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.
• NEW 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.
|Publisher:||Elsevier Health Sciences|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.90(d)|
Table of Contents
|Section 1||The Dental Assisting Profession|
|Chapter 1||History of Dentistry|
|Educational and Professional Development in the United States||6|
|Chapter 2||The Professional Dental Assistant|
|Characteristics of a Professional Dental Assistant||11|
|Chapter 3||The Dental Health Care Team|
|Dentist and Dental Specialists||19|
|Registered Dental Hygienist||21|
|Dental Laboratory Technician||22|
|Chapter 4||Dental Ethics|
|Basic Principles of Ethics||26|
|Professional Code of Ethics||27|
|Ethics versus Law||27|
|Sources of Ethics||28|
|Steps for Solving Ethical Dilemmas||28|
|Chapter 5||Dentistry and the Law|
|State Dental Practice Act||31|
|Expanded Functions and Supervision||32|
|Categories of Law||34|
|Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect||38|
|Section 2||Sciences in Dentistry|
|Chapter 6||General Anatomy|
|Body Directions and Planes||43|
|Chapter 7||General Physiology|
|Chapter 8||Oral Embryology and Histology|
|Chapter 9||Head and Neck Anatomy|
|Regions of the Head||97|
|Bones of the Skull||97|
|Muscles of the Head and Neck||105|
|Blood Supply to the Head and Neck||110|
|Nerves of the Head and Neck||112|
|Lymph Nodes of the Head and Neck||113|
|Chapter 10||Landmarks of the Face and Oral Cavity|
|Landmarks of the Face||119|
|The Oral Cavity||121|
|The Oral Cavity Proper||124|
|Chapter 11||Overview of the Dentition|
|Types and Functions of Teeth||132|
|Anatomic Features of Teeth||134|
|Angles and Divisions of Teeth||135|
|Occlusion and Malocclusions||136|
|Stabilization of the Arches||138|
|Chapter 12||Tooth Morphology|
|Anterior Permanent Dentition||144|
|Posterior Permanent Dentition||149|
|Section 3||Oral Health and Prevention of Dental Disease|
|Chapter 13||Dental Caries|
|The Caries Process||168|
|The Role of Saliva||170|
|Diagnosis of Caries||170|
|Methods of Caries Intervention||171|
|Risk Assessment for Caries||172|
|Chapter 14||Periodontal Disease|
|Signs and Symptoms||184|
|Chapter 15||Preventive Dentistry|
|Partnership in Prevention Program||186|
|Nutrition and Dental Caries||195|
|Plaque Control Program||197|
|Food Guide Pyramid||207|
|Reading Food Labels||217|
|Chapter 17||Oral Pathology|
|Making a Diagnosis||222|
|Diseases of the Oral Soft Tissues||227|
|Conditions of the Tongue||230|
|Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome||234|
|Section 4||Jnfection Control in Dentistry|
|Pioneers in Microbiology||249|
|Major Groups of Microorganisms||251|
|Chapter 19||Disease Transmission and Infection Control|
|The Chain of Infection||258|
|Types of Infections||259|
|Methods of Disease Transmission||259|
|Disease Transmission in the Dental Office||261|
|The Immune System||262|
|OSHA Bloodborne Pathogens Standard||263|
|Personal Protective Equipment||270|
|Waste Management in the Dental Office||275|
|Other Infection Control Guidelines||277|
|Chapter 20||Principles and Techniques of Disinfection|
|Dental Treatment Room Surfaces||280|
|Precleaning and Disinfection||283|
|Chapter 21||Principles and Techniques of Sterilization|
|Classification of Instruments and Equipment||289|
|Instrument Processing Area||291|
|Precleaning and Packaging Instruments||293|
|Methods of Sterilization||300|
|Section 5||Occupational Health and Safety|
|Chapter 22||Regulatory and Advisory Agencies|
|Associations and Organizations||315|
|Chapter 23||Chemical Safety|
|Hazard Communication Program||324|
|Dental Office Waste Management||330|
|Chapter 24||Dental Unit Waterlines|
|Microorganisms in Dental Unit Water||336|
|Biofilm in Dental Waterlines||337|
|Methods for Reducing Bacterial Contamination||338|
|Infection Control and Dental Unit Water||339|
|Ergonomics in the Dental Office||342|
|Repetition and Force||344|
|Section 6||Patient Information and Assessment|
|Chapter 26||The Patient Record|
|Purpose and Additional Functions||351|
|Initial Patient Contact||353|
|Patient Forms in the Record||355|
|Chapter 27||Vital Signs|
|Factors Affecting Vital Signs||369|
|Chapter 28||Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning|
|Examination and Diagnostic Techniques||383|
|Recording the Dental Examination||386|
|Clinical Examination of the Patient||395|
|The Treatment Plan||401|
|Recording the Dental Treatment||402|
|Chapter 29||The Medically and Physically Compromised Patient|
|The Rights of All Patients||405|
|Role of the Dental Assistant||405|
|The Aging Population||406|
|The Medically Compromised Patient||408|
|The Physically Compromised Patient||415|
|Assistance from Organizations||416|
|Chapter 30||Principles of Pharmacology|
|Overview of Drugs||419|
|Dispensing of Drugs||420|
|Administration of Medications||421|
|Drug Dosage and Forms||423|
|Controlled Substances Act||423|
|Classification of Drug Actions||424|
|Drug Reference Materials||425|
|Chapter 31||Assisting in a Medical Emergency|
|Preventing a Medical Emergency||431|
|Recognizing a Medical Emergency||433|
|Emergency Care Standards||433|
|Emergency Equipment and Supplies||438|
|Documentation of an Emergency||449|
|Section 7||Foundation of Clinical Dentistry|
|Chapter 32||The Dental Office|
|Care of Dental Equipment||459|
|Dentist's Private Office||460|
|Evening and Morning Routines for Dental Assistants||460|
|Chapter 33||Delivering Dental Care|
|Knowing Your Patients||464|
|Reviewing the Patient Record||464|
|Preparing the Treatment Area||464|
|Greeting and Seating the Patient||465|
|Principles of Team Positioning||468|
|Expanded-Functions Dental Assistant||472|
|Working as the Operator||473|
|Chapter 34||Dental Hand Instruments|
|Identifying Hand Instruments||480|
|Hand (Manual) Cutting Instruments||486|
|Accessory Instruments and Items||489|
|Preset Cassettes (Trays)||489|
|Chapter 35||Dental Handpieces and Accessories|
|Evolution of Rotary Equipment||497|
|Air Abrasion Handpiece||501|
|Rotary Cutting Instruments||503|
|Diamond Rotary Instruments||506|
|Finishing Rotary Instruments||506|
|Abrasion Rotary Instruments||506|
|Laboratory Rotary Instruments||509|
|Chapter 36||Moisture Control|
|Oral Evacuation Systems||513|
|Rinsing the Oral Cavity||517|
|Isolation of Teeth||519|
|The Dental Dam||521|
|Dental Dam Preparation||526|
|Dental Dam Placement||529|
|Chapter 37||Anesthesia and Pain Control|
|Local Anesthesia Setup||540|
|Complications and Precautions||542|
|Inhalation Sedation (Nitrous Oxide/Oxygen Analgesia)||546|