Applicationp. 207
Cosmetic Tooth Restorationsp. 210
Periodontal Tissue Surgeryp. 211
Dental Implantsp. 213
Accelerated Orthodonticsp. 214
Review Exercisesp. 215
Prosthodonticsp. 219
Divisions in the Field of Prosthodonticsp. 219
Types and Characteristics of Prosthodontic Materialsp. 220
Fixed Prosthodonticsp. 221
Removable Dental Prosthesesp. 223
Procedures and Methods Used in the Prosthodontic Practicep. 225
Use of Implants in Prosthodonticsp. 229
Miscellaneous Prosthodontic Servicesp. 230
Review Exercisesp. 232
Endodonticsp. 236
Science and Practice of Endodontic Dentistryp. 236
Diagnostic Procedures to Determine Pulpal Conditionsp. 237
Endodontic Treatment Proceduresp. 239
Endodontic Treatment Equipment and Materialsp. 240
Surgical Endodontic Treatmentsp. 246
Endodontic Treatment of Traumatized Teethp. 247
Tooth Replantation Proceduresp. 247
Review Exercisesp. 248
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeryp. 252
Duties and Functions of an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeonp. 253
Instrumentation Related to Oral Surgeryp. 253
Surgical Procedures Involved in Exodontiap. 255
Procedures Involved in Soft-Tissue Surgeryp. 259
Procedures Involved in Minor Bone Surgeryp. 260
Surgical Procedures Involved in Fracture Repairp. 261
Procedures Involved in Maxillofacial Surgeryp. 262
Oral Surgery Procedures Involved with TMJ Dysfunctionp. 263
Surgical Procedures Involved in Implantologyp. 265
Oral Surgery Role in Esthetic Dentistryp. 267
Review Exercisesp. 268
Orthodonticsp. 272
Purpose of Orthodontic Practice and Malocclusion Classificationsp. 272
Types and Methods of Orthodontic Treatmentp. 275
Requirements for Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Malocclusionp. 278
Intraoral Appliances and Auxiliaries Used in Orthodonticsp. 280
Types and Purposes of Headgear and Traction Devicesp. 281
Assorted and Specialized Appliances and Retainersp. 283
Instrumentation for the Orthodontic Practicep. 284
Review Exercisesp. 285
Periodonticsp. 289
Anatomy of the Periodontiump. 289
Etiology and Symptoms of Periodontal Diseasesp. 291
Classification of Periodontal Diseasesp. 292
Periodontal Examination and Evaluationp. 294
Measurement and Recording of Periodontal Conditionsp. 294
Periodontal Treatment Methodsp. 296
Periodontal Involvement with Dental Implants and Cosmetic Dentistryp. 299
Instrumentation for Periodonticsp. 300
Review Exercisesp. 302
Pediatric Dentistryp. 306
Scope of Pediatric Dentistryp. 306
Development and Growth Concerns of the Pediatric Dentitionp. 307
Maintenance and Preservation of the Pediatric Dentitionp. 309
Restorative Dental Care for the Primary Dentitionp. 313
Control and Sedation of the Child Patientp. 314
Treatment for Trauma and Abusep. 316
Use of Dental Records for Patient Identificationp. 316
Miscellaneous Child Health Conditionsp. 317
Review Exercisesp. 318
Dental Laboratory Materialsp. 322
Impression Materialsp. 322
Gypsum Materialsp. 326
Wax Materialsp. 327
Dental Polymer Materialsp. 329
Precious and Base Metalsp. 330
Abrasive and Polishing Materialsp. 331
Cement Materialsp. 332
Characteristics of Dental Laboratory Materialsp. 333
Review Exercisesp. 334
Dental Laboratory Proceduresp. 338
Range and Scope of the Dental Laboratoryp. 338
Dental Laboratory Equipmentp. 339
Denture Construction Laboratory Proceduresp. 342
Removable Partial Denture Construction Laboratory Proceduresp. 345
Fixed Prosthodontic Dental Laboratory Proceduresp. 346
Miscellaneous Dental Laboratory Proceduresp. 349
CAD/CAM in the Dental Laboratoryp. 350
Review Exercisesp. 352
Business Management Proceduresp. 356
Office Communication Proceduresp. 356
Appointment Controlp. 359
Patient Records and Filing Proceduresp. 360
Business Correspondencep. 365
Dental Insurance Termsp. 367
Financial Managementp. 371
Inventory Controlp. 375
Legal and Ethical Termsp. 376
Review Exercisesp. 377
Word Elementsp. 381
Answers to Chapter 1 Exercisesp. 389
Glossaryp. 391
Glossary of Acronymsp. 429
Glossary of Insurance Termsp. 431
Indexp. 439
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