Dental Instruments - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323474054, 9780323495752

Dental Instruments

6th Edition

A Pocket Guide

Authors: Linda Boyd
eBook ISBN: 9780323495752
eBook ISBN: 9780323495769
Paperback ISBN: 9780323474054
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 31st March 2017
Page Count: 792
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Description

Learn need-to-know information on more than 300 dental instruments! Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 6th Edition, makes it quick and easy for dental assistants and hygienists to master the identification and use of instruments and equipment used in everyday practice. It includes nearly 700 photographs and illustrations along with monographs describing each instrument’s use, characteristics, practice considerations, and sterilization. It’s also easy to review and to assess your knowledge, thanks to the flashcard-style, flip-book format. This spiral-bound guide is ideal both for study and for chairside reference.

Key Features

  • Clear, consistent format includes a photo of each instrument along with its name, functions, characteristics, practice notes, and sterilization, with chapters progressing from basic instruments to more specialized instruments.
  • Nearly 700 high-quality photographs and illustrations include both full and close-up views to help you quickly and accurately identify and differentiate dental instruments.
  • Flashcard format makes it easy to quiz yourself and assess your knowledge of dental instruments.
  • Pocket size, spiral binding, and Velcro® closure makes the book ideal for on-the-go study and ease of use.
  • Interactive review activities on the Evolve companion website include chapter quizzes as well as tray setup exercises and questions.

Table of Contents

  1. Basic Dental Instruments
    2. Enamel Cutting Instruments
    3. Local Anesthetic Syringe/Components and Nitrous Oxide Sedation
    4. Evacuation Devices, Air/Water Syringe Tip, and Dental Unit
    5. Dental Handpieces
    6. Burs and Rotary Attachments for Handpieces
    7. Dental Dam Instruments
    8. Amalgam Restorative Instruments
    9. Composite Restorative Instruments
    10. Crown and Bridge Restorative Instruments
    11. Endodontic Instruments
    12. Hygiene Instruments
    13. Preventive and Sealing Instruments and Bleaching Trays
    14. Orthodontic Instruments
    15. Universal Surgical Instruments
    16. Periodontal Instruments and Periodontal Surgical Instruments
    17. Oral Surgery Extraction Instruments
    18. Sterilization Equipment
    19. Dental Materials Equipment
    20. Dental Imaging and Diagnostic Equipment
    21. Vital Signs and Beyond
    Index 

Details

No. of pages:
792
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2018
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9780323495752
eBook ISBN:
9780323495769
Paperback ISBN:
9780323474054

About the Author

Linda Boyd

Affiliations and Expertise

Program Coordinator Registered Dental Assisting Program, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA