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Delmar's Handbook of Essential Skills and Procedures for Chairside Dental Assisting 1st Edition

Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd, Judy Halstead

  • Published
  • 304 Pages

Overview

This resource provides essential information on the core clinical skills and procedures dental assistants need to know. Concise and user friendly, it presents a learning system appropriate for formal education settings, lab-based programs, on-the-job training and refresher courses. Outstanding illustrations make this text ideal for the visually oriented learner. Handbook of Essential Skills and Procedures for the Dental Assistant is ideal for programs that focus primarily on the clinical skills necessary for dental assistants and dental offices that provide on-the-job training. The clinically orientated programs may be found in some community colleges as well as proprietary diploma schools.

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.
  • · Can also be used as a carry-along reference
  • · Logical layout effectively conveys information
  • · Objectives and key terms presented for each chapter
Section I: Introduction to Dental Assisting and Basic Dental Sciences.
Chapter 1: Dental Assisting-the profession.
Chapter 2: Oral Health.
Chapter 3: Head and Neck Anatomy.
Chapter 4: Tooth Anatomy and Supporting Structures.
Chapter 5: Dental Charting.
Section II: Preclinical Dental Skills.
Chapter 6: Infection Control/Sterilization Procedures.
Chapter 7: Management of Hazardous Materials.
Chapter 8: Preparation for Patient Care.
Section III: Clinical Dental Procedures.
Chapter 9: Chairside Assisting Skills.
Chapter 10: Dental Instruments and Tray System.
Chapter 11: Topical and Local Anesthetic.
Chapter 12: Dental Radiology.
Section IV:
Chapter 13: Endodontics.
Chapter 14: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Chapter 15: Orthodontics.
Chapter 16: Pediatric Dentistry.
Chapter 17: Periodontics.
Chapter 18: Fixed Prosthodontics.
Chapter 19: Removable Prosthodontics.
Section V: Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques.
Chapter 20: Dental Cements and Restorative Materials and Techniques.
Chapter 21: Laboratory Materials and Techniques.
Section VI: Advanced Functions.
Chapter 22: Coronal Polish, Pit, and Fissure Sealants, and Bleaching Techniques.
Chapter 23: Dental Dam and Matrix and Wedge Techniques.
Chapter 24: Retraction Cord and Temporary Restorations.

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  • ISBN-10: 0766834573
  • ISBN-13: 9780766834576
  • Bookstore Wholesale Price $85.50
  • RETAIL $113.95

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

Materials and Procedures for Today’s Dental Assistant

ISBN: 9781401837334
This innovative and easy-to-use book provides you with the information necessary to build an exciting career as a Dental Assistant. Inside, you'll find numerous learning aids such as boldfaced key terms, critical thinking questions, highlighted "Did You Know?" sections that point out important information, and "Practice Makes Perfect" skill sheets, which provide step-by-step guidance for you to effectively perform the procedures presented in the book. Whether you are looking to hone your skills or are just learning about the field, Materials and Procedures for Today's Dental Assistant will give you the knowledge you need to be a successful Dental Assistant.

Instructor's Manual

ISBN: 9781401837341
Answers to critical thinking and posttest questions in text, ideas for student exercises, and a copy of all Practice Makes Perfect Procedure Assessment Forms.

FOR STUDENTS

Materials and Procedures for Today’s Dental Assistant

ISBN: 9781401837334
This innovative and easy-to-use book provides you with the information necessary to build an exciting career as a Dental Assistant. Inside, you'll find numerous learning aids such as boldfaced key terms, critical thinking questions, highlighted "Did You Know?" sections that point out important information, and "Practice Makes Perfect" skill sheets, which provide step-by-step guidance for you to effectively perform the procedures presented in the book. Whether you are looking to hone your skills or are just learning about the field, Materials and Procedures for Today's Dental Assistant will give you the knowledge you need to be a successful Dental Assistant.

Studyware

ISBN: 9781111538460
Succeed in your dental assisting course and have fun with Studyware software! This dynamic resource is packed with interactive games, quizzes, and other resources that your mastery of key concepts in the corresponding chapter in your textbook.