Dental Terminology

ISBN-10: 1133019714

ISBN-13: 9781133019718

Edition: 3rd 2013

Authors: Charline M. Dofka

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DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition uses a word-building approach to walk you through dental terminology, helping you understand and remember terms better than ever before. DENTAL TERMINOLOGY is not a strict dictionary of dental terms, but rather a word bank with pronunciation guides and definitions applied to practice areas, it's the resource that you can use for years to come. The chapters are organized by specialty area, so you'll always find the information quickly. Whether learning in the classroom or on the job, DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition is the easy-to-use reference that comes in handy again and again.
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List price: $99.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 3/16/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 7.30" wide x 9.00" long x 0.80" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

Introduction to Dental Terminology
Locate the Dental Word
Pronounce the Dental Word
Analyze the Structure of the Dental Word
Define the Meaning of the Dental Word
Pluralize the Dental Word
Use the Dental Word
Review Exercises
Anatomy and Oral Structures
Anatomy of the Skull
Anatomical Features of the Skull
Landmarks and Features of the Mandible
Muscles of Mastication
Trigeminal Nerve Location and Functions
Blood Supply of the Cranium
Locations and Purposes of the Salivary Glands
Agents and Functions of the Lymphatic System
Important Structures in the Oral Cavity
Review Exercises
Tooth Origin and Formation
Classification of the Human Dentition
Histological Stages of Tooth Development
Tissue Structure of the Teeth
Tissue Composition of the Periodontium
Tooth Surfaces
Review Exercises
Practice and Facility Setups
Dental Professionals
Places of Employment
Dental Hand Instruments
Rotary Dental Instruments
Dental Facility Operative Equipment
Review Exercises
Infection Control
Disease Conditions
Causes of Disease and Infection
Port of Entry for Disease
Immunity Factors
Disease Prevention
Agencies Concerned with Disease Control
Review Exercises
Emergency Care
Emergency-Prevention Techniques
Emergency-Prevention Equipment and Materials
Airway Obstruction and Resuscitation Protocol
Classification of Shock
Common Medical Emergencies
Common Dental Emergencies
Review Exercises
Examination and Prevention
Procedures Involved with the Initial Examination
Examination of the Oral Tissues
Examination of the Teeth
Charting Methods
Alginate Impressions
Home Preventive Techniques
Dental Facility Preventive Practices
Review Exercises
Pain Management and Pharmacology
Description of Pain and Methods to Relieve Distress
Local Anesthesia
General Anesthesia
Pharmacology and the Science of Drugs
Drug Interactions with Body Functions
Drug Forms and Methods of Distribution
Routes for Drug Administration
Drug Prescription Content
Classification and Types of Drug Agents
Review Exercises
Definition and Production of X-Rays
Properties of Roentgen Rays
Measurement of Radiation Energy
Radiation Protection
Composition, Types, and Qualities of Dental Radiographs
Techniques for Exposing Radiographs
Radiographic Film Processing
Digital Image Retrieval and Enhancement
Mounting Radiographs
Assorted Radiographic Errors
3D Radiology
Review Exercises
Tooth Restorations
Patient Preparation and Procedure Area
Isolation of the Operative Site
Preparation of the Restorative Site
Matrix Placement
Cements, Liners, and Base Materials
Restoration Placement Terminology
Restorative Materials
Finishing Methods
Review Exercises
Cosmetic Dentistry
Definition of Cosmetic Dentistry and Related Areas
Smile Makeover
Tooth Whitening
Tooth Bonding and Veneer Application
Cosmetic Tooth Restorations
Periodontal Tissue Surgery
Dental Implants
Accelerated Orthodontics
Review Exercises
Divisions in the Field of Prosthodontics
Types and Characteristics of Prosthodontic Materials
Fixed Prosthodontics
Removable Dental Prostheses
Procedures and Methods Used in the Prosthodontic Practice
Use of Implants in Prosthodontics
Miscellaneous Prosthodontic Services
Review Exercises
Science and Practice of Endodontic Dentistry
Diagnostic Procedures to Determine Pulpal Conditions
Endodontic Treatment Procedures
Endodontic Treatment Equipment and Materials
Surgical Endodontic Treatments
Endodontic Treatment of Traumatized Teeth
Tooth Replantation Procedures
Review Exercises
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Duties and Functions of an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Instrumentation Related to Oral Surgery
Surgical Procedures Involved in Exodontia
Procedures Involved in Soft-Tissue Surgery
Procedures Involved in Minor Bone Surgery
Surgical Procedures Involved in Fracture Repair
Procedures Involved in Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Surgery Procedures Involved with TMJ Dysfunction
Surgical Procedures Involved in Implantology
Oral Surgery Role in Esthetic Dentistry
Review Exercises
Purpose of Orthodontic Practice and Malocclusion Classifications
Types and Methods of Orthodontic Treatment
Requirements for Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Malocclusion
Intraoral Appliances and Auxiliaries Used in Orthodontics
Types and Purposes of Headgear and Traction Devices
Assorted and Specialized Appliances and Retainers
Instrumentation for the Orthodontic Practice
Review Exercises
Anatomy of the Periodontium
Etiology and Symptoms of Periodontal Diseases
Classification of Periodontal Diseases
Periodontal Examination and Evaluation
Measurement and Recording of Periodontal Conditions
Periodontal Treatment Methods
Periodontal Involvement with Dental Implants and Cosmetic Dentistry
Instrumentation for Periodontics
Review Exercises
Pediatric Dentistry
Scope of Pediatric Dentistry
Development and Growth Concerns of the Pediatric Dentition
Maintenance and Preservation of the Pediatric Dentition
Restorative Dental Care for the Primary Dentition
Control and Sedation of the Child Patient
Treatment for Trauma and Abuse
Use of Dental Records for Patient Identification
Miscellaneous Child Health Conditions
Review Exercises
Dental Laboratory Materials
Impression Materials
Gypsum Materials
Wax Materials
Dental Polymer Materials
Precious and Base Metals
Abrasive and Polishing Materials
Cement Materials
Characteristics of Dental Laboratory Materials
Review Exercises
Dental Laboratory Procedures
Range and Scope of the Dental Laboratory
Dental Laboratory Equipment
Denture Construction Laboratory Procedures
Removable Partial Denture Construction Laboratory Procedures
Fixed Prosthodontic Dental Laboratory Procedures
Miscellaneous Dental Laboratory Procedures
CAD/CAM in the Dental Laboratory
Review Exercises
Business Management Procedures
Office Communication Procedures
Appointment Control
Patient Records and Filing Procedures
Business Correspondence
Dental Insurance Terms
Financial Management
Inventory Control
Legal and Ethical Terms
Review Exercises
Word Elements
Answers to Chapter 1 Exercises
Glossary of Acronyms
Glossary of Insurance Terms
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