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|A textbook designed to prepare dental assistant students for the Dental Assisting National Board certification. It includes clinical and administrative aspects of the profession, and incorporates different formats to account for different learning styles. No date is noted for the first edition. Anno|
This innovative learning system is designed to give dental assisting students the knowledge they need to pass the Dental Assisting National Board exam. Chapters cover head and neck anatomy, embryology, histology, pharmacology, nutrition, and pathology. The text also contains sections on chairside assisting, sterilization procedures, first aid and CPR, as well as dental charting and basic business office techniques. Its comprehensive content provides up-to-date information regarding preclinical and clinical dental assisting skills that better prepares students for a career in the dental industry. An available skills CD provides interactive exercises related to numerous skills and procedures. An activity CD enhances student learning by reinforcing knowledge of dental concepts and terminology from each chapter. An instructors manual, a computerized test bank, power point presentations, and an image library are included to support the instructor. This comprehensive and integrated learning package provides a complete approach to dental assisting knowledge and skills.
|Author||Donna J. Phinney, Judy H. Halstead|
|Number Of Pages||864 pages|
|Publisher||Delmar Cengage Learning|
|LC Classification Number||RK60.5|
|Table Of Content|
|Table Of Content||SECTION I: INTRODUCTION: 1. Introduction to the Dental Profession. SECTION II: BASIC DENTAL SCIENCES: 2. Oral Health and Nutrition. 3. General Anatomy and Physiology. 4. Head and Neck Anatomy. 5. Embryology and Histology. 6. Tooth Morphology. 7. Dental Charting. 8. Microbiology. SECTION III: PRECLINICAL DENTAL SKILLS: 9. Infection Control. 10. Management of Hazardous Materials. 11. Preparation for Patient Care. 12. Pharmacology. 13. Emergency Management. SECTION IV: CLINICAL DENTAL PROCEDURES: 14. Introduction to Chairside Assisting. 15. Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems. 16. Management of Pain and Anxiety. 17. Dental Radiography. SECTION V: DENTAL SPECIALTIES: 18. Endodontics. 19. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 20. Oral Pathology. 21. Orthodontics. 22. Pediatric Dentistry. 23. Periodontics. 24. Fixed Prosthodontics. 25. Removable Prosthodontics. SECTION VI: RESTORATIVE AND LABORATORY MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: 26. Chairside Restorative Materials. 27. Laboratory Materials and Techniques. SECTION VII: EXPANDED FUNCTIONS: 28. Advanced Chairside Functions. SECTION VIII: DENTAL PRACTICE MANAGEMENT: 29. Dental Office Management. 30. Employment Strategies. 31. Ethics and Jurisprudence. Glossary. References.|