Dental Instruments - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9781437723854, 9781455777389

Dental Instruments

4th Edition

A Pocket Guide

Authors: Linda Boyd
eBook ISBN: 9781455777389
eBook ISBN: 9781437718911
eBook ISBN: 9780323290913
Imprint: Saunders
Published Date: 9th March 2011
Page Count: 736

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Confidently recognize and manage more than 300 dental instruments with this portable, visually detailed resource. Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 4th Edition, pairs thorough descriptions with high-quality photographs and illustrations in a convenient, pocket-sized format to help you quickly and accurately identify dental tools. A unique flashcard-style presentation helps you assess your understanding, and the book's spiral-bound design gives you fast, efficient access to key information -- making Dental Instruments ideal for both studying and on-the-job reference.

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Flashcard format makes it easy to assess your knowledge of dental instruments and their uses.
  • More than 500 high-quality photographs and illustrations enhance your ability to quickly and accurately identify dental instruments.
  • Convenient pocket-sized, spiral-bound design helps you easily access key information at a glance.
  • Clear, consistent organization helps you master basic instruments before introducing more complicated tools.
  • Practice Notes and Sterilization boxes help you ensure compliance with common practice standards and state regulations.
  • Study tools on Evolve enhance your familiarity with dental instruments through assessment quizzes, interactive exercises, and new video clips.

Table of Contents

1. Basic Dental Instruments

2. Enamel Cutting Instruments

3. Local Anesthetic Syringe and Components

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 Sealant 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 Radiography Equipment


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About the Author

Linda Boyd

Affiliations and Expertise

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