Dental Assisting A Comprehensive Approach

ISBN-10: 1418048739

ISBN-13: 9781418048730

Edition: 3rd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Donna J. Phinney, Judy H. Halstead

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Dynamic, comprehensive, concise, and user-friendly aptly describes our latest edition of Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach. Specifically designed to help prepare for and pass the DANB certification exam, as well as to manage the challenges of working in the modern day dental office. Content is integrated to companion software to allow an interactive approach to learning and comprehension of all dental assisting areas. The presentation of content is direct and to the point enhancing the understanding of the material without overwhelming the reader.
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List price: $236.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 8/2/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1040
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 5.192
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 Dental Association, appointed by the American Dental Assistants Association.

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
Communication and
Ethics, Jurisprudence and Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Prevention and Nutrition
Oral Health and Preventative Techniques
Basic Dental Sciences
General Anatomy and Physiology
Head and Neck Anatomy
Embryology and Histology
Tooth Morphology
Pre-clinical Dental Skills
Infection Control
Occupations Health and Safety Administration Standards (OSHA)
Preparation for Patient Care
Dental Charting
Emergency Management
Clinical Dental Procedures
Introduction to the Dental Office and Basic Chairside Assisting
Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field
Basic Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems
Anesthetic and Sedation
Dental Radiography
Introduction to Dental Radiography and Equipment
Produce and Evaluate Dental Radiographs
Extra oral and Digital Radiography
Dental Specialties
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Oral Pathology
Pediatric Dentistry
Fixed Prosthodontics
Cosmetic Dentistry and whitening
Removable Prosthodontics
Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Dental Cements, Bases and Liners
Restorative Materials and Dental Dam
Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Dental Practice Management
Dental Office Management
Employment Strategies
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