The Dental Assistant

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Cengage Learning, 2000 - Medical - 694 pages
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This newly revised version of The Dental Assistant provides comprehensive information for shorter programs allowing users to extract specific information and use the remaining material as a supplemental resource and on-the-job reference. Readers will appreciate the user-friendly format and easy-to-understand language. Review questions reinforce chapter material and aid in preparation for certification and licensure examinations under that state Dental Practice Act. OSHA guidelines are included to focus attention on the importance of safety and infection control.*Step-by-step procedures give students a practical understanding of the process*Dental specialities have been expanded to give students a more in-depth understanding of each*Key terms are defined both within the text and the glossary, facilitating learning*Suggested activities strengthen comprehension and reinforce procedure exercises*New chapters introduce digital radiographic imaging so students understand electronic imaging methods*Pharmacology chapter provides an overall classification of drugs found in a dental office*Includes more illustrations and tables than previous editions, making it easier comprehension of material and quicker reference(KEYWORDS: Comprehensive, Dental Assisting, Key Terms, Dental Specialities, Procedures)
 

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Contents

BiomciUoil Sciences
29
Prevention
90
Physiology
128
Dental Anatomy
144
Dental Histology
174
Odontology
200
Orat Exam and Dental Chartinq
215
Dental Instruments
248
Periodontics
502
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
519
Oral Pathology
533
Dental
542
Principles of Dental Radiography
543
Chapter 6I Measurement of Ionizing Radiation
553
Radiation Protection and Radiobiology
558
Xray Film
569

Chairside Assisting
274
Dental Materials
328
Custom Trays Acrylic and Silicone
365
Elastomeric Impression Materials
373
Temporary Restorations
384
Gypsum
392
Pharmacology and Anesthesia
408
Pharmacology
409
Anesthesia and Anxiety Control
419
Chapter 5I Topical and Local Anesthesia
426
Dental Specialties
442
Public Health
443
Pediatric Dentistry
447
Orthodontics
454
Endodontics
475
Prosthodontics
489
Quality Assurance and Infection Control for Dental Radiography
572
Film Processing
581
Intraoral Radiography
595
Extraoral Radiography
623
Digital Imaging Systems in Oral Radiography
630
Image Detail and Quality Analysis of Radiographs
634
Radiographic Landmarks
642
Chapter 7I Radiographic Interpretation
650
Mounting Labeling and Filing Dental Radiographs
659
Glossary
663
JazEZFlyer cartridge capable of holding 12 gigabytes
666
References
681
Index
683
Computer Systems
685
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