Higher Education

Dental Terminology, 2nd Edition

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  • Charline M. Dofka
  • ISBN-10: 1418015229  |  ISBN-13: 9781418015220
  • 384 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2000
  • © 2007 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.25
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Proper use of medical terminology is essential to the success of dental professionals. Learn the terms of the trade with this unique book. Terms are organized by specialty area for quick and easy reference. A variety of exercises are offered following each chapter providing ample opportunity to review and refresh. Whether you are new to dental terminology or simply need to brush up and review, this book is essential!

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Features and Benefits

  • "Sounds like" pronunciations help users learn to pronounce difficult terms.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Dental Terminology
Chapter 2: Anatomy and Oral Structures
Chapter 3: Tooth Origin and Formation
Chapter 4: Practice and Facility Setups
Chapter 5: Infection Control
Chapter 6; Emergency Care
Chapter 7: Examination and Prevention
Chapter 8: Pain Management/Pharmacology
Chapter 9: Radiography
Chapter 10: Tooth Restorations
Chapter 11: Cosmetic Dentistry
Chapter 12: Prosthodontics
Chapter 13: Endodontics
Chapter 14: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chapter 15: Orthodontics
Chapter 16: Periodontics
Chapter 17: Pediatric Dentistry
Chapter 18: Dental Laboratory Materials
Chapter 19: Dental Laboratory Procedures
Chapter 20: Business Procedures

What's New

  • New chapters on pain management and cosmetic dentistry
  • Free CD-ROM 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.


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Instructor Supplements

Electronic Classroom Manager  (ISBN-10: 1418015237 | ISBN-13: 9781418015237)

The Electronic Classroom Manager is a thorough instructor management tool designed to assist you in teaching from Dental Terminology.

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.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

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.