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Dental Assisting Instrument Guide, 1st Edition

  • Donna J. Phinney, CDA, MEd (deceased) Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA
  • Judy Halstead Spokane Community College, Spokane, WA
  • ISBN-10: 1418052000  |  ISBN-13: 9781418052003
  • 576 Pages
  • © 2007 | Published
  • List Price = $ 97.95
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About

Overview

Do you know the difference between an explorer and a probe? If not, the Dental Assisting Instrument Guide is an essential resource for you. A large variety of dental instruments are used in practice so it is important for the dental assistant to know and understand the characteristics and functions of these instruments. The Dental Assisting Instrument Guide allows study of the instruments through photos and brief descriptions and makes identification a breeze!

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Over 250 full color photos of instruments are placed side-by-side with brief descriptions of the uses and parts of the instruments for ease of reference
  • Compact size makes it easy to carry with you
  • Includes pictures of tray set-ups for common procedures
  • End of chapter quizzes help review recognition and function of instruments
  • Icons and color coding aid in identification of the sterilization needed for specific equipment

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

Materials and Procedures for Today’s Dental Assistant  (ISBN-10: 1401837336 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $122.95  | CengageBrain Price = $122.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.50

Student Supplements

Materials and Procedures for Today’s Dental Assistant  (ISBN-10: 1401837336 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $122.95  | CengageBrain Price = $122.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $92.50

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.