Pearson's Comprehensive Dental Assisting

ISBN-10: 0131744194

ISBN-13: 9780131744196

Edition: 2009

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Description: Pearsonrsquo;s Comprehensive Dental Assistingwas developed with the needs of both the instructor and student in mind. The information is presented in an extremely comprehensive manner by using a step-by-step, competency based approach that covers all the facets of the dental assisting profession. Written by authors who have worked in the dentistry field, this book places the focus on learning both technical and people skills to help ensure success as a student and dental assistant. Dental Assistants

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List price: $163.40
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/29/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 992
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.950
Language: English

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Introduction to the Field of Dentistry
History of Dentistry
Early Times
The Renaissance
Early America
Educational and Professional Development in the United States
Community Dental Health Program
The Dental Team
Dental Assistant
Credential, Professional Growth, and Development
Dentist
Dental Specialist
Registered Dental Hygienist
Dental Laboratory Technician
Support Staff in the Dental Office
Dental Ethics and Law
Ethical Principles in Dentistry
Professional Code of Ethics
State Dental Practice Act
Dental Jurisprudence
Risk Management
Confidentiality
Dentist-Patient Relationship
The Patient Record
Dental Sciences
General Anatomy and Physiology
Planes and Body Directions
Structural Units
Body Cavities
Body Regions
Introduction to Major Body Systems
Skeletal System
Muscular System
Cardiovascular System
Lymphatic System
Nervous System
Respiratory System
Digestive System
Endocrine System
Urinary System
Integumentary System
Reproductive System
The Interaction of the Eleven Systems of the Body
Head and Neck Anatomy
Regions of the Head
Bones of the Skull
Muscles of the Face and Oral Cavity
Lymph Nodes of the Face and Neck
Nerves of the Face and Neck
Circulatory System of the Face and Neck
The Face and Oral Cavity
Landmarks of the Face
The Oral Cavity
The Oral Cavity Proper
Oral Cancer and Other Conditions
Oral Embryology and Histology
Oral Embryology
Formation and Growth of the Teeth
Supporting Structures
Tooth Development
Histology of Tooth Development
Hard Tissues of the Teeth
Formulation of the Periodontium
Dentition Periods
Dental Charting
Dental Arches
Dentition Periods
Types and Functions of Teeth
Tooth Surfaces
The Morphology of Teeth
Angles and Divisions
Stabilization of the Maxillary and Mandibular Arches
Tooth Numbering Systems
Cavity Classification
Dental Charting Procedures
Oral Pathology
Diseases and Conditions Affecting the Oral Cavity
Oral Lesions
Conditions of the Tongue
Oral Conditions due to HIV and AIDS
Miscellaneous Disorders
Microbiology
Pioneers in Microbiology
Major Groups of Microorganisms
Viral Diseases
Bacterial Diseases
Unit Three Oral Health and Prevention
Dental Disease and Infection Control
The Chain of Infection
The Immune System
Disease Transmission in the Dental Office
Roles and Responsibilities of the CDC and OSHA in Infection Control
Exposure Control Plan
Procedure 12-1: Disinfecting a Treatment Room
Procedure 12-2: Placing and Removing Surface Barriers
Infection Control Practices
Procedure 12-3: CDC Recommendations for Hand Asepsis and Hand Washing
Waste Management in the Dental Office
Additional Infection Control Practices
Procedure 12-4: Infection Control in the Darkroom
Procedure 12-5: Infection Control with a Daylight Loader
Special Considerations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Dental Caries
The Caries Process
The Importance of Saliva
Diagnosis of Caries
Methods of Caries Intervention
Risk Assessment of Caries
Periodontal Disease
Structure of the Periodontium
Prevalence of Periodontal Disease
Types of Period
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