Dental Assisting Instrument Guide / Edition 1

Dental Assisting Instrument Guide / Edition 1

by Donna J. Phinney, Judy H. Halstead
     
 


DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUMENT GUIDE, 2nd Edition is the ideal pocket study guide, presenting the numerous instruments used in modern dentistry, along with proper functions, parts, and tray set-ups. Instruments for all practice areas are covered in detail, alongside supporting hundreds of color photos that make memorization easy. Compact and organized for quick… See more details below

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DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUMENT GUIDE, 2nd Edition is the ideal pocket study guide, presenting the numerous instruments used in modern dentistry, along with proper functions, parts, and tray set-ups. Instruments for all practice areas are covered in detail, alongside supporting hundreds of color photos that make memorization easy. Compact and organized for quick reference, DENTAL ASSISTING INSTRUMENT GUIDE, 2nd Edition provides the fundamental instrument knowledge dental assistants need for success in the ever-changing field of dentistry

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781418052003
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
12/18/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
4.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author


Donna J. Phinney is the Program Director for the Dental Assisting Program at Spokane Community College. She has spent more than twenty years in the dental field as a dental assistant, a dental office consultant, an office manager and an educator. Donna Phinney holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Eastern Washington University and a Master's Degree in Education from Whitworth College. Ms. Phinney received her fellowship from the American Dental Assistants Association and is a certified dental assistant. She is active in the Washington State Dental Assisting Association, has served as a consultant for the American Dental Association for seventeen years and was a Commissioner for the American Dental Association, appointed by the American Dental Assistants Association.

Judy Halstead is retired after thirty years as a dental assisting instructor and more than fifteen years as a practicing dental assistant. Formerly the dental assisting program director for a private college and a high school skills center, Ms. Halstead was active with local, state, and national Dental Assistant Associations for thirty-five years, serving as president of the Washington State chapter. She often presented lectures and workshops at local, state, and regional dental conferences, and served as an American Dental Association consultant. Ms. Halstead earned a BA from Eastern Washington University, is a certified dental assistant, and holds an expanded functions certificate.

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Table of Contents


1. Parts of a Dental Instrument. 2. Disposables and Barriers. 3. Basic Instruments, Evacuation, and Air/Water Syringe. 4. Topical and Local Anesthetic and Nitrous Oxide Sedation. 5. Dental Dam. 6. Dental Unit and Handpieces. 7. Burs, Stones, and Discs. 8. Hand-Cutting Instruments. 9. Diagnostic Aids, Matrices, Instruments for Cements, Bases, and Liners. 10. Amalgam Instruments and Equipment. 11. Composite Instruments and Equipment. 12. Endodontic Instruments. 13. Oral Maxillogacial Surgery Instruments. 14. Orthodontic Instruments. 15. Pedodontic Instruments. 16. Periodontic Instruments. 17. Fixed Prosthodontic Instruments. 18. IMPLANT SYSTEMS. 19. Sterilization Equipment. 20. Laboratory Equipment. 21. Radiography Equipment.

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