Comprehensive Dental Assisting: A Clinical Approach / Edition 1

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  • ISBN-13: 9780815132394
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 1/28/1995
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 1186

Table of Contents

1 The Modern Dental Health Team 3
2 Evolution of the Dental Assistant 11
3 Basic Anatomy and Physiology 27
4 Intraoral Structures 59
5 Nutrition and Dental Health 87
6 Diseases of the Teeth and Supporting Tissues 110
7 Oral Pathology 127
8 Infection Control 148
9 Dental Radiography 177
10 Pharmacology 247
11 Dental Materials 274
12 Ethical and Legal Aspects of Dentistry 341
13 Human Relations in the Dental Office 355
14 Business Office Procedures 369
15 Four-Handed Dentistry 415
16 The Dental Suite 423
17 Seating the Patient and Operating Team 447
18 Basic Dental Instruments 460
19 Rotary Instruments 485
20 Instrumentation and Exchange 508
21 Oral Evacuation Systems and Techniques 531
22 Isolation Materials and Applications 546
23 Topical and Local Anesthesia 567
24 Oral Diagnosis 589
25 Managing Emergency Needs of Patients 630
26 Preventive Dentistry 643
27 Amalgam Restoration 677
28 Composite Restorations 703
29 Introduction to Prosthodontics 719
30 Fixed Prosthodontics 735
31 Removable Prosthodontics 763
32 Temporary Restorations 796
33 Endodontics 811
34 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 858
35 Orthodontics 916
36 Pediatric Dentistry 944
37 Periodontics 960
38 Forensic Dentistry 992
39 Basic Dental Laboratory Procedures 1003
40 Advanced Dental Laboratory Procedures 1014
Epilogue: The Beginning: Marketing Your Skills 1043
Appendix A: Legal Provisions for Delegating Functions to Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists 1057
Glossary 1131
Index 1148
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