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cover image - Modern Dental Assisting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,12th Edition
ISBN: 9780323485166
Page Count: 1184
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $109.99

Modern Dental Assisting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 12th Edition

by Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA and Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource

cover image - Modern Dental Assisting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,12th Edition
ISBN: 9780323485166
Page Count: 1184
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $109.99
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Learn dental assisting top to bottom from the best, with the most comprehensive, most current, and most trusted text available. For more than 40 years, students and practitioners alike have relied on Modern Dental Assisting for its cutting-edge content, easy-to-grasp writing style, step-by-step procedures, engaging learning features, and top-notch visuals to master all aspects of dental assisting. The 12th edition showcases a brand-new illustration program and content on technological advances, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Written by trusted experts Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, this is the all-in-one learning resource you need to stay ahead of the curve in the modern world of dental assisting.

    • Comprehensive, cutting edge content provides a single, start-to-finish source for dental assisting training.
    • Step-by-step procedures use color coding, key-step icons, and clinical photos to demonstrate key dental assisting competencies for both general and expanded functions — detailing for each the equipment and supplies, chronological steps, and rationales.
    • 70 procedural videos with questions and answers provide you with unlimited practice for clinical encounters. 
    • UNIQUE! Interactive Dental Office program features 25 in-depth case studies with questions, online periodontal charting, and radiographic mounting exercises to help you problem-solve their way through a wide variety of dental conditions and procedures.
    • Recall and Critical Thinking questions in each chapter as well as self-assessment questions and an online mock exam provide robust opportunities for practice and application.
    • Feature boxes on CDC guidelines, patient education, law and ethics, and future trends summarize recommendations and key applications in practice.
    • Chapter key terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter, highlighted within text discussions, and cross-referenced to chapters within the glossary.
    • Learning and performance outcomes help you focus on goals, serve as checkpoints for comprehension and skills mastery, and provide study tools for exam preparation.
    • NEW! Content on the latest topics affecting dental assisting practice includes technological advancements, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more.
    • Revised art program provides vivid original renderings of dental anatomy tooth morphology and dental imaging, along with modern and improved photos of the latest products, equipment, and instruments.
  • 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’s Dental 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
    Bibliography
    Glossary
    Index
  • Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA, Former Director, Dental Education Programs, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California; Former Director, Dental Assisting Program University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico and Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS, Former Research Associate, Department of Nutrition Gillings School of Global Public Health University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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