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Delmar's Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach

Table of Contents:
SECTION I: INTRODUCTION: 1. Introduction to the Dental Profession. SECTION II: BASIC DENTAL SCIENCES: 2. Oral Health and Nutrition. 3. General Anatomy and Physiology. 4. Head and Neck Anatomy. 5. Embryology and Histology. 6. Tooth Morphology. 7. Dental Charting. 8. Microbiology. SECTION III: PRECLINICAL DENTAL SKILLS: 9. Infection Control. 10. Management of Hazardous Materials. 11. Preparation for Patient Care. 12. Pharmacology. 13. Emergency Management. SECTION IV: CLINICAL DENTAL PROCEDURES: 14. Introduction to Chairside Assisting. 15. Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems. 16. Management of Pain and Anxiety. 17. Dental Radiography. SECTION V: DENTAL SPECIALTIES: 18. Endodontics. 19. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 20. Oral Pathology. 21. Orthodontics. 22. Pediatric Dentistry. 23. Periodontics. 24. Fixed Prosthodontics. 25. Removable Prosthodontics. SECTION VI: RESTORATIVE AND LABORATORY MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES: 26. Chairside Restorative Materials. 27. Laboratory Materials and Techniques. SECTION VII: EXPANDED FUNCTIONS: 28. Advanced Chairside Functions. SECTION VIII: DENTAL PRACTICE MANAGEMENT: 29. Dental Office Management. 30. Employment Strategies. 31. Ethics and Jurisprudence. Glossary. References.


New content on HIPAA in chapter 31
New Web Activity boxes in each chapter with URLs and internet activities
New Interactive Skills and Procedures CD-ROM offers practice of essential skills covered in the book (sold seperatley)
Student Practice CD-ROM reinforces dental concepts and terminology through exercises and games
Over 140 detailed, step-by-step, illustrated procedures in clinical chapters
Expanded content on nitrous oxide and its safe administration
New content on instrument sharpening
New WebTutor supplements to accompany 2nd edition (WebCT and Blackboard)
All chapters include chapter outline, objectives, key terms, summaries, and review questions
Key terms presented in color on their first appearance in the text
Hundreds of full-color photos and illustrations highlight simple to complex concepts
Tables, icons, and boxed information make content easy to understand
Glossary and complete reference index provide further reinforcement and resources for students