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Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting,9781416042457
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Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting

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Edition:
9th
ISBN13:

9781416042457

ISBN10:
1416042458
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
4/4/2008
Publisher(s):
Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Summary

User-friendly and easy to understand, Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting, 9th Edition has everything you need to prepare for a career in dental assisting. This complete learning package includes the textbook, Evolve website, a multimedia procedures DVD with video clips and animations, and an interactive dental office CD that includes updated case studies and interactive review exercises. This book also satisfies ADA accreditation guidelines and the CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings. Procedures walk you through hands-on laboratory skills and include illustrations, equipment and supplies needed, and the rationale behind each step to help you master the skills. Essential for your practice as a dental assistant, CDC boxes familiarize you with the latest CDC guidelines and illustrate how to use them in the clinical setting. Review Exercises on Evolve provide additional opportunity for reviewing the topics in the book. Shorter chapters offer a more focused discussion of each topic and help you find specific information easily. Learn the proper way to sit, reach, stretch, and position your hands and wrists in the Ergonomics chapter. Dental Caries chapter discusses the prevention and intervention of caries. Interactive Charting Exercises on the CD and written exercises in the workbook provide practice in this critical dental assisting skill. Critical Thinking questions and scenarios test your problem solving skills and provide an opportunity for classroom discussion. Patient Education boxes at the end of select chapters offer tips and strategies to help you learn to interact and share information with patients. Be aware of ethical and legal situations with Legal and Ethical Implications boxes to protect yourself and your patients. Explore the latest cutting-edge research, trends, and hot topics that relate to chapter content with Eye to the Future boxes. Student Workbook also available Multimedia Procedures DVD packaged with the text includes 60 procedural video clips with optional review questions at the end of each clip to help you visualize difficult concepts and test your knowledge. A variety of case studies and review on the Interactive Dental Office CD packaged with the text, allow you to apply your knowledge and sharpen your clinical and practice management skills. Evolve website includes Canadian content tailored to Canadas specific nutrition guidelines and privacy regulations. Electronic Resources sections list available resources for each chapter on Evolve, the CD-ROM, and the DVD to tie together the text and electronic content. Added emphasis on Expanded Functions helps you understand the skills you need to become proficient in complex procedures. Updated photos reflect the modern dental assisting environment in which you will practice practice.

Table of Contents

The dental assisting profession
History of Dentistry
The Professional Dental Assistant
The Dental Healthcare Team
Dental Ethics
Dentistry and the Law
Sciences in dentistry
General Anatomy
General Physiology
Oral Embryology and Histology
Head and Neck Anatomy
Landmarks of the Face and Oral Cavity
Overview of the Dentitions
Tooth Morphology
Oral health and prevention of dental disease
Dental Caries
Periodontal Diseases
Preventive Dentistry
Nutrition
Oral Pathology
Infection control in dentistry
Microbiology
Disease Transmission and Infection Control
Principles and Techniques of Disinfection
Principles and Techniques of Sterilization
Occupational health and safety
Regulatory and Advisory Agencies
Chemical Safety
Dental Unit Waterlines
Ergonomics
Patient information and assessment
The Patient Record
Vital Signs
Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
The Medically and Physically Compromised Patient
Principles of Pharmacology
Assisting in a Medical Emergency
Foundation of clinical dentistry
The Dental Office
Delivering Dental Care
Dental Hand Instruments
Dental Handpieces and Accessories
Moisture Control
Anesthesia and Pain Control in Dentistry
Dental radiology
Foundations of Radiography, Radiographic Equipment, and Radiologic Safety
Dental Film and Processing Radiographs
Legal Issues, Quality Assurance, and Infection Control
Intraoral Radiography
Extraoral and Digital Radiography
Dental materials
Restorative and Esthetic Materials
Dental Liners, Bases, and Bonding Systems
Dental Cements
Impression Materials
Laboratory Materials and Procedures
Comprehensive dental care
Restorative Dentistry
Matrix Systems for Restorative Dentistry
Fixed Prosthodontics
Provisional Coverage
Removable Prosthodontics
Dental Implants
Endodontics
Periodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pediatric Dentistry
Coronal Polishing
Dental Sealants
Orthodontics
Dental administration and communication skills
Communication in the Dental Office
Business Office Systems
Financial Management in the Dental Office
Marketing Your Skills
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