basic guide to oral and maxillofacial surgery

cinzia pickett

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an illustrated guide to oral and maxillofacial surgery, written by dental nurses for dental nurses basic guide to oral and maxillofacial surgery will help you understand the role of the dental nurse in oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures. written in a highly accessible style, comprehensive coverage includes anatomy of the head and neck, pain and anxiety control, assessment clinics, equipment selection, extractions, soft tissue lesions, and trauma and more complex procedures. key features include: * learning outcomes at the start of each chapter, and full-colour photographs and line drawings throughout * an overview of the maxillofacial team, the referral process and the legal aspects of maxillofacial procedures * clear explanations of the various duties performed by dental nurses during oral and maxillofacial surgery basic guide to oral and maxillofacial surgery is suitable for dental nurses working in practice or specialist maxillofacial units, and is also ideal for student dental nurses working towards the nebdn national diploma in dental nursing.show more

mosbys dental assisting exam review

's dental assisting exam review by mosby

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prepare for and pass your local, state, or board exams with mosby's dental assisting exam review, 3rd edition. this best-selling comprehensive resource is modeled after the format of the certified dental assistant (cda(r)) exam administered by the dental assisting national board (danb) and includes more than 400 all-new questions. with a total of more than 2,200 multiple-choice questions and nearly seven times the practice of the cda(r) exam, all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting are meticulously covered. in addition, an updated companion website includes a database of exam questions and a custom test generator with time-clock functionality. plus, this is the only product on the market to address state-by-state expanded functions with state-specific questions to give you realistic practice wherever you plan to practice.show more

oral pathology for the dental hygienist

olga a. c. ibsen

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oral pathology for the dental hygienist: with general pathology introductions, 7th edition, offers the most trusted general and oral pathology information that's tailored to the specific role and responsibilities of the dental hygienist. expert authors ibsen and phelan incorporate the ideal mix of clinical photographs, radiographs, and focused discussions to help you learn to properly identify, understand, evaluate, and document the appearance of normal and diseased states. plus, robust learning features – like case studies, synopsis tables, learning objectives, and a practice exam – further reinforce the information you need to know to pass the national board exam and succeed as a dental hygienist.show more

review questions and answers for dental assisting

mosby

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help students become certified dental assistants (cdas) or pass their local and state exams with this revised reprint of our best-selling test-preparation resource. now mapped to the 2015 cda exam blueprint, this revised edition features more than five times the practice of the cda exam with a total of 1,825 multiple-choice questions that cover all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting. a companion website includes a database of exam questions and custom test generator with time-clock functionality, plus new questions that correspond to expanded functions in certain states to give students realistic practice for any certification exam.show more

certification exam review for dental assisting prepare practice and pass

melissa campbell

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this is the only resource you will need to prepare for and pass your certification exams. certification exam review for dental assisting, 1st edition is designed around the dental assisting national board (danb) examination blueprint. its fresh approach centers on how and what to study to pass a variety of state and regional exams, while eliminating tangential material that can bog down the study process. exam-focused chapters cover general chairside assisting, infection control, and radiation safety, including photos, procedures, and terminology. certification exam review for dental assisting, 1st edition also lays a foundation for the testing experience with an overview of the cda, rha, and ice exams, exam study techniques and tips, and a discussion of other certifications offered by the danb. every chapter begins with a pre-test test containing a varity of exam questions on a particular topic area of the exam and concludes with answers, and rationales for each of the questions presented.show more

dental assisting instrument guide

donna phinney

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dental assisting instrument guide, 2nd edition is the ideal pocket study guide, presenting the numerous instruments used in modern dentistry, along with proper functions, parts, and tray set-ups. instruments for all practice areas are covered in detail, alongside supporting hundreds of color photos that make memorization easy. compact and organized for quick reference, dental assisting instrument guide, 2nd edition provides the fundamental instrument knowledge dental assistants need for success in the ever-changing field of dentistryshow more

modern dental assisting 11th edition

doni l. bird

prepare for a successful career as a dental assistant! modern dental assisting is the leading text in dental assisting — the most trusted, the most comprehensive, and the most current. using an easy-to-understand approach, this resource offers a complete foundation in the basic and advanced clinical skills you must master to achieve clinical competency. it describes dental assisting procedures with photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions. along with the textbook, this complete learning package includes a companion evolve website replete with learning exercises and games and video clips of dental assisting procedures plus animations and review questions. written by doni bird and debbie robinson, two well-known and well-respected dental assisting educators, this edition is also available as a pageburst e-book.

fundamentals of periodontal instrumentation and advanced root instrumentation

jill gehrig; rebecca sroda; darlene saccuzzo
walking dental hygiene students step-by-step through the “how to”—not just the “what” and “why”—of using periodontal and root instruments, this 8th edition of jill gehrig’s definitive resource features new chapters, new online technique videos, updated coverage of the latest evidence-based techniques and equipment, and an expanded array of online teaching and learning resources.

designed to make it easy for students to learn instrumentation, this practical book first takes students through basic skills—patient positioning, intraoral finger rests, and basic instrumentation—then covers advanced techniques, including assessment of periodontal patients and instrumentation of the root branches of multirooted teeth, root concavities, and furcation areas.

new features:

  • twelve new online videos show students how to perform key instrumentation techniques.
  • an all-new chapter on sub-gingival biofilm management using air polishing devices includes step-by-step instructions for set-up and use of this new technology.
  • a new chapter on dental mirror use provides step-by-step instructions on using the dental mirror in all sextants of the mouth.
  • a new chapter on communication skills includes fictitious patient cases that highlight key aspects of instrumentation, such as word choice when explaining recommended periodontal instrumentation procedures to patients and treatment planning for periodontal instrumentation.
  • new material covers joint hypermobility and the impact of fingernail length on the grasp.
  • new full color photos clarify key techniques.
  • a new user-friendly design on thepoint includes expanded online resources that help students master concepts and skills.

modern dental assisting student workbook with dvd rom

doni l. bird; debbie s. robinson
>easy to understand and simple to use, student workbook for modern dental assisting, 10th edition, provides the best review and practice available in workbook form for mastering core dental assisting skills. doni bird and debbie robinson offer chapter-by- chapter practice questions and exercises, competency skill sheets, flashcards, procedure reviews, and case studies to help you master the content in your textbook. it’s essential in helping you master the skills you need for clinical success.

mosbys textbook of dental nursing 2nd edition

by’s textbook of dental nursing by mary miller, crispian scully

this elsevier title is a pageburst product which provides you with the printed volume plus an e-book. pageburst (formerly evolve ebooks) allows you to quickly search the entire book, make notes, add highlights, and study more efficiently. buying other pageburst titles makes your learning experience even better: all of the ebooks will work together on your electronic ‘bookshelf’ so that you can search across your entire electronic library.

mosby’s textbook of dental nursing is a brand new comprehensive learning resource which contains everything a dental nurse needs to know to perform safely and effectively in the clinical environment. prepared by leading authorities in the field, this book is ideal for candidates sitting the national diploma in dental nursing or city and guilds qualifications in dental nursing, as well as serving as a ready reference for fully qualified dental nurses and therapists in the hospital, community or general practice setting.

designed specifically for pre-registration dental nurses
prepared by authors of international renown
ideal for the national diploma in dental nursing as well as city and guilds qualifications
an easy-to-read format to aid learning
over 150 illustrations and photographs bringing the subject to life!
‘terms to learn’ boxes providing useful word definitions on the spot
‘key points’ boxes highlighting core messages to be remembered
‘identify and learn’ boxes to help you transfer your knowledge into the workplace
completely up-to-date with links to relevant websites

 

basic guide to dental procedures

by carole hollins

a comprehensive and updated introduction to the essentials of core procedures in modern dental practice.

  • full-colour illustrations throughout combined with concise text to highlight crucial points of each procedure
  • suitable for the whole dental team, from office support staff to the dentist explaining procedures to a patient
  • new final chapter detailing new extended duties for dental nurses
  • the new images of tray set-ups means it is an ideal companion for trainee dental nurses studying for the nebdn osce exam

dental instruments a pocket guide edition 5

by linda bartolomucci boyd

confidently recognize and manage more than 300 dental instruments with this portable, visually detailed resource. dental instruments: a pocket guide, 4th edition, pairs thorough descriptions with high-quality photographs and illustrations in a convenient, pocket-sized format to help you quickly and accurately identify dental tools. a unique flashcard-style presentation helps you assess your understanding, and the book’s spiral-bound design gives you fast, efficient access to key information— making dental instruments ideal for both studying and on-the-job reference.

unique! flashcard format makes it easy to assess your knowledge of dental instruments and their uses.
more than 500 high-quality photographs and illustrations enhance your ability to quickly and accurately identify dental instruments.
convenient pocket-sized, spiral-bound design helps you easily access key information at a glance.
clear, consistent organization helps you master basic instruments before introducing more complicated tools.
practice notes and sterilization boxes help you ensure compliance with common practice standards and state regulations.
study tools on evolve enhance your familiarity with dental instruments through assessment quizzes, interactive exercises, and new video clips.

all-new photographs of enamel cutting instruments provide both full views and close-ups to help you better distinguish among similar-looking instruments.
additional “in-use” images throughout the text and new video clips on the companion evolve website highlight the appropriate instruments for use in specific procedures.
extensive updates familiarize you with the function and characteristics of new instruments, including the latest:

local anesthetic syringes and components
evacuation devices
dental handpieces
composite restorative instruments
dental radiography equipment

dental assisting notes dental assistants chairside pocket guide

by minas sarakinakis

a davis’s notes book!

rely on this handy pocket guide to quickly reference the must-know information you need to prepare for the everyday encounters you’ll face in clinical and practice.

from easy-to-scan charts of the teeth and detailed depictions of dental instruments to helpful tips on how to administer oxygen and assist patients with multiple medical conditions, this comprehensive, chairside guide is the perfect companion for any setting. write on/wipe off, waterproof pages make it easy to take notes and then disinfect the pages according to infection control standards.

diploma in dental nursing level 3

by carole hollins

diploma in dental nursing, level 3is the new edition of the must-have study companion for trainee dental nurses preparing for the city & guilds level 3 diploma in dental nursing (formerly nvq). the book offers comprehensive support on the units assessed by portfolio – from first aid and health and safety to specific chairside support procedures – as well as the four areas of the course tested by multiple choice questions: infection control, oral health assessment, dental radiography and oral health management.

this third edition of an established revision text has been substantially revised and restructured in line with the new qualification and reflects changes in the regulations and legislature affecting dentistry and dental workplaces, all of which have an effect on the daily role and working life of the dental nurse. it will be an invaluable guide for dental nurse trainees, qualified dental nurses and course providers.

– expanded and revised, with extensive coverage of the fifteen diploma units
– in full colour throughout with over 400 illustrations
– companion website with able glossary and mcqs for revision and self-assessment

the administrative dental assistant edition 3 2

by linda j gaylor

stay on top of the latest industry advancements, technology, and skill sets with the administrative dental assistant, 3rd edition. this comprehensive textbook delivers all the latest information and skill practice you need to succeed in the paperless era: technology, forms, and equipment in use today; up-to-date coding information; hipaa and osha guidelines; functions of the dental business office; communication and critical thinking exercises; and in-depth instruction for completing common tasks such as scheduling, bookkeeping, electronic record regulations and insurance coding. a companion workbook and online tools offer interactive games, identification exercises, daily task simulations, and practice management software to supplement your text learning, polish your skills, and prime you for a successful career in the modern dental office.

comprehensive coverage and interactive exercises teach you all the skills and content you need to succeed as an administrative dental assistant in today’s dental office.
trusted author linda gaylor lends years of experience as a practicing dental assistant, instructor of dental assisting, and curriculum director.
friendly, readable writing style presents need-to-know content in a way that is easy to grasp.
logical organization helps you build a solid foundation in the dental and administrative basics before moving on to more complex duties.
hipaa boxes keep you well-versed in the rules and regulations of the health insurance portability and accountability act.
procedure boxes provide step-by-step instructions on a wide variety of dental office duties.
remember boxes summarize chapter content and call your attention to key points in ada practice.
anatomy of images explain the idea or rationale behind common dental office equipment and administrative tasks.
patient file folder gives you experience with proper handling of confidential documents.
critical thinking questions help you recall and relate information learned within the chapter.
art program showcases images of electronic and traditional paperwork, actual offices, equipment, and technology to help reinforce the text.
bolded vocabulary terms and glossary give you a foundation for effective office communication.
key points summarize chapter concepts and help ensure you understand important material before moving on.
learning objectives set goals for what you will accomplish and serve as a checkpoint for your comprehension and as an exam study tool.
chapter outlines organize content, set the stage for the chapter, and can also be used as a review resource.
summary tables and boxes condense text discussions in an easy-to-read or visual format.
web links provide additional sources of information on any given topic.
bibliography allows you to easily find sources for further information on any of the text topics.
colorful textbook design organizes the text’s content and features and helps engage you in the material.
companion workbook sold separately includes a variety of practice exercises, games, and the latest practice management software to refine your understanding of administrative dental assisting skills and tasks.
student resources on evolve website feature additional online games, exercises, and resources to enhance your learning beyond the book.

new! new content keeps you at the forefront of the processes and procedures in today’s paperless dental office.
new! online simulation tool provides realistic practice in the foundational tasks you need to work as an administrative dental assistant.
new! additional illustrations and photographs familiarize you with new technology and the benefits of dental practice management software.
new! what would you do feature boxes depict common situations dental assistants face in the workplace.
new! student practice exercises on evolve website help you assess your readiness and prepare for examinations.
new!dentrix g4 learning edition dvd with the workbookfamiliarizes you with the professional practice management software in use today. workbook sold separately.

clinical primer a pocket guide for dental assistants edition 2

by melanie mitchell, total care total care programming, inc.

clinical primer is a pocket guide for dental assisting students for quick reference and review of fundamental clinical skills and knowledge. this book is used while in clinical courses, during clinical internships, as a review companion to clinical courses, and is a resource for the student to take with them to their first job.

with this handy pocket reference and interactive cd-rom, you’ll easily master the core skills you need to be a successful clinical dental assistant. clear, concise explanations are coupled with plenty of diagrams, photos, tables, charts, bulleted lists, and step-by-step clinical procedures. together, these learning aids let you quickly review tray set-ups, dental materials, dental charting, cement mixing, xcp instrument assembly, and film placement, to prepare the student and to use as a resource for their first job.

this handy pocket reference and interactive cd-rom will help you learn and retain important information you need as a dental assistant, and it is all in one place. the “pocket guide” format allows you to have a complete and handy resource during clinical dental assistant practice. you can quickly and effortlessly review tray setups, dental materials, dental charting, cement mixing, assembling the xcp instrument, and film placements. the hands-on pocket guide plus interactive cd-rom facilitate learning and can be used as a reference or for review. interactive exercises, procedure videos, a database of dental materials, and internet links will make your career as a dental assistant easier.

essentials of dental assisting edition 5

by debbie s. robinson, doni l. bird

fully updated to include the latest procedures and trends, this practical resource focuses on the core clinical skills and knowledge you need to become a practicing dental assistant. the concise, full-color text has been specifically designed and written to help you easily grasp important da information. and step-by-step procedures, application exercises, and a wealth of pedagogical aids ensure that you master all the necessary skills.

  • focus on clinical dental assisting provides essential information on the core skills and procedures needed to become a practicing dental assistant.
  • approachable writing style ensures that you have a full understanding of text content.
  • easy-to-follow organization offers 29 succinct chapters that move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, chair-side treatment foundations, and patient care in general and specific dentistry.
  • step-by-step procedures of skills dental assistants must master feature a consistent format that includes a goal, equipment, chronological steps, and rationales.
  • procedure icons clearly indicate what issues/things must be identified when performing various core procedures.
  • ethical implications are featured at the end of each chapter’s narrative to touch on important ethical considerations related to the chapter material.
  • new! content incorporates additional information on dynamic areas such as hipaa laws and implications, digital imaging, dental materials, and caries prevention.
  • new! expanded and updated artwork focuses on newer products, materials, and equipment to remain current with technological advances in the modern dental office.
  • new! online student exercises on evolve include crossword puzzles, and exercises on labeling, procedure-ordering, and instrument identification.

the administrative dental assistant edition 3

by linda j gaylor

stay on top of the latest industry advancements, technology, and skill sets with the administrative dental assistant, 3rd edition. this comprehensive textbook delivers all the latest information and skill practice you need to succeed in the paperless era: technology, forms, and equipment in use today; up-to-date coding information; hipaa and osha guidelines; functions of the dental business office; communication and critical thinking exercises; and in-depth instruction for completing common tasks such as scheduling, bookkeeping, electronic record regulations and insurance coding. a companion workbook and online tools offer interactive games, identification exercises, daily task simulations, and practice management software to supplement your text learning, polish your skills, and prime you for a successful career in the modern dental office.

  • comprehensive coverage and interactive exercises teach you all the skills and content you need to succeed as an administrative dental assistant in today’s dental office.
  • trusted author linda gaylor lends years of experience as a practicing dental assistant, instructor of dental assisting, and curriculum director.
  • friendly, readable writing style presents need-to-know content in a way that is easy to grasp.
  • logical organization helps you build a solid foundation in the dental and administrative basics before moving on to more complex duties.
  • hipaa boxes keep you well-versed in the rules and regulations of the health insurance portability and accountability act.
  • procedure boxes provide step-by-step instructions on a wide variety of dental office duties.
  • remember boxes summarize chapter content and call your attention to key points in ada practice.
  • anatomy of images explain the idea or rationale behind common dental office equipment and administrative tasks.
  • patient file folder gives you experience with proper handling of confidential documents.
  • critical thinking questions help you recall and relate information learned within the chapter.
  • art program showcases images of electronic and traditional paperwork, actual offices, equipment, and technology to help reinforce the text.
  • bolded vocabulary terms and glossary give you a foundation for effective office communication.
  • key points summarize chapter concepts and help ensure you understand important material before moving on.
  • learning objectives set goals for what you will accomplish and serve as a checkpoint for your comprehension and as an exam study tool.
  • chapter outlines organize content, set the stage for the chapter, and can also be used as a review resource.
  • summary tables and boxes condense text discussions in an easy-to-read or visual format.
  • web links provide additional sources of information on any given topic.
  • bibliography allows you to easily find sources for further information on any of the text topics.
  • colorful textbook design organizes the text’s content and features and helps engage you in the material.
  • companion workbook sold separately includes a variety of practice exercises, games, and the latest practice management software to refine your understanding of administrative dental assisting skills and tasks.
  • student resources on evolve website feature additional online games, exercises, and resources to enhance your learning beyond the book.
  • new! new content keeps you at the forefront of the processes and procedures in today’s paperless dental office.
  • new! online simulation tool provides realistic practice in the foundational tasks you need to work as an administrative dental assistant.
  • new! additional illustrations and photographs familiarize you with new technology and the benefits of dental practice management software.
  • new! what would you do feature boxes depict common situations dental assistants face in the workplace.
  • new! student practice exercises on evolve website help you assess your readiness and prepare for examinations.
  • new!dentrix g4 learning edition dvd with the workbookfamiliarizes you with the professional practice management software in use today. workbook sold separately.

basic guide to dental instruments 2

by carmen scheller-sheridan
basic guide to dental instruments provides a working inventory of dental instrumentation in common use in dental surgeries. a clear photograph of each class and many varieties of instrument is included, and then described according to the following principles: name, usage, any relevant features and varieties. each section is dedicated to a specific discipline or division of dentistry. complete set-ups have been included at the end of most sections for various procedures. the coverage reflects instrumentation and accessory items used in general dental practice, routine hospital dental procedures and selected specialist settings.

levisons textbook for dental nurses 11th edition

by carole hollins

in this brand-new 11th edition of the original, best-selling book, levison’s textbook for dental nurses gives you the same great comprehensive coverage of everything students preparing for their dental nurse qualification need to know, and also includes for the first time:

  • a new look and feel, packed with illustrations and diagrams to make visual learning easy
  • key learning points in every chapter help you master essential information
  • an accompanying website designed to help you test your knowledge with self-assessment exercises, case-studies and able images

fully in line with the most recent developments in dental nursing practice and education, levison’s textbook for dental nurses is the only dental nursing book written specifically to cater to the new nebdn diploma in dental nursing.

written by carole hollins, the former chair of the national examining board for dental nurses, the new edition of levison’s classic textbook is the only companion you need to get you through to qualification as a successful and accomplished dental nurse.

basic guide to medical emergencies in the dental practice 2nd edition

basic guide to medical emergencies in the dental practice 2by

  • phil jevon, resuscitation officer/clinical skills lead at manor hospital, walsall.

the basic guide to medical emergencies in the dental practice is a must-have book for all dental care professionals and general dentists.

written in a clear and accessible style, this second edition has been fully revised and updated in line with the latest guidelines. chapters cover such key topics as the abcde approach to patient assessment, resuscitation equipment, respiratory and cardiac disorders, paediatric emergencies, and legal and ethical issues. readers will also find two brand new chapters on the principles of first aid, and drugs for medical emergencies.

  • follows resuscitation council (uk) guidelines
  • companion website with self-assessment exercises, serving as revision as well as non-verifiable cpd credit
  • over 50% new images
  • student friendly colourful layout with learning outcomes

dental operating room assistant

dental operating room assistantby

  • awasthi pn

in this book ‘dental operating room assistant’ focus on relevance to the new age dental practice with increasing focus on technology, materials and practice management places a new-found importance to this training. properly-trained assistants are the key to a successful practice and the services rendered by the assistant start from the reception and involve not only the proper maintenance and manipulation of equipment and materials, but also an increasing focus on asepsis, sterilization and patient management. this manual is a guide to course instructors for teaching and to help the trainee to understand the subject in proper perspective.

gold basic guide to medical emergencies in the dental practice

basic guide to medical emergencies in the dental practiceby

  • phil jevon, rn, bsc(hons), pgce, enb 124, resuscitation officer/clinical skills lead, honorary clinical lecturer, walsall hospital, walsall, uk

the basic guide to medical emergencies in the dental practice is a must have book for all dental care professionals.

written in a clear and accessible style, chapters cover such key topics as patient assessment, adult resuscitation, respiratory and cardiac disorders, paediatric emergencies, emergency equipment and law and ethics.

  • illustrated in full colour throughout
  • follows resuscitation council’s guidelines
  • accessible, full colour guide
  • handy format for easy reference and portability
  • evidence-based.

dental assisting a comprehensive approach 4th edition

dental assisting a comprehensive approachby

  • donna j. phinney spokane community college, spokane, wa
  • judy h. halstead spokane community college, spokane, wa

welcome to the fourth edition of an established, widely utilized, and reliable resource in dental assisting! as an instructor, you need a complete resource that contains all the necessary content to train your dental assisting students. dental assisting: a comprehensive approach delivers inclusive coverage of the basic and advanced clinical skills you need to master. this complete learning system includes the most current information on leading dental practices/procedures, equipment, and patient safety standards, as well as, incorporates animation, video, step-by-step photo illustrations, real-life case studies, and dynamic review materials. quite simply, this best- seller is a trusted resource for any dental assistant preparing for a successful career in the field.

  • accompanying studyware software includes multiple video clips and animations.
  • optional interactive skills and procedures software features activities on pathology and instrument identification, tray setups, and moutning radiographs.
  • real world photos and dynamic life-like illustrations bring dental practice to life.
  • advanced “chairside functions” sections are highlighted and integrated throughout the chapters.
  • dynamic interaction –the dental assisting interactive skills and procedures software helps build knowledgeable, quality, and skilled professionals through engaging activities that simulate dental assisting skills such as dental charting, tray setup, radiograph mounting, pathology identification, and taking vital signs. (optional purchase with text.)
  • content reinforcement – companion studyware contains over 1,500 learning activities, quizzes, animations, and video clips to help you study key concepts and to test your comprehension.
  • descriptive detail – step-by-step procedures with icons indicating handwashing, gloves, mask and protective eye-wear, basic setup, and expanded functions provide detailed information on dental assisting competencies
  • critical thinking – case studies present real-life scenarios requiring a problem/solution approach. put your knowledge into practice and arrive at a deeper understanding of the dental assisting profession.
  • icons – graphic icons pinpoint information that relates to legal, safety, technology, global or cultural issues, expanded function, and certified dental assisting (cda) competencies.
  • technology – cd icons indicate when a chapter has corresponding activities on the enclosed studyware or optional skills cd to enhance the learning experience and increase remediation.
  • chapter outlines – provide a roadmap to the material in each chapter and allow the reader to target topic areas of interest before progressing through the chapter.
  • key terms – all key terms are listed at the beginning of each chapter and are covered in context through the chapter. full definitions of each term is is listed in the glossary.
  • procedures – step-by-step procedures are clearly detailed and supported visually for each dental assisting competency. icons at the beginning of each procedure indicate which function, instrument, and protective equipment are required for the procedure.
  • color illustrations, photos and tables – full-color illustrations and photos with detailed captions reinforce chapter material.
  • pronunciation of difficult terms – provides the student with a pronunciation guide the first time difficult terms appear in the text.
  • chapter summaries – emphasize key concepts from the chapter to help you focus your study.
  • case studies – present real-life scenarios requiring a problem/solution approach. use the case studies to put your knowledge into practice and to arrive at a deeper understanding of the dental assisting profession.
  • review questions – test your comprehension of the chapter with structured multiple choise questions and open-ended critical thinking questions that require you to combine an understanding of chapter material with your personal insight and judgment.
  • web activities – internet exercises in each chapter encourage web searches to locate information.

new to this edition

  • covers the latest cpr standards from the american heart association.
  • all-new coverage on 3-d imaging using the cross beam technique, as well as on electron imaging, appear in the text.
  • latest instrumentation and equipment such as xts composite instruments, isolite, 3d imaging using the cross beam technique and electron imaging, and handheld radiography.
  • new detailed coverage on facebow, sealants, denture adjustments, and light bleaching has been incorporated.
  • addresses new standards for improvement of patient care.
  • additional content on patient monitoring devices such as pulse oximetry, capnography, and electrocardiography has been included to connect you to the latest equipment advances and updates.
  • coursemate includes an interactive ebook, interactive learning tools, including quizzes, flashcards, videos, and more, as well as engagement tracker, which allows instructors to track individual or class progress(optional purchase with text.)

gold basic guide to dental procedures

basic guide to dental proceduresby

  • carole hollins, bds, general dental practitioner, member of the panel of examiners, national examining board for dental nurses

the basic guide to dental procedures provides an indispensable induction to the core preventative and restorative treatments routinely carried out in the modern dental practice.

written as an introductory guide for the whole dental team, it makes no attempt to explain the theory and clinical technique behind each procedure in detail. rather, with the aid of ‘before and after’ colour illustration it offers sufficient overview to enable the reader to understand and explain procedures to their patient with confidence.

each section is clearly structured to cover the reasoning behind the treatment described, the relevant dental background, the basics of how each procedure is carried out and if applicable, aftercare information.

gold dental instruments a pocket guide 4th edition

dental instruments a pocket guide 4by

  • linda bartolomucci boyd, cda, rda, ba, program coordinator registered dental assisting program, diablo valley college, pleasant hill, ca

confidently recognize and manage more than 300 dental instruments with this portable, visually detailed resource. dental instruments: a pocket guide, 4th edition, pairs thorough descriptions with high-quality photographs and illustrations in a convenient, pocket-sized format to help you quickly and accurately identify dental tools. a unique flashcard-style presentation helps you assess your understanding, and the book’s spiral-bound design gives you fast, efficient access to key information — making dental instruments ideal for both studying and on-the-job reference.

new to this edition

  • all-new photographs of enamel cutting instruments provide both full views and close-ups to help you better distinguish among similar-looking instruments.
  • additional “in-use” images throughout the text and new video clips on the companion evolve website highlight the appropriate instruments for use in specific procedures.
  • extensive updates familiarize you with the function and characteristics of new instruments, including the latest:
    • local anesthetic syringes and components
    • evacuation devices
    • dental handpieces
    • composite restorative instruments
    • dental radiography equipment

key features

  • unique! flashcard format makes it easy to assess your knowledge of dental instruments and their uses.
  • more than 500 high-quality photographs and illustrations enhance your ability to quickly and accurately identify dental instruments.
  • convenient pocket-sized, spiral-bound design helps you easily access key information at a glance.
  • clear, consistent organization helps you master basic instruments before introducing more complicated tools.
  • practice notes and sterilization boxes help you ensure compliance with common practice standards and state regulations.
  • study tools on evolve enhance your familiarity with dental instruments through assessment quizzes, interactive exercises, and new video clips.

gold dental terminology 3rd edition

dental terminology 3by

  • charline m. dofka, diversified cooperative health occupations coordinator, belmont career center, st. clairsville, ohio

dental terminology, third edition takes a word-building approach to help dental assistants understand and remember dental terminology better than ever before. dental terminology is not a strict dictionary of dental terms, but rather a word bank with pronunciation guides and definitions applied to practice areas, it’s the resource that dental professionals can use for years to come. the chapters are organized by specialty area, so readers can always find the information quickly. whether learning in the classroom or on the job, dental terminology, third edition is the easy-to-use reference that comes in handy again and again.

new to this edition

  • new terms relating to radiology and cat scanning.
  • expanded coverage on cat/cam laboratory and chairside use.
  • updated terms for cosmetic dentistry applications.
  • more pictures in full color illustrate the information and help students remember the terms.

key features

  • word-building approach instructs students about the make-up and proper use of of dental terminology.
  • free practice software 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.
  • “sounds like” pronunciations help users learn to pronounce difficult terms.

gold modern dental assisting 10th edition

modern dental assistingby

  • doni l. bird, cda, rdh, ma, director of allied dental education, santa rosa junior college, santa rosa, ca
  • debbie s. robinson, cda, ms, research assistant professor and study coordinator,visiting research scholar, department of operative dentistry, school of dentistry, university of north carolina, chapel hill, nc

prepare for a successful career as a dental assistant! modern dental assisting is the leading text in dental assisting — the most trusted, the most comprehensive, and the most current. using an easy-to-understand approach, this resource offers a complete foundation in the basic and advanced clinical skills you must master to achieve clinical competency. it describes dental assisting procedures with photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions. along with the textbook, this complete learning package includes a companion evolve website replete with learning exercises and games and a dvd with video clips of dental assisting procedures plus animations and review questions. written by doni bird and debbie robinson, two well-known and well-respected dental assisting educators, this edition is also available as a pageburst e-book.

new to this edition

  • new content includes areas such as digital imaging, implant dentistry, sleep dentistry, dental materials, the electronic patient record, hipaa laws and implications, stem cell research, and caries prevention.
  • expanded information about working with special needs and medically compromised patients includes eating disorders, bipolar disorder, substance abuse, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
  • new procedures include taking a patient’s oximetry and ecg, applying fluoride varnish, using the caries detection device, and performing extraoral and intraoral photography, in addition to several new radiographic procedures.
  • new photos show current products and equipment.
  • procedure exercises on evolve offer practice in correctly ordering the steps in each procedure.
  • a companion dvd features more than 70 video clips of dental assisting procedures plus animations and review questions, including two new clips: assisting in a class ii amalgam restoration, and positioning the high-volume evacuator during a procedure.
  • online practice cda examination mimics the style of the cda exam with 250 multiple-choice questions with answers, rationales, and chapter references to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses and prepare for the exam.

key features

  • comprehensive coverage makes this your single, start-to-finish source for dental assisting training.
  • a highly approachable writing style presents the latest information and procedures in a way that makes it easy to understand and apply the material.
  • concise chapters presented within short parts move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, safety, clinical dentistry, radiography, materials, specialty dental practice, and dental office administration.
  • superb, full-color illustrations and photographs show procedures, equipment, and instruments.
  • illustrated, step-by-step procedures show the skills that dental assistants must master, detailing for each the goal, equipment and supplies needed, chronological steps, and rationales.
  • expanded functions procedures boxes describe special dental assisting procedures allowed only in certain states.
  • procedure icons alert you to issues relating to core procedures, e.g., that you should make notes in the patient’s record, don personal protective equipment, or watch for moisture contamination.
  • key terms are accompanied by phonetic pronunciations, highlighted within the text, and defined in boxes on the same or facing page.
  • critical thinking questions end each chapter with mini-case scenarios and application-style questions.
  • learning and performance outcomes in each chapter set goals for what you will accomplish and also serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and study tools for exam preparation.
  • summary tables and boxes make it easy to review key concepts and procedures.
  • recall boxes appear after sections of text and include questions to ensure that you understand the material.
  • cdc boxes cite the latest recommendations for infection control and summarize regulations.
  • eye to the future boxes introduce cutting-edge research, future trends, and topics.
  • legal and ethical implications boxes focus on the behaviors that you will need to practice to protect yourself, your patients, and the practice for which you work.
  • patient education boxes summarize content within the context of patient education take-away points.
  • a glossary provides a quick and handy way to look up terminology, with chapter references indicating where terms are introduced and discussed within chapters.
  • interactive dental office program on the companion evolve website provides 25 case studies with integrated radiographic mounting and dental charting exercises to help you problem-solve your way through a wide variety of dental conditions and procedures; games help you review and study in the areas of pathology, radiation safety, business office activities, workplace safety, oral anatomy, and dental instruments.
  • canadian content corner on the evolve site highlights canadian-specific dental information.
  • a student workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice of essential tasks that dental assistants perform every day, plus competency skill sheets and detachable flashcards for on-the-go review. sold separately.