cover image - Modern Dental Assisting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource,10th Edition
ISBN: 9781437727814
Page Count: 1216
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $96.95

Modern Dental Assisting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 10th 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,10th Edition
ISBN: 9781437727814
Page Count: 1216
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $96.95
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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.

    • Comprehensive coverage makes this your single, start-to-finish source for dental assisting training.
    • A highly approachable writing style presents the latest information and procedures in a way that makes it easy to understand and apply the material.
    • Concise chapters presented within short parts move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, safety, clinical dentistry, radiography, materials, specialty dental practice, and dental office administration.
    • Superb, full-color illustrations and photographs show procedures, equipment, and instruments.
    • Illustrated, step-by-step procedures show the skills that dental assistants must master, detailing for each the goal, equipment and supplies needed, chronological steps, and rationales.
    • Expanded Functions procedures boxes describe special dental assisting procedures allowed only in certain states.
    • Procedure icons alert you to issues relating to core procedures, e.g., that you should make notes in the patient's record, don personal protective equipment, or watch for moisture contamination.
    • Key terms are accompanied by phonetic pronunciations, highlighted within the text, and defined in boxes on the same or facing page.
    • Critical thinking questions end each chapter with mini-case scenarios and application-style questions.
    • Learning and performance outcomes in each chapter set goals for what you will accomplish and also serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and study tools for exam preparation.
    • Summary tables and boxes make it easy to review key concepts and procedures.
    • Recall boxes appear after sections of text and include questions to ensure that you understand the material.
    • CDC boxes cite the latest recommendations for infection control and summarize regulations.
    • Eye to the Future boxes introduce cutting-edge research, future trends, and topics.
    • Legal and Ethical Implications boxes focus on the behaviors that you will need to practice to protect yourself, your patients, and the practice for which you work.
    • Patient Education boxes summarize content within the context of patient education take-away points.
    • A glossary provides a quick and handy way to look up terminology, with chapter references indicating where terms are introduced and discussed within chapters.
    • Interactive Dental Office program on the companion Evolve website provides 25 case studies with integrated radiographic mounting and dental charting exercises to help you problem-solve your way through a wide variety of dental conditions and procedures; games help you review and study in the areas of pathology, radiation safety, business office activities, workplace safety, oral anatomy, and dental instruments.
    • Canadian Content Corner on the Evolve site highlights Canadian-specific dental information.
    • A student workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice of essential tasks that dental assistants perform every day, plus competency skill sheets and detachable flashcards for on-the-go review. Sold separately.
    • NEW content includes areas such as digital imaging, implant dentistry, sleep dentistry, dental materials, the electronic patient record, HIPAA laws and implications, stem cell research, and caries prevention.
    • Expanded information about working with special needs and medically compromised patients includes eating disorders, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
    • NEW procedures include taking a patient's oximetry and ECG, applying fluoride varnish, using the caries detection device, and performing extraoral and intraoral photography, in addition to several new radiographic procedures.
    • NEW photos show current products and equipment.
    • Procedure exercises on Evolve offer practice in correctly ordering the steps in each procedure.
    • A companion DVD features more than 70 video clips of dental assisting procedures plus animations and review questions, including two new clips: Assisting in a Class II Amalgam Restoration, and Positioning the High-Volume Evacuator During a Procedure.
    • Online practice CDA examination mimics the style of the CDA exam with 250 multiple-choice questions with answers, rationales, and chapter references to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and prepare for the exam.
  • 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: Dental Radiography

    38. Foundations of Radiography, Radiographic Equipment, and Radiation Safety

    39. Digital 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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