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This exciting full-color comprehensive resource is designed to prepare dental assisting learners to pass the DANB certification exam, as well as to manage the challenges of working in the dental office. All of the learning elements that were so successful in the first edition have been retained in the new edition. New Web activity boxes, new and updated content, and additional teaching supplements have been added to make this dynamic learning system even better. Also brand new and completely updated are an Interactive Skills and Procedures CD-ROM, a workbook, (sold separately) and practice software (included), all designed to reinforce essential competencies needed to enter the field of dental assisting. This comprehensive and integrated learning package provides a complete approach to dental assisting knowledge and skills.
This new, full color, comprehensive text is designed to prepare students for the DANB Certification Exam, as well as the rigors of the dental office. Part of a dynamic learning system, Delmar's Dental Assisting offers a comprehensive approach. It includes practice software, a workbook, an exam review, videotapes, and instructor support materials. Other dental-related titles included in the system cover terminology, drugs, and office management. Used together, these materials will make dental assisting education comprehensive and meaningful, providing the skills, knowledge, principles, values, and understanding to excel in the profession.
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.