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Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting

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Published: 25th July 2011
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Dental assistants have to work as part of a team every day to provide patients with the best possible care and ensure that the dental office runs smoothly. As an instructor, you prepare students to have the skills and abilities they will need to be a successful part of this dental team. As a publisher, we play a role on this team as well, by providing the tools and materials you need to educate new dental assistants. We have actively listened to dental assistants, faculty, and students discuss their textbook needs, and have created a better dental assisting textbook, one that brings the voice of the dental assistant and dental team to the resources used in your classroom. And so, we?re excited to introduce you to Lippincott Williams & Wilkins? Comprehensive Dental Assisting, an exciting first edition textbook written in the voice of dental assistants?your voice. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting is an exciting, first-edition textbook based on our collaboration with professionals and educators in the dental assisting field to address the challenges you face as an instructor. This engaging, comprehensive title delivers all of the coverage you and your students need, information on accreditation and certification, and all the tools students need to prepare for a successful career in dental assisting. The text?s reader-friendly and engaging style, dynamic colorful design, and comprehensive electronic media help to maintain students' interest, while improving their retention of essential information. Unique features emphasize critical thinking and help students apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world challenges in their careers.

Meet the Editorial Advisory Board
Reviewers
Publisher's Preface
Preface to the Student and Instructor
Acknowledgments
Procedures
How to Use This Textbook
Introduction To Dental Assisting
The Dental Assisting Profession
Professionalism
The Dental Office Team
Ethics and Law
Dental Sciences
General Anatomy and Physiology
Head and Neck Anatomy
Oral Embryology and Histology
Dentition and Tooth Morphology
Oral Health Preservation and the Prevention of Dental Disease
Dental Caries and Periodontal Disease
Prevention of Caries and Periodontal Disease
Nutrition
Oral Pathology
Basic Skills
Understanding Microbiology
Disease and Infection Control
Safety Regulations
Pharmacology
Vital Signs
Responding to Medical Emergencies
Ergonomics
Working with Patients
Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
The Patient Record
Patients with Special Needs
Communication
Assisting in Basic Procedures
The Dental Office
Preparing for Dental Care
Dental Instruments and Equipment
Moisture Control and Isolation
Anesthesia and Pain Control
Dental Radiography
Basics of Dental Radiography
Producing Intraoral Dental Radiographs
Extraoral Radiographs and Other Imaging Systems
Film Processing, Mounting and Evaluation
Dental Materials
Dental Cements, Liners, Bases, and Bonding Agents
Dental Materials
Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Assisting in Dental Procedures
Assisting in Restorations
Expanded Clinical Functions
Fixed Prosthodontics
Removable Prosthodontics
Endodontics
Periodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Pediatric Dentistry
Coronal Polishing
Orthodontics
Cosmetic Dentistry
Dental Practice
Office Management
Employment and Career Issues
Appendix: Professional Organizations and Resources
References and Resources
Answers to Review Questions
Glossary
Index
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ISBN: 9781582558158
ISBN-10: 1582558159
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 1008
Published: 25th July 2011
Publisher: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.3  x 4.45
Weight (kg): 2.77
Edition Number: 1