Student Workbook for Essentials of Dental Assisting

By

  • Debbie Robinson, CDA, MS, Research Assistant Professor and Research Study Coordinator, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Doni Bird, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA, Faculty, Allied Dental Education Program, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
  • Debbie Robinson, CDA, MS, Research Assistant Professor and Research Study Coordinator, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
  • Doni Bird, CDA, RDA, RDH, MA, Faculty, Allied Dental Education Program, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

Use this workbook to review and practice important dental assisting tasks! Corresponding to the chapters in Essentials of Dental Assisting, 5th Edition, this study tool helps you understand and apply the material with review questions and exercises, along with competency sheets that outline the steps necessary to mastering each procedure. Developed by dental assisting experts Debbie S. Robinson and Doni L. Bird, this workbook includes removable flashcards for quick, convenient, on-the-go review.
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Book information

  • Published: October 2012
  • Imprint: SAUNDERS
  • ISBN: 978-1-4377-0419-8


Table of Contents

Part 1: The Profession

1. Introduction to Dental Assisting

2. Professional and Legal Aspects of Dental Assisting

Part 2: The Sciences

3. Anatomy and Physiology

4. Dental Anatomy

Part 3: Infection Prevention and Hazardous Materials

5. Disease Transmission

6. Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials

7. Surface Disinfection and Treatment Room Preparation

8. Instrument Processing

Part 4: Dental Treatment

9. Clinical Dentistry

10. Moisture Control

Part 5: Patient Care

11. The Dental Patient

12. The Dental Examination

13. Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office

14. Pain and Anxiety Control

Part 6: Dental Imaging

15. Radiation Safety and Production of X-Rays

16. Oral Radiography

Part 7: Preventive Dentistry

17. Preventive Care

18. Coronal Polishing and Dental Sealants

Part 8: Restorative Dentistry

19. Instruments, Handpieces, and Accessories

20. Restorative Materials

21. Restorative Procedures

22. Impression Materials and Laboratory Procedures

23. Prosthodontics

Part 9: Specialized Dentistry

24. Periodontics

25. Endodontics

26. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

27. Pediatric Dentistry

28. Orthodontics

Part 10: Preparation for Employment

29. The Job Search

Glossary

Index