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Dental Instruments - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource, 3rd Edition


Take your understanding to a whole new level with Pageburst digital books on VitalSource! Easy-to-use, interactive features let you make highlights, share notes, run instant topic searches, and so much more. Best of all, with Pageburst, you get flexible online, offline, and mobile access to all your digital books. Confidently recognize and manage dental instruments with this innovative, visually detailed resource. Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide pairs thorough descriptions of more than 300 instruments with high-quality photographs and illustrations for accurate, efficient identification. The book's unique flashcard-style format helps you review instruments and gauge your knowledge, while its spiral-bound design gives you fast, easy access to procedural support, making this convenient guide ideal for both studying and on-the-job reference.

New to This Edition

    • 3 new chapters familiarize you with preventive instruments and bleaching trays, dental materials equipment, and radiography equipment.
    • 20 additional orthodontic instruments keep you up-to-date with the latest tools in orthodontic practice.
    • New tray setup images demonstrate proper instrument arrangement for 24 common procedures, including 9 new to this edition.
    • Practice Notes now provide helpful usage tips and guidelines for every instrument.
    • Sterilization Notes present proper procedures for sterilizing or discarding each instrument.
    • More than 100 Instruments In Use photographs visually enhance your understanding of instrument use with patients.

Key Features

    • More than 450 high-quality photographs and illustrations depict instruments in both full detail and individual components for quick, easy identification.
    • The convenient pocket-sized, spiral-bound design makes it easy to access information at a glance and in any setting.
    • The unique, full-color, flashcard-style format helps you test your retention and understanding.
    • Dedicated coverage of dental specialties provides quick reference to specific tools you'll need for procedures in endodontics, orthodontics, periodontics, and oral surgery.
    • A companion Evolve website enables you to apply what you've learned with interactive drag-and-drop tray setup exercises and verify your knowledge through self-assessment quizzes.

Author Information

    By Linda Bartolomucci Boyd, CDA, RDA, BA, Dental Assisting Program, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

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Dental Instruments - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
  • e-Book
  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2008