Dental Instruments - 7th Edition - ISBN: 9780323672436, 9780323673549

Dental Instruments

7th Edition

A Pocket Guide

Authors: Linda Boyd
Paperback ISBN: 9780323672436
eBook ISBN: 9780323673549
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 2nd March 2020
Page Count: 800
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Description

Learn how to identify and use more than 300 dental instruments! Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 7th Edition makes it quick and easy for dental assistants and dental hygienists to master the instruments and equipment used in everyday practice. It includes over 700 photographs and drawings of basic and specialty dental instruments, paired with text describing each instrument’s use, characteristics, practice considerations, and sterilization. With a spiral-bound, flashcard-style, flipbook format, the book also makes it easy to review key information and to assess your knowledge. Dental Instruments is the perfect guide both for study and for chairside reference.

Key Features

  • Flashcard-style format makes it easy to quiz yourself and assess your knowledge of dental instruments.
  • More than 700 high-quality photographs and illustrations include both full and close-up views to help you quickly and accurately identify and differentiate dental instruments.
  • Clear, two-page spreads include 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.
  • Pocket size, spiral binding, and Velcro® closure makes the book easy to use and ideal for on-the-go study.
  • Practice Notes and Sterilization Notes summarize common practice and state regulations.
  • Interactive review activities on the Evolve companion website include chapter quizzes as well as tray setup questions and exercises.

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. Fixed Prosthodontics Restorative Instruments
    11. Endodontic Instruments
    12. Hygiene Instruments
    13. Preventive and Sealant Instruments and Whitening Trays
    14. Orthodontic Instruments
    15. Universal Surgical Instruments
    16. Periodontal Instruments and Periodontal Surgical Instruments
    17. Oral Surgery Extraction Instruments
    18. Sterilization and Protective Equipment
    19. Dental Materials Equipment
    20. Dental Imaging and Diagnostic Equipment
    21. Vital Signs and Beyond
    Index

Details

No. of pages:
800
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Saunders 2021
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Paperback ISBN:
9780323672436
eBook ISBN:
9780323673549

About the Author

Linda Boyd

Affiliations and Expertise

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