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Materials and Procedures for Today’s Dental Assistant, 1st Edition

  • Ellen Dietz-Bourguignon
  • ISBN-10: 1401837336  |  ISBN-13: 9781401837334
  • 296 Pages
  • © 2006 | Published
  • List Price = $ 122.95
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About

Overview

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.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Meets the DANB objectives for the dental materials portion of the national certification test
  • Assessment sheets that mirror the procedure skill sheets are provided for you or an instructor to evaluate your mastery of the procedures
  • Packaged free with the book is a StudyWARE CD-ROM that provides additional study questions, activities, case studies, and selected color images from the book�a fun way to test your knowledge
  • End of chapter posttest questions help you prepare for upcoming exams and assess your knowledge of the chapter material
  • A Special Consideration section, consisting of safety and procedural tips, follows each procedure for easy reference

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Dental Materials and Related Information.
SECTION I CEMENTS AND LINERS.
Chapter 2: Preliminary Restorative Dental Materials.
Chapter 3: Dental Cements.
SECTION II RESTORATIVE MATERIALS.
Chapter 4: Restorative Dental Materials.
SECTION III IMPRESSION MATERIALS.
Chapter 5: Dental Impression Materials.
SECTION IV GYPSUM MATERIALS.
Chapter 6: Dental Gypsum Materials.
SECTION V RELATED DENTAL MATERIALS.
Chapter 7. Dental Waxes.
Chapter 8: Dental Resins.
Chapter 9: Preventive Dental Materials, Bleaching Materials, Periodontal Dressings, and Endodontic Sealers and Cements.
Chapter 10: Miscellaneous Dental Materials and Hazardous Substances.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Manual  (ISBN-10: 1401837344 | ISBN-13: 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.

Delmar's Handbook of Essential Skills and Procedures for Chairside Dental Assisting  (ISBN-10: 0766834573 | ISBN-13: 9780766834576)

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. (key words: dental assistant, dental assisting)

List Price = $113.95  | CengageBrain Price = $113.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $85.50

Head, Neck and Dental Anatomy  (ISBN-10: 0766818896 | ISBN-13: 9780766818897)

This comprehensive text presents head and neck anatomy pertaining dental auxiliaries in a clear concise manner. Both dental assistant and dental hygiene students will benefit from the thorough presentation of anatomy and the strong review of tooth morphology. To aid in the learning process, the text includes numerous upgraded illustrations to show the information, not just present students with a dry listing of detail. Review questions at the end of each chapter enable students to review concepts and prepare for class exams. One of the hallmarks of the text is the clear, concise presentation in a meaningful style to engage students and enable them to retain the content for subsequent courses.

List Price = $193.95  | CengageBrain Price = $193.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.00

Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Assistants  (ISBN-10: 0766826597 | ISBN-13: 9780766826595)

Sweeping changes in infection control and disease containment have had a significant impact on dentistry in the past decade. Because dental assistants are more likely to assume responsibility for this area of dental practice, it is necessary that students enrolled in dental assisting programs receive stringent training and education in infection control and environmental health. Infection Control for Dental Assistants addresses the requirements of the national Infection Control Examination (ICE) as set forth by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Task Analysis. The text is separated into five major areas according to their relevance to the dental assistant's role in infectious disease prevention, and contains numerous hands-on procedures and assessment questions designed to help readers track their comprehension and retention of presented material. Infection Control for Dental Assistants will also be helpful as a refresher resource for dental assistants already in private practice and as a chairside reference.

List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.50

Student Supplements

Studyware  (ISBN-10: 1111538468 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $74.95  | CengageBrain Price = $74.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $56.25

Delmar's Handbook of Essential Skills and Procedures for Chairside Dental Assisting  (ISBN-10: 0766834573 | ISBN-13: 9780766834576)

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. (key words: dental assistant, dental assisting)

List Price = $113.95  | CengageBrain Price = $113.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $85.50

Head, Neck and Dental Anatomy  (ISBN-10: 0766818896 | ISBN-13: 9780766818897)

This comprehensive text presents head and neck anatomy pertaining dental auxiliaries in a clear concise manner. Both dental assistant and dental hygiene students will benefit from the thorough presentation of anatomy and the strong review of tooth morphology. To aid in the learning process, the text includes numerous upgraded illustrations to show the information, not just present students with a dry listing of detail. Review questions at the end of each chapter enable students to review concepts and prepare for class exams. One of the hallmarks of the text is the clear, concise presentation in a meaningful style to engage students and enable them to retain the content for subsequent courses.

List Price = $193.95  | CengageBrain Price = $193.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $146.00

Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Assistants  (ISBN-10: 0766826597 | ISBN-13: 9780766826595)

Sweeping changes in infection control and disease containment have had a significant impact on dentistry in the past decade. Because dental assistants are more likely to assume responsibility for this area of dental practice, it is necessary that students enrolled in dental assisting programs receive stringent training and education in infection control and environmental health. Infection Control for Dental Assistants addresses the requirements of the national Infection Control Examination (ICE) as set forth by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB) Task Analysis. The text is separated into five major areas according to their relevance to the dental assistant's role in infectious disease prevention, and contains numerous hands-on procedures and assessment questions designed to help readers track their comprehension and retention of presented material. Infection Control for Dental Assistants will also be helpful as a refresher resource for dental assistants already in private practice and as a chairside reference.

List Price = $153.95  | CengageBrain Price = $153.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $115.50

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Ellen Dietz-Bourguignon

Ellen Dietz-Bourguignon, CDA, AAS, BS is an Associate Degreed CDA and has a BS in Allied Health Education in Dental Auxiliary Utilization. Ellen also holds a Community College Teaching Certificate from Suny Albany, has been Managing Editor of Dental Assisting Magazine, and has published ten books, including Dental Office Management and Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Assistants, both which are Thomson Delmar Learning textbooks.