Essentials of Dental Assisting - 4th Edition

Essentials of Dental Assisting

4th Edition

Authors: Debbie Robinson Doni Bird Debbie Robinson Doni Bird
Imprint: Saunders

Table of Contents

PART 1: The Profession

1. Orientation 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 Control 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. Dental Examination

13. Medical Emergencies

14. Pain and Anxiety Control

PART 6: Dental Radiography

15. Radiation Safety and Production of X-Rays

16. Intraoral Radiographic Techniques and Film Processing

PART 7: Preventive Dentistry

17. Preventive Care

18. Coronal Polishing and Sealants

PART 8: Restorative Dentistry

19. Instruments, Handpieces, and Burs

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

APPENDIX A: Examination preparation and practice exam

GLOSSARY

Description

Now in full color, this practical resource is designed and written to help students easily grasp the information essential for practice. With tables, boxes, and step-by-step procedures that highlight key content, it's concise and reader-friendly. Student learning aids include highlighted key terms, chapter goals, and Apply Your Knowledge questions at the end of each chapter. A companion copy of Saunders' The Dental Assisting Video Procedures CD-ROM is included.

Key Features

  • Procedures at the back of every chapter and competency checklists at the end of the book for easy access.
  • The Dental Assisting Video Procedures CD-ROM, at no additional cost, brings key office procedures to life.
  • Learning objectives for meeting theoretical and procedural objectives.
  • Student learning aids, like highlighted key terms, chapter goals, and Apply Your Knowledge questions at the end of each chapter.
  • Ethical Implications boxes located at the end of each chapter summarize the ethical and legal issues presented in each chapter to familiarize students with certain legal and ethical situations in order to protect themselves, their patients, and the practice for which they work.

Details

Language:
English
Imprint:
Saunders
eBook ISBN:
9781437703795

About the Authors

Debbie Robinson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Assistant Professor and Research Study Coordinator, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Doni Bird Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty, Allied Dental Education Program, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA

Debbie Robinson Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Assistant Professor and Research Study Coordinator, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

Doni Bird Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Faculty, Allied Dental Education Program, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA