Student Workbook for Modern Dental Assisting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 11th Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource®

Student Workbook for Modern Dental Assisting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 11th Edition


Reinforce your understanding of the dental assisting skills described in Modern Dental Assisting, 11th Edition! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Bird & Robinson’s bestselling textbook, this workbook includes practice questions and exercises, competency skill sheets for practice with dental assisting procedures, and detachable flashcards for convenient review. Case-based questions help you master the clinical skills you need to succeed in your career as a dental assistant, and the new Dentrix Learning Edition DVD provides you with realistic practice management experience.

    • Chapters correspond to chapters in the textbook, and each procedure in the textbook also has a corresponding competency sheet.
    • Practice exercises for each chapter include short answer, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple-choice questions, and labeling exercises, helping you master key terminology and important concepts.
    • Patient case exercises use patients on the companion Evolve website’s Interactive Dental Office and include medical and dental histories, files, radiographs, and charting information to help you solve problems relating to patient health issues.
    • Procedure videos on the Evolve website visually reinforce your understanding of the material you have read.
    • Competency sheets provide clear guidelines for performing each dental assisting skill and help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, with pages perforated so that you can detach individual skill sheets for use in clinical settings.
    • Tear-out flashcards summarize key information about the sciences, medical emergencies, infection control, radiography, dental materials, dental instruments, and dental procedures, offering convenient, on-the-go review in preparing for examinations.
      • NEW content matches that in the textbook, addressing the electronic patient record, the impact of the new health care law, preventive techniques, and the new hazard communication standard.
      • NEW! Emphasis on the Electronic Health Record with the Dentrix Learning Edition DVD and unique practice management exercises allows you to work with patient data.
      • EXPANDED! Additional Critical Thinking Questions offer more opportunities to apply chapter content, enhancing your preparation for state or regional board exams and for practice.
      • EXPANDED! Case-based questions based on patient information in the online Interactive Dental Office help you learn to solve the problems seen in day-to-day clinical settings.
      PART 1: The Dental Assisting Profession
      1. History of Dentistry
      2. The Professional Dental Assistant
      3. The Dental Healthcare Team
      4. Dental Ethics
      5. Dentistry and the Law
      PART 2: Sciences in Dentistry
      6. General Anatomy
      7. General Physiology
      8. Oral Embryology and Histology
      9. Head and Neck Anatomy
      10. Landmarks of the Face and Oral Cavity
      11. Overview of the Dentitions
      12. Tooth Morphology
      PART 3: Oral Health and Prevention of Dental Disease
      13. Dental Caries
      14. Periodontal Disease
      15. Preventive Dentistry
      16. Nutrition
      17. Oral Pathology
      PART 4: Infection Prevention in Dentistry
      18. Microbiology
      19. Disease Transmission and Infection Prevention
      20. Principles and Techniques of Disinfection
      21. Principles and Techniques of Instrument Processing and Sterilization
      PART 5: Occupational Health and Safety
      22. Regulatory and Advisory Agencies
      23. Chemical and Waste Management
      24. Dental Unit Waterlines
      25. Ergonomics
      PART 6: Patient Information and Assessment
      26. The Patient Record
      27. Vital Signs
      28. Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
      29. The Special Needs and Medically Compromised Patient
      30. Principles of Pharmacology
      31. Assisting in a Medical Emergency
      PART 7: Foundation of Clinical Dentistry
      32. The Dental Office
      33. Delivering Dental Care
      34. Dental Hand Instruments
      35. Dental Handpieces and Accessories
      36. Moisture Control
      37. Anesthesia and Pain Control
      PART 8: Radiographic Imaging
      38. Foundations of Radiography, Radiographic Equipment, and Radiologic Safety
      39. Dental Imaging, Dental Film and Processing Radiographs
      40. Legal Issues, Quality Assurance, and Infection Prevention
      41. Intraoral Imaging
      42. Extraoral Imaging
      PART 9: Dental Materials
      43. Restorative and Esthetic Dental Materials
      44. Dental Liners, Bases, and Bonding Systems
      45. Dental Cements
      46. Impression Materials
      47. Laboratory Materials and Procedures
      PART 10: Assisting in Comprehensive Dental Care
      48. General Dentistry
      49. Matrix Systems for Restorative Dentistry
      50. Fixed Prosthodontics
      51. Provisional Coverage
      52. Removable Prosthodontics
      53. Dental Implants
      54. Endodontics
      55. Periodontics
      56. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
      57. Pediatric Dentistry
      58. Coronal Polishing
      59. Dental Sealants
      60. Orthodontics
      PART 11: Dental Administration and Communication Skills
      61. Communication in the Dental Office
      62. Business Operating Systems
      63. Financial Management in the Dental Office
      64. Marketing Your Skills
      Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA, Faculty, Allied Dental Education Program, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA and Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS, Research Assistant Professor and Research Study Coordinator, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC


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