Dental assistants have to work as part of a team every day to provide patients with the best possible care and ensure that the dental office runs smoothly. As an instructor, you prepare students to have the skills and abilities they will need to be a successful part of this dental team. As a publisher, we play a role on this team as well, by providing the tools and materials you need to educate new dental assistants. We have actively listened to dental assistants, faculty, and students discuss their textbook needs, and have created a better dental assisting textbook, one that brings the voice of the dental assistant and dental team to the resources used in your classroom. And so, we're excited to introduce you to "Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting", an exciting first edition textbook written in the voice of dental assistants - your voice. "Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting" is an exciting, first-edition textbook based on our collaboration with professionals and educators in the dental assisting field to address the challenges you face as an instructor.
This engaging, comprehensive title delivers all of the coverage you and your students need, information on accreditation and certification, and all the tools students need to prepare for a successful career in dental assisting. The text's reader-friendly and engaging style, dynamic colorful design, and comprehensive electronic media help to maintain students' interest, while improving their retention of essential information. Unique features emphasize critical thinking and help students apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world challenges in their careers.
Meet the Editorial Advisory BoardReviewersPublisher's PrefacePreface to the Student and InstructorAcknowledgments ProceduresHow to Use This Textbook Part I: INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL ASSISTING1: The Dental Assisting Profession2: Professionalism3: The Dental Office Team4: Ethics and Law Part II: DENTAL SCIENCES5: General Anatomy and Physiology6: Head and Neck Anatomy7: Oral Embryology and Histology8: Dentition and Tooth Morphology Part III: ORAL HEALTH PRESERVATION AND THE PREVENTION OF DENTAL DISEASE9: Dental Caries and Periodontal Disease10: Prevention of Caries and Periodontal Disease11: Nutrition12: Oral Pathology Part IV: BASIC SKILLS13: Understanding Microbiology14: Disease and Infection Control15: Safety Regulations16: Pharmacology17: Vital Signs18: Responding to Medical Emergencies19: Ergonomics Part V: WORKING WITH PATIENTS20: Oral Diagnosis and Treatment Planning21: The Patient Record22: Patients with Special Needs23: Communication Part VI: ASSISTING IN BASIC PROCEDURES24: The Dental Office25: Preparing for Dental Care26: Dental Instruments and Equipment27: Moisture Control and Isolation28: Anesthesia and Pain Control Part VII: DENTAL RADIOGRAPHY29: Basics of Dental Radiography30: Producing Intraoral Dental Radiographs31: Extraoral Radiographs and Other Imaging Systems32: Film Processing, Mounting and Evaluation Part VIII: DENTAL MATERIALS33: Dental Cements, Liners, Bases, and Bonding Agents34: Dental Materials35: Laboratory Materials and Techniques Part IX: ASSISTING IN DENTAL PROCEDURES36: Assisting in Restorations37: Expanded Clinical Functions38: Fixed Prosthodontics39: Removable Prosthodontics40: Endodontics41: Periodontics42: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery43: Pediatric Dentistry44: Coronal Polishing45: Orthodontics46: Cosmetic Dentistry Part X: DENTAL PRACTICE47: Office Management48: Employment and Career Issues Appendix: Professional Organizations and ResourcesReferences and ResourcesAnswers to Review QuestionsGlossaryIndex
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