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Prepare for a successful career as a dental assistant with Modern Dental Assisting, 11th Edition! Using an easy-to-understand approach, this book provides a complete foundation in the basic and advanced skills you must master to achieve clinical competence. Full-color photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy to learn dental assisting procedures. This edition includes content on the electronic health record, impact of the new health care law, and the new hazard communication standard. And as a complete learning package, it also includes an Evolve companion website with new videos demonstrating key procedures, practice quizzes, interactive games and exercises, and flashcards. Written by the expert dental assisting team of Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, this is the leading text in dental assisting - the most trusted, the most comprehensive, and the most current.

Comprehensive coverage makes this your single, start-to-finish source for dental assisting training.
A highly approachable writing style presents the latest information and procedures in a way that makes it easy to understand and apply the material.
Concise chapters presented within short parts move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, safety, clinical dentistry, radiography, materials, specialty dental practice, and dental office administration.
Superb, full-color illustrations and photographs show procedures, equipment, and instruments.
Illustrated, step-by-step procedures show the skills that dental assistants must master, detailing for each the goal, equipment and supplies needed, chronological steps, and rationales.
Expanded Functions procedures boxes describe special dental assisting procedures allowed only in certain states.
Procedure icons alert you to issues relating to core procedures, e.g., that you should make notes in the patient's record, don personal protective equipment, or watch for moisture contamination.
Key terms are accompanied by phonetic pronunciations, highlighted within the text, and defined in boxes on the same or facing page.
Critical thinking questions end each chapter with mini-case scenarios and application-style questions.
Learning and performance outcomes in each chapter set goals for what you will accomplish and also serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and study tools for exam preparation.
Summary tables and boxes make it easy to review key concepts and procedures.
Recall boxes appear after sections of text and include questions to ensure that you understand the material.
CDC boxes cite the latest recommendations for infection control and summarize regulations.
Eye to the Future boxes introduce cutting-edge research, future trends, and topics.
Legal and Ethical Implications boxes focus on the behaviors that you will need to practice to protect yourself, your patients, and the practice for which you work.
Patient Education boxes summarize content within the context of patient education take-away points.
A glossary provides a quick and handy way to look up terminology, with chapter references indicating where terms are introduced and discussed within chapters.
Interactive Dental Office program on the companion Evolve website provides 25 case studies with integrated radiographic mounting and dental charting exercises to help you problem-solve your way through a wide variety of dental conditions and procedures; games help you review and study in the areas of pathology, radiation safety, business office activities, workplace safety, oral anatomy, and dental instruments.
Canadian Content Corner on the Evolve site highlights Canadian-specific dental information.
A student workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice of essential tasks that dental assistants perform every day, plus competency skill sheets and detachable flashcards for on-the-go review. Sold separately.

content addresses the electronic patient record, impact of the new health care law, preventive techniques, and the new hazard communication standard.
NEW, full-color photos show the latest technology, instruments, and procedures.
NEW video on the companion Evolve websiteincludes 10 new and 20 reshot video clips of dental assisting procedures, focusing on prevention, dental materials, and imaging; theEvolve websitealso includes review questions and answers to test your readiness for clinical experiences.
EXPANDED! Online chapter quizzes on the Evolve companion website provide additional opportunities to assess your comprehension, along with rationales to reinforce concepts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781437717297
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 4/14/2011
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 10
  • Pages: 1216
  • Sales rank: 554,806
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.10 (h) x 1.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 The Dental Assisting Profession
Ch. 1 History of Dentistry
Ch. 2 The Professional Dental Assistant
Ch. 3 The Dental Health Care Team
Ch. 4 Dental Ethics
Ch. 5 Dentistry and the Law
Sect. 2 Sciences in Dentistry
Ch. 6 General Anatomy
Ch. 7 General Physiology
Ch. 8 Oral Embryology and Histology
Ch. 9 Head and Neck Anatomy
Ch. 10 Landmarks of the Face and Oral Cavity
Ch. 11 Overview of the Dentition
Ch. 12 Tooth Morphology
Sect. 3 Oral Health and Prevention of Dental Disease
Ch. 13 Dental Caries
Ch. 14 Periodontal Disease
Ch. 15 Preventive Dentistry
Ch. 16 Nutrition
Ch. 17 Oral Pathology
Sect. 4 Infection Control in Dentistry
Ch. 18 Microbiology
Ch. 19 Disease Transmission and Infection Control
Ch. 20 Principles and Techniques of Disinfection
Ch. 21 Principles and Techniques of Sterilization
Sect. 5 Occupational Health and Safety
Ch. 22 Regulatory and Advisory Agencies
Ch. 23 Chemical Safety
Ch. 24 Dental Unit Waterlines
Ch. 25 Ergonomics
Sect. 6 Patient Information and Assessment
Ch. 26 The Patient Record
Ch. 27 Vital Signs
Ch. 28 Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
Ch. 29 The Medically and Physically Compromised Patient
Ch. 30 Principles of Pharmacology
Ch. 31 Assisting in a Medical Emergency
Sect. 7 Foundation of Clinical Dentistry
Ch. 32 The Dental Office
Ch. 33 Delivering Dental Care
Ch. 34 Dental Hand Instruments
Ch. 35 Dental Handpieces and Accessories
Ch. 36 Moisture Control
Ch. 37 Anesthesia and Pain Control
Sect. 8 Dental Radiography
Ch. 38 Radiation, Radiograph Equipment, and Safety
Ch. 39 Dental Film and Processing Radiographs
Ch. 40 Legal Issues, Quality Assurance, and Infection Control
Ch. 41 Intraoral Radiography
Ch. 42 Extraoral and Digital Radiography
Sect. 9 Dental Materials
Ch. 43 Restorative and Esthetic Dental Materials
Ch. 44 Dental Liners, Bases, and Bonding Systems
Ch. 45 Dental Cements
Ch. 46 Impression Materials
Ch. 47 Laboratory Materials and Procedures
Sect. 10 Comprehensive Dental Care
Ch. 48 Restorative Dentistry
Ch. 49 Matrix Systems for Restorative Dentistry
Ch. 50 Fixed Prosthodontics
Ch. 51 Provisional Coverage
Ch. 52 Removable Prosthodontics
Ch. 53 Dental Implants
Ch. 54 Endodontics
Ch. 55 Periodontics
Ch. 56 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Ch. 57 Pediatric Dentistry
Ch. 58 Coronal Polishing
Ch. 59 Dental Sealants
Ch. 60 Orthodontics
Sect. 11 Dental Administration and Communication Skills
Ch. 61 Communication in the Dental Office
Ch. 62 Business Operating Systems
Ch. 63 Financial Management in the Dental Office
Ch. 64 Marketing Your Skills
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