Essentials of Dental Assisting 4th Edition

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-02-21
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science Health Science div
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Now in full color, this practical resource is designed and written to help students easily grasp the information essential for practice. With tables, boxes, and step-by-step procedures that highlight key content, its concise and reader-friendly. Student learning aids include highlighted key terms, chapter goals, and Apply Your Knowledge questions at the end of each chapter. A companion copy of Saunders The Dental Assisting Video Procedures CD-ROM is included. Procedures at the back of every chapter and competency checklists at the end of the book for easy access. The Dental Assisting Video Procedures CD-ROM, at no additional cost, brings key office procedures to life. Learning objectives for meeting theoretical and procedural objectives. Student learning aids, like highlighted key terms, chapter goals, and Apply Your Knowledge questions at the end of each chapter. Ethical Implications boxes located at the end of each chapter summarize the ethical and legal issues presented in each chapter to familiarize students with certain legal and ethical situations in order to protect themselves, their patients, and the practice for which they work. A CD-ROM tutorial, included in the text, workbook, and instructors resource manual, walks users through installation and how to use the The Dental Assisting Video Procedures CD-ROM. Photos, procedures, and the interior design are available in full color for the first time to bring concepts to life.

Table of Contents

The Profession
Orientation to Dental Assisting
Professional and Legal Aspects of Dental Assisting
The Sciences
Anatomy and Physiology
Dental Anatomy
Infection Control and Hazardous Materials
Disease Transmission
Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials
Surface Disinfection and Treatment Room Preparation
Instrument Processing
Dental Treatment
Clinical Dentistry
Moisture Control
Patient Care
The Dental Patient
Dental Examination
Medical Emergencies
Pain and Anxiety Control
Dental Radiography
Radiation Safety and Production of X-Rays
Intraoral Radiographic Techniques and Film Processing
Preventive Dentistry
Preventive Care
Coronal Polishing and Sealants
Restorative Dentistry
Instruments, Handpieces, and Burs
Restorative Materials
Restorative Procedures
Impression Materials and Laboratory Procedures
Specialized Dentistry
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pediatric Dentistry
Preparation for Employment
The Job Search
Examination preparation and practice exam
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