Essentials of Dental Assisting - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 4th Edition

Essentials of Dental Assisting - Pageburst E-Book on VitalSource (Retail Access Card)

4th Edition

By Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS, Visiting Research Scholar, Department of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC and Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDH, MA, Director of Allied Dental Education, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA


PART 1: The Profession

1. Orientation to Dental Assisting

2. Professional and Legal Aspects of Dental Assisting

PART 2: The Sciences

3. Anatomy and Physiology

4. Dental Anatomy

PART 3: Infection Control and Hazardous Materials

5. Disease Transmission

6. Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials

7. Surface Disinfection and Treatment Room Preparation

8. Instrument Processing

PART 4: Dental Treatment

9. Clinical Dentistry

10. Moisture Control

PART 5: Patient Care

11. The Dental Patient

12. Dental Examination

13. Medical Emergencies

14. Pain and Anxiety Control

PART 6: Dental Radiography

15. Radiation Safety and Production of X-Rays

16. Intraoral Radiographic Techniques and Film Processing

PART 7: Preventive Dentistry

17. Preventive Care

18. Coronal Polishing and Sealants

PART 8: Restorative Dentistry

19. Instruments, Handpieces, and Burs

20. Restorative Materials

21. Restorative Procedures

22. Impression Materials and Laboratory Procedures

23. Prosthodontics

PART 9: Specialized Dentistry

24. Periodontics

25. Endodontics

26. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

27. Pediatric Dentistry

28. Orthodontics

PART 10: Preparation for Employment

29. The Job Search

APPENDIX A: Examination preparation and practice exam

GLOSSARY