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Dental Assisting A Comprehensive Approach

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ISBN-10: 1401834809

ISBN-13: 9781401834807

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Donna J. Phinney, Judy H. Halstead

List price: $241.95
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This exciting full-color comprehensive resource is designed to prepare dental assisting learners to pass the DANB certification exam, as well as to manage the challenges of working in the dental office. All of the learning elements that were so successful in the first edition have been retained in the new edition. New Web activity boxes, new and updated content, and additional teaching supplements have been added to make this dynamic learning system even better. Also brand new and completely updated are an Interactive Skills and Procedures CD-ROM, a workbook, (sold separately) and practice software (included), all designed to reinforce essential competencies needed to enter the field of…    
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Book details

List price: $241.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/26/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 864
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 4.598
Language: English

Donna J. Phinney is the Program Director for the Dental Assisting Program at Spokane Community College. She has spent more than twenty years in the dental field as a dental assistant, a dental office consultant, an office manager and an educator. Donna Phinney holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Eastern Washington University and a Master's Degree in Education from Whitworth College. Ms. Phinney received her fellowship from the American Dental Assistants Association and is a certified dental assistant. She is active in the Washington State Dental Assisting Association, has served as a consultant for the American Dental Association for seventeen years and was a Commissioner for the American…    

Judy Halstead is retired after thirty years as a dental assisting instructor and more than fifteen years as a practicing dental assistant. Formerly the dental assisting program director for a private college and a high school skills center, Ms. Halstead was active with local, state, and national Dental Assistant Associations for thirty-five years, serving as president of the Washington State chapter. She often presented lectures and workshops at local, state, and regional dental conferences, and served as an American Dental Association consultant. Ms. Halstead earned a BA from Eastern Washington University, is a certified dental assistant, and holds an expanded functions certificate.

Introduction to the Dental Profession
Basic Dental Sciences
Oral Health and Nutrition
General Anatomy and Physiology
Head and Neck Anatomy
Embryology and Histology
Tooth Morphology
Dental Charting
Preclinical Dental Skills
Infection Control
Management of Hazardous Materials
Preparations for Patient Care
Emergency Management
Clinical Dental Procedures
Introduction to Chairside Assisting
Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems
Management of Pain and Anxiety
Dental Radiography
Dental Specialties
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Pathology
Pediatric Dentistry
Fixed Prosthodontics
Removable Prosthodontics
Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Chairside Restorative Materials
Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Expanded Functions
Advanced Chairside Functions
Dental Practice Management
Dental Office Management
Employment Strategies
Ethics and Jurisprudence
Dental and Dental-Related Organizations and Publications Resource List
Stages of Tooth Eruption