Mosby's Dental Dictionary / Edition 2

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Overview

Designed for use by the entire dental team, Mosby's Dental Dictionary includes more than 10,000 terms and 300 full-color illustrations. Definitions include all areas of dentistry, basic, clinical and behavioral sciences, terms related to office management, and commonly used medical terms. Thoroughly revised and updated, this edition includes more terms, more pronunciations, and extensive appendices for quick, easy-to-use access to information used daily in the clinical setting.

• A companion CD-ROM offers the entire book in a searchable format, with audio pronunciations and thumbnails of illustrations that can be enlarged for optimal viewing.
• Full-color illustrations enhance definitions.
• Bolded pronunciations indicate which terms can be heard on the CD-ROM.
• Accuracy of entries is verified by an expert review board including dentists and dental hygienists.
• Colored thumb bleeds make it easy to locate definitions quickly.
• Portable size offers convenience as a chairside or computer-side reference.
• A flexible cover provides durability.
• Extensive appendices provide useful information in a quick-access format.

• 800 new terms have been added, especially in the fields of oral surgery, anatomy, and pathology.
• More implant and pathology photos are included to visually depict additional conditions and equipment.
• 20% more pronunciations have been added to the companion CD-ROM, for a total of 5,200 pronunciations.
• Updated appendices include CDT-2007/2008 — the coding system from the American Dental Association (ADA), chemical agents for surface disinfection, and the ADA's guidelines for prescribing dental radiographs.
• Implant prosthetics appendix has been added.
• New consultants include implantologist Charles Babbush, a pioneer in the field of dental implants and an internationally acclaimed surgeon, teacher, and lecturer.

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Editorial Reviews

From The Critics
Reviewer: Bart Paul Vandenberghe, DDS, MS, PhD (c)(University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery)
Description: This dictionary, last published in 1998, is an elaborate reference for dental students and professionals, dental personnel, or the entire dental team. It is pocket-sized, contains full-color illustrations, and can easily be used chair side or on-screen using the accompanying CD-ROM.
Purpose: The main objective is to provide an easy to use and comprehensive overview of definitions that cover all areas of dentistry. The intention is to provide an excellent resource for all personnel in a rapidly advancing field with growing expectations.
Audience: The book succeeds as a user friendly chairside glossary for the entire dental team.
Features: "The main chapter containing the exhaustive alphabetical listing of terms is complemented by a pronunciation guide, a CD-ROM, and numerous appendixes covering symbols and abbreviations, American Dental Association (ADA) dental codes 2007/2008, anxiety and pain management, clinical oral structures, dental professional organizations, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, infection control, legal and ethical issues, how dental terms are made and read, nutrition and nutritional counseling, pharmacology, radiology and radiography, tooth numbering systems and explanation for mounting radiographs, and implant prosthetics. The definitions cover all basic areas of dentistry, from immunology to anesthesiology and from office management to legal terms. The CD-ROM provides a search engine and audio pronunciations and contains all illustrations. This handy book is an ideal reference containing the main dental terminology and is a recommended addition to the dental team. The only drawback is that radiographic terms are for film-based radiography. "
Assessment: This is a very useful reference for all professionals in dentistry. This second edition offers more than 800 new terms, with a focus on anatomy, pathology, and oral surgery, and contains new and improved full-color illustrations. This is a nice overview of dental terminology and ideal in its pocket-sized version. However, for more detailed terminology on specific topics, more focused manuals should be consulted.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780323049634
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 10/12/2007
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 816
  • Sales rank: 1,188,547
  • Product dimensions: 5.27 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.97 (d)

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Table of Contents

Pronunciation Guide

Alphabetic Listing of Terms

Appendices

A. Symbols and Abbreviations

B. American Dental Association (ADA) Dental Codes 2007/2008

C. Anxiety and Pain Management

D. Clinical Oral Structures

E. Dental Professional Organizations

F. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996

G. Infection Control

H. Legal and Ethical Issues

I. How Dental Terms Are Made and Read

J. Nutrition and Nutritional Counseling

K. Pharmacology

L. Radiology and Radiography

M. Tooth Numbering Systems and Explanation for Mounting Radiographs

N. Dental Prosthetics NEW!

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