Interactive Skills CD-ROM, 3rd Edition

  • Betty Ladley Finkbeiner
  • Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd (deceased) Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA
  • Judy Halstead Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA
  • ISBN-10: 1418048771  |  ISBN-13: 9781418048778
  • Previous Editions: 2004
  • © 2008 | Published
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The Dental Assisting Interactive Skills and Procedures CD-ROM is designed to help you learn essential dental assisting skills. Many exercises are based on case studies of individual patients. From the case study menu, choose a patient file and then practice the dental assisting skill for that patient’s procedure. Interactive exercises provide opportunities to take blood pressure, complete oral and periodontal charts, mount radiographs, and set up dental trays for a variety of procedures. New to this edition are robust exercises related to identification of oral pathologies and instruments.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd (deceased)

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

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.