ISBN: 9781455750399
Page Count: 520
Imprint: Saunders
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Essentials of Dental Assisting - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 5th Edition

by Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS and Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA
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ISBN: 9781455750399
Page Count: 520
Imprint: Saunders
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Fully updated to include the latest procedures and trends, this practical resource focuses on the core clinical skills and knowledge you need to become a practicing dental assistant. The concise, full-color text has been specifically designed and written to help you easily grasp important DA information. And step-by-step procedures, application exercises, and a wealth of pedagogical aids ensure that you master all the necessary skills.

    • Procedures at the back of every chapter and competency checklists at the end of the book for easy access.
    • The Dental Assisting Video Procedures CD-ROM, at no additional cost, brings key office procedures to life.
    • Learning objectives for meeting theoretical and procedural objectives.
    • Student learning aids, like highlighted key terms, chapter goals, and Apply Your Knowledge questions at the end of each chapter.
    • Ethical Implications boxes located at the end of each chapter summarize the ethical and legal issues presented in each chapter to familiarize students with certain legal and ethical situations in order to protect themselves, their patients, and the practice for which they work.
    • A CD-ROM tutorial, included in the text, workbook, and instructor's resource manual, walks users through installation and how to use the The Dental Assisting Video Procedures CD-ROM.
    • Photos, procedures, and the interior design are available in full color for the first time to bring concepts to life.
  • PART 1: The Profession

    1. Orientation to Dental Assisting

    2. Professional and Legal Aspects of Dental Assisting

    PART 2: The Sciences

    3. Anatomy and Physiology

    4. Dental Anatomy

    PART 3: Infection Control and Hazardous Materials

    5. Disease Transmission

    6. Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials

    7. Surface Disinfection and Treatment Room Preparation

    8. Instrument Processing

    PART 4: Dental Treatment

    9. Clinical Dentistry

    10. Moisture Control

    PART 5: Patient Care

    11. The Dental Patient

    12. Dental Examination

    13. Medical Emergencies

    14. Pain and Anxiety Control

    PART 6: Dental Radiography

    15. Radiation Safety and Production of X-Rays

    16. Intraoral Radiographic Techniques and Film Processing

    PART 7: Preventive Dentistry

    17. Preventive Care

    18. Coronal Polishing and Sealants

    PART 8: Restorative Dentistry

    19. Instruments, Handpieces, and Burs

    20. Restorative Materials

    21. Restorative Procedures

    22. Impression Materials and Laboratory Procedures

    23. Prosthodontics

    PART 9: Specialized Dentistry

    24. Periodontics

    25. Endodontics

    26. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    27. Pediatric Dentistry

    28. Orthodontics

    PART 10: Preparation for Employment

    29. The Job Search

    APPENDIX A: Examination preparation and practice exam

    GLOSSARY
  • Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS, Research Assistant Professor and Research Study Coordinator, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC and Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA, Faculty, Allied Dental Education Program, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
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