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The Administrative Dental Assistant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition

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New to This Edition

    • 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 workbook familiarizes you with the professional practice management software in use today.   (Workbook sold separately.)

Key Features

    • 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.

Author Information

    By Linda J Gaylor, RDA, BPA, MEd, Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction; San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools; Regional Occupational Program, Career Training, and Support Services; San Bernardino, California and Linda J Gaylor, RDA, BPA, MEd, Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction; San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools; Regional Occupational Program, Career Training, and Support Services; San Bernardino, California

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The Administrative Dental Assistant - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource, 3rd Edition
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  • Imprint: Saunders
  • Copyright: 2012