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Modern dental assisting

Bird, Doni, author.
Modern dental assisting / Doni L. Bird, Debbie S. Robinson.
Eleventh edition.
St. Louis, Missouri : Elsevier/Saunders, [2015]
xxvi, 1189 pages ; 29 cm
Other contributors
Robinson, Debbie (Debbie S.), author.
Includes index. Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • pt. 1. The Dental Assisting Profession. History of dentistry
  • The professional dental assistant
  • The dental healthcare team
  • Dental ethics
  • Dentistry and the law
  • pt. 2. Sciences In Dentistry. General anatomy
  • General physiology
  • Oral embryology and histology
  • Head and neck anatomy
  • Landmarks of the face and oral cavity
  • Overview of the dentitions
  • Tooth morphology
  • pt. 3. Oral Health And Prevention Of Dental Disease. Dental caries
  • Periodontal disease
  • Preventive dentistry
  • Nutrition
  • Oral pathology
  • pt. 4. Infection Prevention In Dentistry. Microbiology
  • Disease transmission and infection prevention
  • Principles and techniques of disinfection
  • Principles and techniques of instrument processing and sterilization
  • pt. 5. Occupational Health And Safety. Regulatory and advisory agencies
  • Chemical and waste management
  • Dental unit waterlines
  • Ergonomics
  • pt. 6. Patient Information And Assessment. The patient record
  • Vital signs
  • Oral diagnosis and treatment planning
  • The special needs and medically compromised patient
  • Principles of pharmacology
  • Assisting in a medical emergency
  • pt. 7. Foundation Of Clinical Dentistry. The dental office
  • Delivering dental care
  • Dental hand instruments
  • Dental handpieces and accessories
  • Moisture control
  • Anesthesia and pain control
  • pt. 8. Radiographic Imaging. Foundations of radiography, radiographic equipment, and radiation safety
  • Digital imaging, dental film, and processing radiographs
  • Legal issues, quality assurance, and infection prevention
  • Intraoral imaging
  • Extraoral imaging
  • pt. 9. Dental Materials. Restorative and esthetic dental materials
  • Dental liners, bases, and bonding systems
  • Dental cements
  • Impression materials
  • Laboratory materials and procedures
  • pt. 10. Assisting In Comprehensive Dental Care. General dentistry
  • Matrix systems for restorative dentistry
  • Fixed prosthodontics
  • Provisional coverage
  • Removable prosthodontics
  • Dental implants
  • Endodontics
  • Periodontics
  • Oral and maxillofacial surgery
  • Pediatric dentistry
  • Coronal polishing
  • Dental sealants
  • Orthodontics
  • pt. 11. Dental Administration And Communication Skills. Communication in the dental office
  • Business operating systems
  • Financial management in the dental office
  • Marketing your skills.
Subject headings
Dental assistants.
Medical subjects
Dental Assistants. Dental Care.
9781455774517 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1455774510 (hardcover : alk. paper)


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