Dental Office Management / Edition 1

Dental Office Management / Edition 1

by Ellen Dietz-Bourguignon
     
 


This comprehensive book takes readers through the various tasks associated with front office dental procedures, preparing them for the office of the 21st century. Five Sections-the business of dentistry, practice communications, clinical records management, business and financial records management, and employment opportunities-are supported by learning objectives… See more details below

Overview


This comprehensive book takes readers through the various tasks associated with front office dental procedures, preparing them for the office of the 21st century. Five Sections-the business of dentistry, practice communications, clinical records management, business and financial records management, and employment opportunities-are supported by learning objectives, key terms, and key concepts. Skill building for Success Student Activities (role-plays and problem-solving activities) and Skills Mastery Assessment Post-tests are provided at the end of each chapter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780766807310
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
07/16/1999
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.28(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author


Ellen Dietz-Bourguignon, CDA, AAS, BS is an Associate Degreed CDA and has a BS in Allied Health Education in Dental Auxiliary Utilization. Ellen also holds a Community College Teaching Certificate from Suny Albany, has been Managing Editor of Dental Assisting Magazine, and has published ten books, including Dental Office Management and Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Assistants, both which are Thomson Delmar Learning textbooks.

Table of Contents


THE BUSINESS OF DENTISTRY: Introduction to the Dental Team. Legal and Ethical Issues and Responsibilities. Government Regulations and Mandates. PRACTICE COMMUNICATIONS: The Dental Team as Patient Relations Specialists. Practice Marketing. Print Communications. Business Office Communications: Hub of Practice. CLINICAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT: Dental Terminology and Tooth Identification. Charting the Oral Cavity. BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL RECORDS MANAGEMENT: Setting Up the Patient Records. Scheduling to Optimize Practice Efficiency. Managing Accounts Receivable. Managing Accounts Payable. Supply Ordering and Inventory Control. EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Seeking Employment. REFERENCES. GLOSSARY. INDEX.

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