Contemporary Dental Assisting Im (Paperback)
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Paperback Published: 01/08/2000
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CONTEMPORARY DENTAL ASSISTING is a comprehensive text that will prepare students and practicing dental assistants to function in today's progressive dental office. It includes theoretical aspects and practical applications of dental assisting skills, as well as advanced clinical techniques and functions in a step-by-step format. Topics reflect the curriculum content areas identified in the Accreditation Standards for Dental Assisting Education Programs by the American Dental Association's Commission on Accreditation, and prepares readers for the Dental Assisting National Board examination (DANB exam). The book is arranged in six sections: Unit I: Professional Dental Assisting Yesterday and Today Highlights the historical aspects of dental assisting, concepts of the current dental work environment, career planning, interview techniques, and dental ethics and jurisprudence. Unit II: Practice Management Principles and Techniques Includes both the principles and applications of managing the dental practice. Current concepts of dental practice are discussed as well as professional management techniques. This section also includes information on written, oral, verbal, and interpersonal communications. Unit III: Dental Sciences, Principles and Techniques Covers anatomy and physiology, microbiology, oral and maxillofacial pathology and oral disease, radiology and radiation safety, oral and maxillofacial radiography, and pharmacology and pain control. Unit IV: Clinical Principles and Techniques This section includes dental materials and clinical applications, nutrition and dietary counseling, preventive dentistry, advanced oral health procedures, barriers to disease transmission, dental instruments and equipment, chairside assisting, oral diagnosis and treatment planning, and management of emergencies in the dental office. Unit V: Specialty Principles and Techniques Includes chapters on endodontics, pediatrics, periodontics, orthodontics and advanced assisting techniques, oral and maxillofacial surgery and hospital dentistry, fixed and removable prosthetics including complete denture prosthetics, temporary crown and bridge techniques, dental implantology, and dental oncology and maxillofacial prosthetic treatment. Unit VI: A dvanced Operative Principles and Techniques This section covers operative dentistry, rubber dam isolation, matrix band and retainer assembly and wedge placement, techniques for finishing and polishing dental restorations, clinical application of dental amalgam restorations, and direct and indirect composite acrylic resin restorative techniques. Each chapter contains the same, user-friendly pedagogical features including: Key Points, Chapter Outlines, Learning Objectives, Key Terms, Marginal Definitions, Points for Review, Self-Study Questions, and Suggested Readings.

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323013949
Weight: 340 g

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