This comprehensive text presents head and neck anatomy pertaining dental auxiliaries in a clear concise manner. Both dental assistant and dental hygiene students will benefit from the thorough presentation of anatomy and the strong review of tooth morphology. To aid in the learning process, the text includes numerous upgraded illustrations to show the information, not just present students with a dry listing of detail. Review questions at the end of each chapter enable students to review concepts and prepare for class exams. One of the hallmarks of the text is the clear, concise presentation in a meaningful style to engage students and enable them to retain the content for subsequent courses.
Dental assistant and dental hygiene students will benefit from this text's clear presentation of anatomy and review of tooth morphology. Learning features include tooth identification charts, a glossary, and chapter objectives, summaries, and review questions. The book is useful for preparing for the CDA exam and the RDH National Boards, which both cover dental anatomy. In this second edition, the morphology section is expanded to provide a framework for presenting morphology within the context of anatomy. Illustrations have also been enhanced for this edition. Short was formerly a professor at Middlesex Community College. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Marjorie J. Short is a retired Professor of the Dental Hygiene Program at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, MA, where she served as Department Chairman for 15 years and Professor for 25 years. Prior to her tenure at Middlesex Community College, she was a Professor of Dental Anatomy at SUNY Farmingdale.
Section I: Introduction to Oral Cavity. Chapter 1: Nomenclature. Chapter 2. Structure of the Oral Cavity. Chapter 3: The Tooth and Its Surrounding Structures. Chapter 4: Numbering Systems. Section II: Permanent Anterior Teeth. Chapter 5: Maxillary Incisors. Chapter 6: Mandibular Incisors. Chapter 7: Canines. Section III: Permanent Posterior Teeth. Chapter 8: Maxillary Premolars. Chapter 9: Mandibular Premolars. Chapter 10: Maxillary First and Second Molars. Chapter 11: Mandibular First and Second Molors. Chapter 12: Third Molars. Section IV: Related Topics. Chapter 13: Deciduous Dentition. Chapter 14: Tooth Development. Chapter 15: Occlusion. Chapter 16: Form and Function. Section V: Head and Neck Anatomy. Chapter 17: Osteology of the Skull. Chapter 18: Muscles of the Head and Neck. Chapter 19: Nerves of the Head and Neck. Chapter 20: Arteries of the Head and Neck. Chapter 21: Salivary Glands. Chapter 22: Temporomandibular Joint.