Dental Instruments - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Dental Instruments - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 5th Edition


Learn to confidently recognize and manage more than 300 dental instruments with Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 5th Edition. A unique flashcard-style format pairs descriptions with high-quality photographs and illustrations. A pocket-sized, spiral-bound format makes for quick reference. This edition also features content a new chapter on patient monitoring equipment and new content on facebow equipment, dental imaging devices, nitrous oxide equipment, and more to support expanded duties in dental assisting. With its portable and highly visual nature, Dental Instruments is ideal for both studying and for chairside reference.

  • UNIQUE! Flashcard format makes it easy to assess your knowledge of dental instruments and their uses.

  • More than 500 high-quality photographs and illustrations enhance your ability to quickly and accurately identify dental instruments.

  • Convenient pocket-sized, spiral-bound design helps you easily access key information at a glance.

  • Clear, consistent organization helps you master basic instruments before introducing more complicated tools.

  • Practice Notes and Sterilization boxes help you ensure compliance with common practice standards and state regulations.
  • Study tools on Evolve enhance your familiarity with dental instruments through assessment quizzes, interactive exercises, and new video clips.
  • All-new photographs of enamel cutting instruments provide both full views and close-ups to help you better distinguish among similar-looking instruments.

  • Additional "in-use" images throughout the text and new video clips on the companion Evolve website highlight the appropriate instruments for use in specific procedures.

  • Extensive updates familiarize you with the function and characteristics of new instruments, including the latest:

    • Local anesthetic syringes and components

    • Evacuation devices

    • Dental handpieces

    • Composite restorative instruments
    • Dental radiography equipment
    1. Basic Dental Instruments
    2. Enamel Cutting Instruments
    3. Local Anesthetic Syringe and Components
    4. Evacuation Devices and Air/Water Syringe Tip
    5. Dental Handpieces
    6. Burs and Rotary Attachments for Handpieces
    7. Dental Dam Instruments
    8. Amalgam Restorative Instruments
    9. Composite Restorative Instruments
    10. Crown and Bridge Restorative Instruments
    11. Endodontic Instruments
    12. Hygiene Instruments
    13. Preventive and Sealant Instruments and Bleaching Trays
    14. Orthodontic Instruments
    15. Universal Surgical Instruments
    16. Periodontal Instruments and Periodontal Surgical Instruments
    17. Oral Surgery Extraction Instruments
    18. Sterilization Equipment
    19. Dental Materials Equipment
    20. Dental Radiography Equipment
    21. NEW! Patient Monitoring Equipment
    Linda Bartolomucci Boyd, CDA, RDA, BA, Program Coordinator Registered Dental Assisting Program, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA


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