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Modern Dental Assisting - Doni L. Bird

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Published: 16th May 2011
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Prepare for a successful career as a dental assistant! Modern Dental Assisting is the leading text in dental assisting - the most trusted, the most comprehensive, and the most current. Using an easy-to-understand approach, this resource offers a complete foundation in the basic and advanced clinical skills you must master to achieve clinical competency. It describes dental assisting procedures with photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions. Along with the textbook, this complete learning package includes a companion Evolve website replete with learning exercises and games and a DVD with video clips of dental assisting procedures plus animations and review questions. Written by Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, two well-known and well-respected dental assisting educators, this edition is also available as a "Pageburst" e-book.

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 Disease
Preventive Dentistry
Nutrition
Oral Pathology
Infection Prevention in Dentistry
Microbiology
Disease Transmission and Infection Prevention
Principles and Techniques of Disinfection
Principles and Techniques of Instrument Processing and Sterilization
Occupational Health and Safety
Regulatory and Advisory Agencies
Chemical and Waste Management
Dental Unit Waterlines
Ergonomics
Patient Information and Assessment
The Patient Record
Vital Signs
Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
The Special Needs and Medically 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
Dental Radiography
Foundations of Radiography, Radiographic Equipment, and Radiation Safety
Digital Imaging, Dental Film, and Processing Radiographs
Legal Issues, Quality Assurance, and Infection Prevention
Intraoral Imaging
Extraoral Imaging
Dental Materials
Restorative and Esthetic Dental Materials
Dental Liners, Bases, and Bonding Systems
Dental Cements
Impression Materials
Laboratory Materials and Procedures
Assisting in Comprehensive Dental Care
General 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 Operating Systems
Financial Management in the Dental Office
Marketing Your Skills
References
Glossary
Index
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ISBN: 9781437717297
ISBN-10: 1437717292
Series: Modern Dental Assisting
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1216
Published: 16th May 2011
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 4.8
Weight (kg): 2.7