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User-friendly and easy to understand, Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting, 9th Edition has everything you need to prepare for a career in dental assisting. This complete learning package includes the textbook, Evolve website, a multimedia procedures DVD with video clips and animations, and an interactive dental office CD that includes updated case studies and interactive review exercises. This book also satisfies ADA accreditation guidelines and the CDC Guidelines for Infection Control in Dental Health-Care Settings.

Book, 1168 Pages

Published: August 2008

Imprint: Saunders

ISBN: 978-1-4557-3550-1

Contents

  • PART 1: THE DENTAL ASSISTING PROFESSION

    1. History of Dentistry

    2. The Professional Dental Assistant

    3. The Dental Healthcare Team

    4. Dental Ethics

    5. Dentistry and the Law

    PART 2: SCIENCES IN DENTISTRY

    6. General Anatomy

    7. General Physiology

    8. Oral Embryology and Histology

    9. Head and Neck Anatomy

    10. Landmarks of the Face and Oral Cavity

    11. Overview of the Dentitions

    12. Tooth Morphology

    PART 3: ORAL HEALTH AND PREVENTION OF DENTAL DISEASE

    13. Dental Caries

    14. Periodontal Diseases

    15. Preventive Dentistry

    16. Nutrition

    17. Oral Pathology

    PART 4: INFECTION CONTROL IN DENTISTRY

    18. Microbiology

    19. Disease Transmission and Infection Control

    20. Principles and Techniques of Disinfection

    21. Principles and Techniques of Sterilization

    PART 5: OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY

    22. Regulatory and Advisory Agencies

    23. Chemical Safety

    24. Dental Unit Waterlines

    25. Ergonomics

    PART 6: PATIENT INFORMATION AND ASSESSMENT

    26. The Patient Record

    27. Vital Signs

    28. Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

    29. The Medically and Physically Compromised Patient

    30. Principles of Pharmacology

    31. Assisting in a Medical Emergency

    PART 7: FOUNDATION OF CLINICAL DENTISTRY

    32. The Dental Office

    33. Delivering Dental Care

    34. Dental Hand Instruments

    35. Dental Handpieces and Accessories

    36. Moisture Control

    37. Anesthesia and Pain Control in Dentistry

    PART 8: DENTAL RADIOLOGY

    38. Foundations of Radiography, Radiographic Equipment, and Radiologic Safety

    39. Dental Film and Processing Radiographs

    40. Legal Issues, Quality Assurance, and Infection Control

    41. Intraoral Radiography

    42. Extraoral and Digital Radiography

    PART 9: DENTAL MATERIALS

    43. Restorative and Esthetic Materials

    44. Dental Liners, Bases, and Bonding Systems

    45. Dental Cements

    46. Impression Materials

    47. Laboratory Materials and Procedures

    PART 10: COMPREHENSIVE DENTAL CARE

    48. Restorative Dentistry

    49. Matrix Systems for Restorative Dentistry

    50. Fixed Prosthodontics

    51. Provisional Coverage

    52. Removable Prosthodontics

    53. Dental Implants

    54. Endodontics

    55. Periodontics

    56. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

    57. Pediatric Dentistry

    58. Coronal Polishing

    59. Dental Sealants

    60. Orthodontics

    PART 11: DENTAL ADMINISTRATION AND COMMUNICATION SKILLS

    61. Communication in the Dental Office

    62. Business Office Systems

    63. Financial Management in the Dental Office

    64. Marketing Your Skills

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