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Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach 3rd Edition

Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd, Judy Halstead

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2004, 2000
  • 976 Pages

Overview

Dynamic, comprehensive, and user-friendly aptly describes the latest edition of Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach. This best-selling text is specifically designed to help you prepare for and pass the DANB certification exam, as well as to manage the challenges of working in the modern day dental office. Prepare for your new profession with the latest information on HIPAA standards, cosmetic dentistry, and communication in the workplace. Open the companion software, an integral learning tool, which offers interaction and promises comprehension of all dental assisting areas.

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.
  • New section on radiography includes concepts in digital radiography
  • Accompanying StudyWare software now includes video clips and animations.
  • Optional Interactive Skills and Procedures software includes new activities on pathology and instrument identification as well as an audio library.
  • Even more real world photos and dynamic life-like illustrations have been added to bring dental practice to life in this highly visual text.
  • Advanced Chairside Functions are highlighted and integrated throughout the chapters
Section I Introduction
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Dental Profession
Chapter 2 Communication and
Chapter 3 Ethics, Jurisprudence and Health Information Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
Section II Prevention and Nutrition
Chapter 4 Oral Health and Preventative Techniques
Chapter 5 Nutrition
Section III Basic Dental Sciences
Chapter 6 General Anatomy and Physiology
Chapter 7 Head and Neck Anatomy
Chapter 8 Embryology and Histology
Chapter 9 Tooth Morphology
Section IV Pre-clinical Dental Skills
Chapter 10 Microbiology
Chapter 11 Infection Control
Chapter 12 Occupations Health and Safety Administration Standards (OSHA)
Chapter 13 Preparation for Patient Care
Chapter 14 Dental Charting
Chapter 15 Pharmacology
Chapter 16 Emergency Management
Section V Clinical Dental Procedures
Chapter 17 Introduction to the Dental Office and Basic Chairside Assisting
Chapter 18 Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field
Chapter 19 Basic Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems
Chapter 20 Anesthetic and Sedation
Section VI Dental Radiography
Chapter 20 Introduction to Dental Radiography and Equipment
Chapter 21 Produce and Evaluate Dental Radiographs
Chapter 22 Extra oral and Digital Radiography
Section VII Dental Specialties
Chapter 23 Endodontics
Chapter 24 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chapter 25 Oral Pathology
Chapter 26 Orthodontics
Chapter 27 Pediatric Dentistry
Chapter 28 Periodontics
Chapter 29 Fixed Prosthodontics
Chapter 30 Cosmetic Dentistry and whitening
Chapter 31 Removable Prosthodontics
Section VIII Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Chapter 32 Dental Cements, Bases and Liners
Chapter 33 Restorative Materials and Dental Dam
Chapter 34 Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Section IX Dental Practice Management
Chapter 35 Dental Office Management
Chapter 36 Employment Strategies

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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

Instructor's Companion Website

ISBN: 9781305967663
Everything you need for your course in one place! This collection of book-coordinating lecture and class tools is available online via the instructor resource center at www.cengage.com/login. You'll be able to access and download materials such as PowerPoint® presentations that coordinate with the book, an instructor’s manual, lesson plans, handouts, and more.

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® Instant Access

ISBN: 9781305967687
Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero® is a flexible, online system that allows you to import, edit, and manipulate content from the text’s test bank or elsewhere. This flexible tool allows you to include your own favorite test questions, create multiple test versions in an instant, and deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom, or wherever you want.

Dental Assisting Exam Review 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781337393171
Designed around the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Examination blueprint, DENTAL ASSISTING EXAM REVIEW, 1st Edition is the only review manual dental assistants need to pass their certification exams. Its fresh approach centers on how and what to study to pass a variety of state and regional exams, while eliminating tangential material. Exam-focused chapters cover General Chairside Assisting, Infection Control, and Radiation Safety, including photos, procedures, and terminology. DENTAL ASSISTING EXAM REVIEW, 1st Edition also lays a foundation for the testing experience with an overview of the CDA, RHA, and ICE exams.

FOR STUDENTS

Student Workbook

ISBN: 9781305967649
Contains fully worked-out solutions to all of the [odd-numbered exercises] in the text, giving you a way to check your answers.

Dental Assisting Exam Review 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781337393171
This is the only resource you will need to prepare for and pass your certification exams. DENTAL ASSISTING EXAM REVIEW, 1st Edition is designed around the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Examination blueprint. Its fresh approach centers on how and what to study to pass a variety of state and regional exams, while eliminating tangential material that can bog down the study process. Exam-focused chapters cover General Chairside Assisting, Infection Control, and Radiation Safety, including photos, procedures, and terminology. DENTAL ASSISTING EXAM REVIEW, 1st Edition also lays a foundation for the testing experience with an overview of the CDA, RHA, and ICE exams.