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Student Workbook for Modern Dental Assisting / Edition 12

Student Workbook for Modern Dental Assisting / Edition 12

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Get the hands-on practice and reinforcement you need to master the concepts and skills covered in Modern Dental Assisting, 12th Edition. With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Bird & Robinson’s bestselling textbook, this workbook features ample review questions and exercises, competency skills evaluation sheets for practice with dental assisting procedures, and case applications with questions. Applicable chapters also contain a review of video procedures located on the text’s companion website, as well as original practice management exercises designed to be used with the Dentrix software that’s included with the workbook. In all, it’s the essential practice and review you need to succeed in clinical practice!

  • Correlation with textbook chapters makes it easy to move back and forth between the two resources.
  • Practice and review questions for each chapter include short answer, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, and labeling questions to help reinforce your understanding of terminology and concepts.
  • Competency skill checklists provide clear guidelines for performing each dental assisting skill and help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, with perforated pages so that you can detach individual skill sheets for use in clinical settings.
  • Patient case exercises use patients on the companion Evolve website’s Interactive Dental Office and include medical and dental histories, radiographs, and charting to help you solve problems relating to patient health issues.
  • Video review sections visually reinforce your understanding of text material and help prepare you for patient encounters.
  • Removable flashcards summarize key information about the sciences, medical emergencies, infection control, radiography, dental materials, dental instruments, and dental procedures, offering convenient, on-the-go review and exam preparation.
  • Trusted expert authors Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson present information and procedures in a way that makes it easy for you to understand and apply the material.
  • NEW! Content matches that in the text, addressing new technology, public health and access to care, teledentistry, Zika virus, Ebola, infection control guidelines, the oral-systemic health connection, and more.
  • NEW! Anatomy and tooth morphology labeling exercises help you master key foundational content essential to dental assisting practice.
  • NEW! Additional Dentrix practice management exercises have been added to the Dentrix Learning Edition software, enabling you to work with patient data much like you will in the office environment.
  • NEW! Additional content supporting the dental assisting externship provides information and resources to support practicum.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780323430319
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Publication date: 04/17/2017
Edition description: Student
Pages: 632
Sales rank: 302,800
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of 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 Disease

15 Preventive Dentistry

16 Nutrition

17 Oral Pathology

PART 4 Infection Prevention in Dentistry

18 Microbiology

19 Disease Transmission and Infection Prevention

20 Principles and Techniques of Disinfection

21 Principles and Techniques of Instrument Processing and Sterilization

PART 5 Occupational Health and Safety

22 Regulatory and Advisory Agencies

23 Chemical and Waste Management

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 Special Needs and Medically 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

PART 8 Dental Radiography

38 Foundations of Radiography, Radiographic Equipment, and Radiation Safety

39 Digital Imaging, Dental Film, and Processing Radiographs

40 Legal Issues, Quality Assurance, and Infection Control

41 Intraoral Imaging

42 Extraoral Imaging

PART 9 Dental Materials

43 Restorative and Esthetic Dental Materials

44 Dental Liners, Bases, and Bonding Systems

45 Dental Cements

46 Impression Materials

47 Laboratory Materials and Procedures

PART 10 Assisting in Comprehensive Dental Care

48 General 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 Operating Systems

63 Financial Management in the Dental Office

64 Marketing Your Skills

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