Dental Terminology / Edition 3

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Overview

DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition takes a word-building approach to help dental assistants understand and remember dental terminology better than ever before. DENTAL TERMINOLOGY is not a strict dictionary of dental terms, but rather a word bank with pronunciation guides and definitions applied to practice areas, it's the resource that dental professionals can use for years to come. The chapters are organized by specialty area, so readers can always find the information quickly. Whether utilized in the classroom or on the job, DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition is a valuable reference that comes in handy again and again.

This book of common dental terms utilizes phonetic pronunciations for over 1,500 terms used in the dental practice. Terms are grouped by speciality, and are supported by exercises, illustrations, and an appendix on word elements.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781133019718
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 3/16/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 480
  • Sales rank: 323,667
  • Product dimensions: 7.30 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

received an MS from the University of Dayton. She has taken postgraduate studies at Ohio State, West Virginia University, Kent State, and Ohio University. She was employed as a dental assistant/hygienist in oral surgery, orthodontics, and general practices before she became a dental assisting instructor and Diversified Cooperative Health Occupations coordinator at Belmont Career Center in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Along with teaching duties she chartered the National Honor Society participation of the vocational school and was advisor for the VICA opening and closing ceremony team to National competition representing the state of Ohio. Mrs. Dofka has retired from active teaching but maintains life membership in the Iota Lambda Sigma, professional vocational teaching fraternity, DANB dental assisting certification, and maintains retired status as dental hygienist in West Virginia. She is currently serving in consultation practice and advisory board capacity as well as volunteer activities.

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Dental Terminology. 2. Anatomy and Oral Structures. 3. Tooth Origin and Formation. 4. Practice and Facility Setups. 5. Infection Control. 6. Emergency Care. 7. Examination and Prevention. 8. Pain Management / Pharmacology. 9. Dental Radiology. 10. Tooth Restorations. 11. Cosmetic Dentristry. 12. Prostodontics. 13. Endodontics. 14. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 15. Orthodontics. 16. Periodontics. 17. Pediatric Dentistry. 18. Dental Laboratory Materials. 19. Dental Laboratory Procedures. 20. Busines Management Procedures.

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Preface

From the preface...INTRODUCTION:

DENTAL TERMINOLOGY has been written in a user-friendly manner to help the new student or learner understand dental terms. Unlike the other dental dictionaries or reference books which provide words in a straight alphabetical sequence, this text presents terms related specifically to the science of dentistry, grouping them according to specialty or area of interest...

DENTAL TERMINOLOGY may serve as a reference resource for students or may be used in conjunction with a classroom text. The chapters are flexible and able to be adjusted to the current area of interest. The material and review exercises may be used to reinforce current lessons or understanding in the classroom...

ORGANIZATION AND FEATURES:

...The first chapter is devoted to explaining the composition of dental terms by exploring prefix, root/combination, and suffix divisions, along with word composition. The remaining chapters introduce words relative to a specific area of dentistry. Each new word is printed in boldface, followed by a sounds-like pronunciation and technical definition, plus an example of common usage for most terms. Review exercises challenging the student to recall and apply this information conclude each chapter. Key illustrations are scattered throughout the text to reinforce knowledge of many dental terms. A large glossary is provided...

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