Dental Assistant

ISBN-10: 0766811131

ISBN-13: 9780766811133

Edition: 7th 2001 (Revised)

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Description: This newly revised version of The Dental Assistant provides comprehensive information for shorter programs allowing users to extract specific information and use the remaining material as a supplemental resource and on-the-job reference. Readers will appreciate the user-friendly format and easy-to-understand language. Review questions reinforce chapter material and aid in preparation for certification and licensure examinations under that state Dental Practice Act. OSHA guidelines are included to focus attention on the importance of safety and infection control. *Step-by-step procedures give students a practical understanding of the process *Dental specialities have been expanded to give students a more in-depth understanding of each *Key terms are defined both within the text and the glossary, facilitating learning *Suggested activities strengthen comprehension and reinforce procedure exercises *New chapters introduce digital radiographic imaging so students understand electronic imaging methods *Pharmacology chapter provides an overall classification of drugs found in a dental office *Includes more illustrations and tables than previous editions, making it easier comprehension of material and quicker reference (KEYWORDS: Comprehensive, Dental Assisting, Key Terms, Dental Specialities, Procedures)

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Book details

List price: $327.95
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/12/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 736
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 3.410

Preface
Dentistry as a Profession
The Dental Health Care Team and Its Responsibilities
Dental Ethics and Legal Issues
Dental Patient Management and Communication
Using the Computer in the Dental Office
Biomedical Sciences
Basic Microbiology
Infectious Diseases and Disease Transmission
Principles of Personal Protection
Infection Control and Hazard Communication Management
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Regulations
Medical and Dental Emergencies
Prevention
Preventive Dentistry
Nutrition
Coronal Polishing
Physiology
Human Cell Structure and Function
Dental Anatomy
Bones of the Head
Paranasal Sinuses
Muscles of Mastication
Oral Cavity and Salivary Glands
Cranial Nerves
Blood Supply to the Head and Neck
Dental Histology
Development of the Face, Nose, Tongue, and Palate
Early Development of the Teeth and Tooth Buds
Composition and Formation of the Teeth
Tissues Surrounding the Teeth
Eruption and Resorption of Teeth
Odontology
External Features of the Teeth
Descriptions of Individual Teeth
Oral Exam and Dental Charting
Oral Exam
Basics in Dental Charting
Interpretive Charting
Dental Instruments
Dental Handpieces
Rotary Instruments
Hand Instruments for Operative Dentistry
Chairside Assisting
Dental Equipment in the Treatment Room
Positioning the Dental Team for Operative Dentistry
Preparing the Treatment Room and Seating the Dental Patient
Principles and Application of Oral Evacuation
Instrument Transfer
Punching, Placing, and Removing a Dental Dam
Assembling and Placing a Tofflemire Matrix Band and Retainer
Dental Materials
Cavity Varnish, Liners, Calcium Hydroxide, and Dental Cements
Glass Ionomers, Composites, and Sealants
Dental Amalgam
Hydrocolloid Impression Materials (Alginate and Reversible Hydrocolloid)
Custom Trays--Acrylic and Silicone
Elastomeric Impression Materials
Temporary Restorations
Gypsum
Pharmacology and Anesthesia
Pharmacology
Anesthesia and Anxiety Control
Topical and Local Anesthesia
Dental Specialties
Public Health
Pediatric Dentistry
Orthodontics
Endodontics
Prosthodontics
Periodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Pathology
Dental Radiography
Principles of Dental Radiography
Measurement of Ionizing Radiation
Radiation Protection and Radiobiology
X-ray Film
Quality Assurance and Infection Control for Dental Radiography
Film Processing
Intraoral Radiography
Extraoral Radiography
Digital Imaging Systems in Oral Radiography
Image Detail and Quality Analysis of Radiographs
Radiographic Landmarks
Radiographic Interpretation
Mounting, Labeling, and Filing Dental Radiographs
Glossary
References
Index
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