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Overview

DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition takes a word-building approach to help dental assistants understand and remember dental terminology better than ever before. DENTAL TERMINOLOGY is not a strict dictionary of dental terms, but rather a word bank with pronunciation guides and definitions applied to practice areas, it's the resource that dental professionals can use for years to come. The chapters are organized by specialty area, so readers can always find the information quickly. Whether learning in the classroom or on the job, DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition is the easy-to-use reference that comes in handy again and again.

Charline M. Dofka,

received an MS from the University of Dayton. She has taken postgraduate studies at Ohio State, West Virginia University, Kent State, and Ohio University. She was employed as a dental assistant/hygienist in oral surgery, orthodontics, and general practices before she became a dental assisting instructor and Diversified Cooperative Health Occupations coordinator at Belmont Career Center in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Along with teaching duties she chartered the National Honor Society participation of the vocational school and was advisor for the VICA opening and closing ceremony team to National competition representing the state of Ohio. Mrs. Dofka has retired from active teaching but maintains life membership in the Iota Lambda Sigma, professional vocational teaching fraternity, DANB dental assisting certification, and maintains retired status as dental hygienist in West Virginia. She is currently serving in consultation practice and advisory board capacity as well as volunteer activities.
  • New terms relating to radiology and CAT scanning.
  • Expanded coverage on CAT/CAM laboratory and chairside use.
  • Updated terms for cosmetic dentistry applications.
  • More pictures in full color illustrate the information and help students remember the terms.
  • Word-building approach instructs students about the make-up and proper use of of dental terminology.
  • Free practice software provides additional opportunities for practice and review of pronunciations and definitions. Games and activities such as Hangman, Crossword Puzzles, Flash Cards, Matching, and Spelling Bee allow interactive and fun review of the terms.
  • "Sounds like" pronunciations help users learn to pronounce difficult terms.
1. Introduction to Dental Terminology.
2. Anatomy and Oral Structures.
3. Tooth Origin and Formation.
4. Practice and Facility Setups.
5. Infection Control.
6. Emergency Care.
7. Examination and Prevention.
8. Pain Management / Pharmacology.
9. Dental Radiology.
10. Tooth Restorations.
11. Cosmetic Dentristry.
12. Prostodontics.
13. Endodontics.
14. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
15. Orthodontics.
16. Periodontics.
17. Pediatric Dentistry.
18. Dental Laboratory Materials.
19. Dental Laboratory Procedures.
20. Busines Management Procedures.

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  • ISBN-10: 1285275322
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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 Web Site

ISBN: 9781133019770
The Instructor Companion Website is a thorough classroom management tool designed to assist you in teaching Dental Terminology. It is divided into three main sections: The ExamView® Computerized Testbank, which contains over 1,450 questions you can use to create a variety of tests and quizzes. Instructor Presentations on PowerPoint® are provided by chapter to aid in preparation of lectures and classroom discussion. The Instructor's Manual provides resources to help plan your course and implement classroom activities for each chapter.

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781133019749
Description: Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's Dental Assisting CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Dental Assisting CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

FOR STUDENTS

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781133019749
Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

Flash Cards, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285797090
Flashcards designed to work with your text can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. Interactive flashcards include terms and definitions for each chapter. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, flash cards are already included.

Quizzing, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285793290
Interactive practice quizzes designed to work with your text can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. True/false and multiple choice questions are included for each chapter. Check your score and take quizzes again if needed. A reference for where to find more material in the text is included with each answer. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, flash cards are already included.

Quizzing with Flash Cards Instant Access

ISBN: 9781285789491
Interactive practice quizzes and flashcards designed to work with your text can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. Flashcards contain terms and definitions for each chapter. Practice quizzes consist of true/false and multiple choice questions for each chapter. Check your score and take quizzes again if needed. A reference for where to find more material in the text is included with each answer. This is instant access product; at the completion of your purchase, simply go to "My Home" and gain immediate access to your product. Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, practice quizzes and flashcards are already included.