Practice Management for Dental Hygienists / Edition 1

Practice Management for Dental Hygienists / Edition 1

by Esther Andrews
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781753597

ISBN-13: 9780781753593

Pub. Date: 09/01/2006

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

This textbook prepares dental hygiene students and dental hygienists to handle the business and operational aspects of the dental office. The book teaches students how a dental office functions from an operational standpoint and how dental hygienists, as licensed professionals, fit into that operation. Major sections cover basics of dentistry and dental law, office

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This textbook prepares dental hygiene students and dental hygienists to handle the business and operational aspects of the dental office. The book teaches students how a dental office functions from an operational standpoint and how dental hygienists, as licensed professionals, fit into that operation. Major sections cover basics of dentistry and dental law, office management, applied communications, and employability skills.

To accommodate a two-credit course, the text is concise and focuses on exercise-based learning. Each chapter includes workbook exercises, study questions, critical thinking activities, case studies, and RDH board practice questions, as well as selected references, Websites, and student activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781753593
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
372
Product dimensions:
7.38(w) x 9.13(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Section I: Basics of Dentistry and Dental Law
Chapter 1:History of Dentistry
Chapter 2:General Dentistry
Chapter 3:Dental Specialties
Chapter 4:Professional Issues
Chapter 5:Ethical Behavior
Chapter 6:Legal Behavior
Chapter 7:Patient Rights
Chapter 8:Risk Management

Section II: Office Management
Chapter 9:Business of Dentistry
Chapter 10:Telecommunication Techniques
Chapter 11:Dental Hygiene Treatment
Chapter 12:Accounting Principles
Chapter 13:Insurance Programs
Chapter 14:Credit and Collections
Chapter 15:Records Management
Chapter 16:Appointment Scheduling
Chapter 17:Production
Chapter 18:Recare Systems
Chapter 19:Payroll and Taxation
Chapter 20:Inventory Maintenance

Section III: Applied Communications
Chapter 21:Public Speaking Fundamentals
Chapter 22:Public Relations Techniques
Chapter 23:Office Publications
Chapter 24:Client Forms
Chapter 25:Letter Writing
Chapter 26:Office Policy and Procedure Manuals

Section IV: Employability Skills
Chapter 27:Job Performance
Chapter 28:Employee and Employer Needs
Chapter 29:Job Search Process
Chapter 30:Sources of Employment
Chapter 31:Employment Applications
Chapter 32:Resume and Curriculum Vitae
Chapter 33:Job Interview
Chapter 34:Negotiate Employment Terms
Chapter 35:Employment Issues
Chapter 36:Maintain Employment

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