Dental Terminology

ISBN-10: 1418015229

ISBN-13: 9781418015220

Edition: 2nd 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Charline M. Dofka

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Proper use of medical terminology is essential to the success of dental professionals. Learn the terms of the trade with this unique book. Terms are organized by specialty area for quick and easy reference. A variety of exercises are offered following each chapter providing ample opportunity to review and refresh. Whether you are new to dental terminology or simply need to brush up and review, this book is essential!
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List price: $149.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/21/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
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
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
Functions and Agents of the Lymphatic System
Important Structures in the Oral Cavity
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
Practice and Facility Setups
Dental Professionals
Places of Employment
Dental Hand Instruments
Rotary Dental Instruments
Dental Facility Operative Equipment
Infection Control
Disease Conditions
Causes of Disease and Infection
Port of Entry for Disease
Immunity Factors
Disease Prevention
Agencies Concerned with Disease Control
Emergency Care
Emergency Prevention Techniques
Emergency Prevention Equipment and Materials
Airway Obstruction and CPR Protocol
Classification of Shock
Common Medical Emergencies
Common Dental Emergencies
Examination and Prevention
Procedures Involved in the Initial Examination
Examination of the Oral Tissues
Examination of the Teeth
Charting Methods
Aliginate Impressions
Home Preventive Techniques
Dental Facility Preventive Practices
Pain Management/Pharmacology
Description of Pain and Methods to Relieve Distress
Local Anesthesia
General Anesthesia
Pharmacology and the Science of Drugs
Drug Interactions with Body Functions
Forms of Drugs and Methods of Distribution
Routes for Drug Administration
Drug Prescription Content
Classification and Types of Drug Agents
Definition and Production of X-Rays
Properties of Roentgen Rays
Radiation Protection
Composition and Types of Dental Radiographs
Techniques for Exposing Radiographs
Radiographic Film Processing
Mounting Radiographs
Assorted Radiographic Errors
Tooth Restorations
Patient Preparation and Procedure Area
Isolation of the Operative Site
Preparation of the Restorative Site
Matrix Placement
Cements, Liners, and Base Materials
Restorative Materials
Finishing Methods
Cosmetic Dentistry
Definition of Cosmetic Dentistry and Related Areas
Tooth Whitening
Tooth Bonding and Veneer Application
Cosmetic Tooth Restorations
Periodontal Tissue Surgery
Dental Implants
Accelerated Orthodontics
Divisions in the Field of Prosthodontics
Types and Characteristics of Prosthodontic Materials
Fixed Prosthodontics
Removable Dental Prostheses
Procedures and Methods Used in Prosthodontic Practice
Use of Implants in Prosthdontics
Science and Practice of Endodontic Dentistry
Diagnostic Procedures to Determine Pulpal Conditions
Endodontic Treatment
Endodontic Treatment Equipment and Materials
Surgical Endodontic Treatments
Endodontic Treatment for Traumatized Teeth
Tooth Replantation Procedures
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 Bone Surgery
Surgical Procedures Involved in Repair of Fractures
Procedures Involved in Maxillofacial Surgery
Surgical Procedures Involved in Implantology
Orthodontic Practice and Malocclusion
Types and Methods of Orthodontic Treatment
Requirements for Diagnosis and Treatment Planning for Malocclusion
Types and Purposes of Headgear and Traction Devices
Assorted and Specialized Appliances and Retainers
Instrumentation for the Orthodontic Practice
Anatomy of the Periodontium
Etiology and Symptoms of Periodontal Disease
Classification of the Periodontal Diseases
Periodontal Examination and Evaluation
Measurement and Recording of Periodontal Conditions
Periodontal Treatment Methods
Periodontal Involvement with Dental Implants
Instrumentation for Periodontics
Pediatric Dentistry
Scope of Pediatric Dentistry
Development and Growth Concerns of the Pediatric Dentition
Maintenance and Preservation of 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
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
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
Business Procedures
Office Communication Procedures
Appointment Control
Patient Records and Filing Procedures
Business Correspondence
Dental Insurance Terms
Financial Disbursement and Banking
Inventory Control
Legal and Ethical Terms
Glossary of acronyms
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