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The Administrative Dental Assistant

  • 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.
  • Complementary 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 CD-Rom with the workbook familiarizes you with the professional practice management software in use today.