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ISBN: 9781455735501
Page Count: 1168
Imprint: Saunders
List Price: $102.00

Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 9th Edition

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

Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card

ISBN: 9781455735501
Page Count: 1168
Imprint: Saunders
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User-friendly and easy to understand, Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting, 9th Edition has everything you need to prepare for a career in dental assisting. This complete learning package includes the textbook, Evolve website, a multimedia procedures DVD with video clips and animations, and an interactive dental office CD that includes updated case studies and interactive review exercises. This book also satisfies ADA accreditation guidelines and the CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings.
    • Procedures walk you through hands-on laboratory skills and include illustrations, equipment and supplies needed, and the rationale behind each step to help you master the skills.
    • Essential for your practice as a dental assistant, CDC boxes familiarize you with the latest CDC guidelines and illustrate how to use them in the clinical setting.
    • Review Exercises on Evolve provide additional opportunity for reviewing the topics in the book.
    • Shorter chapters offer a more focused discussion of each topic and help you find specific information easily.
    • Learn the proper way to sit, reach, stretch, and position your hands and wrists in the Ergonomics chapter.
    • Dental Caries chapter discusses the prevention and intervention of caries.
    • Interactive Charting Exercises on the CD and written exercises in the workbook provide practice in this critical dental assisting skill.
    • Critical Thinking questions and scenarios test your problem solving skills and provide an opportunity for classroom discussion.
    • Patient Education boxes at the end of select chapters offer tips and strategies to help you learn to interact and share information with patients.
    • Be aware of ethical and legal situations with Legal and Ethical Implications boxes to protect yourself and your patients.
    • Explore the latest cutting-edge research, trends, and hot topics that relate to chapter content with Eye to the Future boxes.
    • Student Workbook also available
    • Multimedia Procedures DVD packaged with the text includes 60 procedural video clips with optional review questions at the end of each clip to help you visualize difficult concepts and test your knowledge.
    • A variety of case studies and review on the Interactive Dental Office CD packaged with the text, allow you to apply your knowledge and sharpen your clinical and practice management skills.
    • Evolve website includes Canadian content tailored to Canada’s specific nutrition guidelines and privacy regulations.
    • Electronic Resources sections list available resources for each chapter on Evolve, the CD-ROM, and the DVD to tie together the text and electronic content.
    • Added emphasis on Expanded Functions helps you understand the skills you need to become proficient in complex procedures.
    • Updated photos reflect the modern dental assisting environment in which you will practice practice.
  • 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 Diseases

    15. Preventive Dentistry

    16. Nutrition

    17. Oral Pathology

    PART 4: INFECTION CONTROL IN DENTISTRY

    18. Microbiology

    19. Disease Transmission and Infection Control

    20. Principles and Techniques of Disinfection

    21. Principles and Techniques of Sterilization

    PART 5: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

    22. Regulatory and Advisory Agencies

    23. Chemical Safety

    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 Medically and Physically 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 in Dentistry

    PART 8: DENTAL RADIOLOGY

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

    39. Dental Film and Processing Radiographs

    40. Legal Issues, Quality Assurance, and Infection Control

    41. Intraoral Radiography

    42. Extraoral and Digital Radiography

    PART 9: DENTAL MATERIALS

    43. Restorative and Esthetic Materials

    44. Dental Liners, Bases, and Bonding Systems

    45. Dental Cements

    46. Impression Materials

    47. Laboratory Materials and Procedures

    PART 10: COMPREHENSIVE DENTAL CARE

    48. Restorative 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 Office Systems

    63. Financial Management in the Dental Office

    64. Marketing Your Skills
  • 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, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Nutrition, Gilling’s School of Global Public Health; Former Research Assistant, and Project Coordinator, UNC-CH Adams School of Dentistry; Former Director, Dental Assisting and Dental Assisting Specialty Program, UNC-CH Adams, School of Dentistry
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