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Dental Assisting Instrument Guide 1st Edition

Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd, Judy Halstead

  • Published
  • 576 Pages

Overview

Do you know the difference between an explorer and a probe? If not, the Dental Assisting Instrument Guide is an essential resource for you. A large variety of dental instruments are used in practice so it is important for the dental assistant to know and understand the characteristics and functions of these instruments. The Dental Assisting Instrument Guide allows study of the instruments through photos and brief descriptions and makes identification a breeze!

Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd, Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA

Donna Phinney was a Certified Dental Assistant and Program Director for the Dental Assisting Program at Spokane Community College. Recently deceased, she devoted her 20-year career to the dental field as a dental assistant and office manager, and later to consulting and teaching. She earned her BA from Eastern Washington University and MEd from Whitworth College. Ms. Phinney was a fellow of the American Dental Assistants Association, where she served as a consultant and an appointed commissioner, as well as an active member of the Washington State Dental Assisting Association.

Judy Halstead, Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA

Judy Halstead, CDA, BA is the former Dental Assisting Program Director for a private college and a high school skills center. Now retired, she also worked as a dental assistant, and an enthusiastic industry representative for more than thirty years. Serving as a president of the Washington Dental Assistant Association, Ms. Halstead often delivered lectures and workshops at local, state, and regional dental conferences, and acted as an industry consultant. Ms. Halstead earned a BA from Eastern Washington University, and is a Certified Dental Assistant with an Expanded Functions certificate.
  • Over 250 full color photos of instruments are placed side-by-side with brief descriptions of the uses and parts of the instruments for ease of reference
  • Compact size makes it easy to carry with you
  • Includes pictures of tray set-ups for common procedures
  • End of chapter quizzes help review recognition and function of instruments
  • Icons and color coding aid in identification of the sterilization needed for specific equipment

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  • ISBN-10: 1418052000
  • ISBN-13: 9781418052003
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $73.50
  • RETAIL $97.95

Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Delmar's Dental Materials Guide, Spiral bound Version

ISBN: 9781418051990
From amalgam to zinc oxide eugenol, the Dental Materials Guide provides a quick reference for the uses and properties of materials commonly found in dental practice. This essential resource can be used during clinicals and labs and is also a handy study tool for examinations.

FOR STUDENTS

Delmar's Dental Materials Guide

ISBN: 9781418051990
From amalgam to zinc oxide eugenol, the Dental Materials Guide provides a quick reference for the uses and properties of materials commonly found in dental practice. This essential resource can be used during clinicals and labs and is also a handy study tool for examinations.