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Features: New chapters on pain management and cosmetic dentistry, Free CD-ROM provides additional opportunities for practice and review of pronunciations and definitions. Games and activities such as Hangman, Crossword Puzzles, Flash Cards, Matching, and Spelling Bee allow interactive and fun review of the terms. "Sounds like" pronunciations help users learn to pronounce difficult terms.
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.
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...
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...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...