The Manual of Dental Assisting

Author: Dental Assistants' Association of Australia

Publisher: Elsevier Australia

ISBN: 9780729537377

Category: Medical

Page: 406

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A reference manual catering for all aspects of dental assisting; it supports and is aligned to important Australian government standards including the National Competency Standards part of the recently endorsed Health Training Package.

Manual of Minor Oral Surgery for the General Dentist

Author: Karl R. Koerner

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780470344101

Category: Medical

Page: 320

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The Manual of Minor Oral Surgery for the General Dentist provides a clear and thorough practical guide to performing the common surgical procedures encountered in dental offices on a day-to-day basis. Building on a sound basis of the proper protocols and appropriate standards of care, the book approaches each procedure through detailed, step-by-step description and illustration. Richly illustrated with clinical photography, the Manual of Minor Oral Surgery offers dentists an indispensable tool to carry out their everyday work, as well as providing information on more advanced procedures for those experienced dentists wishing to develop professionally. The Manual of Minor Oral Surgery focuses on difficult extractions, including third molar impactions as well as covering other common surgeries, such as apicos, surgical crown lengthening, pre-prosthetic surgery, and biopsies. A section on supportive aspects of surgery addresses medical histories, management of infection and bleeding, and oral sedation. It contains medico-legal recommendations and safety requirements needed in today’s busy general practice. Finally, there is also a chapter on organizing and conducting humanitarian dental trips to Third World countries. Key Features: Fully illustrated with step-by-step clinical photography Demonstrates everyday procedures as well as more advanced surgery Designed specifically for the general dental practice Provides patient management guidelines and appropriate safety protocols

Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry

Author: David A. Mitchell,Laura Mitchell

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 019166944X

Category: Medical

Page: 816

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After more than twenty years of recognition as the indispensable guide for all dental students and practitioners, the Oxford Handbook of Clinical Dentistry has been fully revised and updated for its new sixth edition, now better than ever! The authors have distilled the essentials of clinical practice into a readily accessible style. Concise and practically focused, the handbook balances a pragmatic approach alongside evidence-based clinical knowledge, guidelines and protocols. This handbook is in full colour, with even more images and diagrams to aid understanding. It has been fully updated with sources and further reading, including the most up-to-date e-learning and web resources. The handbook includes revised chapters on fast-moving areas of dental practice such as therapeutics and anaesthesia, as well as updates on the aetiology and management of cancer, reflecting recent discoveries. New material also includes the impact of bisphosphonates, and new approaches to the management of Class III malocclusions in the growing child. Sections on the differences in healthcare and legal requirements of the UK devolved countries have been added, and all life support protocols have been updated. This concise and practical distillation of the essential knowledge and skills for dental practice has been highly regarded by dental students and practitioners for over twenty years. Now it is more vital than ever for you to ensure the most up-to-date edition is always close to hand!

Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry E-Book

Author: Angus C. Cameron,Richard P. Widmer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054283

Category: Medical

Page: 512

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The new edition of this internationally recognised text offers comprehensive guidance on the successful management of the child in the dental setting. Prepared by authors of international renown, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry presents a volume that takes the reader far beyond the technical skills that are needed to treat disorders of the childhood dentition and instead delivers a whole philosophy of integrative patient care. Richly illustrated and in full colour throughout, the Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry is written in a friendly ‘how to’ manner and contains useful ‘pull out’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires. Exploring a variety of topics, the book includes discussion of child development, practical communication skills and advice on how to deal with behavioural problems. Clinical topics include the management of caries, fluoridation, restorative dentistry, pulp therapy, trauma management, oral medicine and pathology, dental anomalies, and the treatment of medically compromised children. Chapters also explore the use of orthodontics, the management of cleft lip and palate and speech, language and swallowing. The Handbook of Paediatric Dentistry has become an essential chairside and bedside companion for all practitioners caring for children and is suitable for undergraduate dental students, general dental practitioners, specialist paediatric dentists, orthodontists and paediatricians. Established as the foremost available comprehensive handbook on paediatric dentistry Prepared in an ‘easy-to-digest’ fashion – which allows for quick reference and easy reading Contains over 550 full colour line artworks, photographs and tables together with ‘Clinical Hints’ boxes to act as useful aide-mémoires Sets out the essentials for managing conditions such as clefting disorders, haematological and endocrine disorders, congenital cardiac disease, disorders of metabolism, organ transplantation and cancer in children as well as more familiar presentations such as dental trauma, oral infections and caries Detailed appendices provide the reader with information that is often difficult to find and which may be overlooked Designed specifically to give all practitioners confidence when managing children Convenient handbook size ensures that the book can be easily referred to in the clinical setting Endorsed by the Australasian Academy of Paediatric Dentistry ~ Improved layout and completely new colour illustrations Expanded section on sedation and use of nitrous oxide Includes details from the most recent international guidelines Cases expanded to show 20 year follow-up Includes the latest research findings in orthodontics Fully updated section on clefting problems

Dental Systems Manual

Author: Tuan Pham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781483590097

Category: Medical

Page: 66

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Are you looking for effective systems for your dental office? With this book, you will be able to train your employees and provide your office with systems that can be customized. This book, which comes from the empowering Dental Maverick training program, is the essential systems training manual for your dental office. This is the exact manual that general dentist Dr. Tuan Pham uses in his office to train his employees and is written in simple terms so that every employee from front desk to clinical staff can be easily trained and therefore establish a calibrated baseline of knowledge. Calibration of all staff will lead to similar explanation of needed treatment as a patient flows through your office and therefore increase your treatment plan acceptances. This book starts with the basic explanations of procedures and continues with detailed instructions for insurance verification and unscheduled treatment & recall follow-up protocol. The following topics are covered: 1. Explanations of types of x-rays with codes and why they are taken and needed. 2. Office flow with soft tissue (perio) management program and how to implement. 3. Summary of dental procedures including codes and what and why such treatment are needed. These are explained in simple terms so that everyone can effectively relay the importance to patients. 4. Co-diagnosis forms for patient flow throughout the office. These forms help each staff member know what needs to be done and to quickly relay likely treatment to doctors. 5. Insurance verification forms and instructions of why these codes are requested. 6. Unscheduled / recall / follow-up system and steps on how to integrate into practice management software. 7. Emails to use with follow-up systems. 8. Information / consent forms for patients for certain procedures.

Battling and Beating the Demons of Dental Assisting

How Every Dental Assistant Can Have an Amazing, Fulfilling Career

Author: Kevin Henry

Publisher: BookBaby

ISBN: 1947480065

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

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Every dental assistant faces challenges every day in his or her job. After coaching dental assistants around the country for more than a decade, Kevin Henry has compiled some of the biggest challenges he has heard and witnessed, as well as some ways to conquer them, in Battling and Beating the Demons of Dental Assisting. Whether you’re a dental assisting student, new assistant, or assistant who has been in the industry for years, this book can help you not only overcome your daily struggles but open your eyes to new career possibilities. If you are serious about your career—and enjoy a spot of humor along the way—then this book is for you.

Occupational Outlook Handbook 2009

Author: U. S. Department of Labor

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1602393206

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 890

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A directory for up-and-coming jobs in the near-future employment market includes recommendations for finding or advancing a career and draws on statistics from the U.S. Department of Labor, in a guide that includes coverage of more than 250 occupations. Original.

Dental Instruments

A Pocket Guide

Author: Linda Bartolomucci Boyd

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323474054

Category:

Page: 768

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Learn need-to-know information on more than 300 dental instruments! Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 6th Edition, makes it quick and easy for dental assistants and hygienists to master the identification and use of instruments and equipment used in everyday practice. It includes nearly 700 photographs and illustrations along with monographs describing each instrument's use, characteristics, practice considerations, and sterilization. It's also easy to review and to assess your knowledge, thanks to the flashcard-style, flip-book format. This spiral-bound guide is ideal both for study and for chairside reference. Clear, consistent format includes a photo of each instrument along with its name, functions, characteristics, practice notes, and sterilization, with chapters progressing from basic instruments to more specialized instruments. Nearly 700 high-quality photographs and illustrations include both full and close-up views to help you quickly and accurately identify and differentiate dental instruments. Flashcard format makes it easy to quiz yourself and assess your knowledge of dental instruments. Pocket size, spiral binding, and Velcro� closure makes the book ideal for on-the-go study and ease of use. Interactive review activities on the Evolve companion website include chapter quizzes as well as tray setup exercises and questions. NEW content includes modern sickle scalers, Invisalign, CAD/CAM for orthodontics, magnified cameras for endodontics, temporary anchorage devices, cordless prophy handpieces, and more. NEW images of instruments include modern professional photographs, specifically many close-up views of instrument tips, and high-quality drawings of details that cannot be shown in a photograph. EXPANDED! In-use photos and illustrations show instruments or equipment within the context of dental care.

Dental Assisting Notes

Dental Assistant Chairside Pocket Guide

Author: Minas Sarakinakis

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803640994

Category: Medical

Page: 187

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From easy-to-scan charts of the teeth and detailed depictions of dental instruments to helpful tips on how to administer oxygen and assist patients with multiple medical conditions, this comprehensive, chairside guide is the perfect companion for any setting.

Essentials of Dental Assisting

Author: Debbie S. Robinson,Doni L. Bird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323430945

Category: Medical

Page: 520

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Focusing on the core clinical skills and knowledge necessary to become a practicing dental assistant, Essentials of Dental Assisting, 6th Edition, is the perfect resource to help you succeed in this fast-paced program. Fully updated to include the latest procedures and trends, this practice resource has been specifically designed and written to help you easily grasp the most important information. Plus, with its vivid step-by-step procedures, practical application exercises, learning aids, and built-in study tools, you’ll have the everything you need to master the essential skills and start a successful and rewarding career as a dental assistant! Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on core skills and procedures. Cutting-edge content and approachable writing style ensure that you learn to perform the most up-to-date practices. Easy-to-follow organization offers 29 succinct chapters that move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, chair-side treatment foundations, and patient care in general and specific dentistry. Step-by-step procedures of skills dental assistants must master feature a consistent format that includes a goal, equipment, chronological steps, and rationales, supplemented liberally with photos to einforce explanations and icons to identify key issues. Exam practice includes review questions at the end of each chapter and a practice exam online to help you test your understanding of chapter content and prepare for classroom and board exams. Apply Your Knowledge boxes encourage you to assimilate the chapter content and apply it to common situations in the practice setting. Ethical Implications at the end of each chapter’s narrative encourage students to focus on the legal and ethical behaviors they will need to practice to protect themselves, their patients, and the practices for which they work. Key terminology begins each chapter and is highlighted within text discussions. Learning objectives help you set goals for accomplishment and also serve as checkpoints for comprehension. NEW! Updated chapter discussions provide additional information on dynamic areas such as the electronic health record, impact of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), preventive techniques, and the new hazard communication standard. NEW! Revised photos and illustrations feature more modern illustrations and newer products and equipment. NEW! 10 new and 20 revised video clips feature significant changes in the dental imaging and dental materials sections of the comprehensive video collection – now with 70 video clips in total.

Sedation - E-Book

A Guide to Patient Management

Author: Stanley F. Malamed

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323400523

Category: Medical

Page: 632

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Learn how to safely sedate your dental patients and help control their anxiety with Sedation: A Guide to Patient Management, 6th Edition. Written by sedation expert Stanley Malamed, DDS, this concise guide combines essential theory with "how-to" technical instruction to help you master basic techniques in dental sedation and anxiety control. This new sixth edition also incorporates the latest guidelines from the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists, along with vivid images of the most current equipment and procedures used in dental practice today. There is also detailed discussion on how to modify typical treatment protocol to successfully treat different patient populations — including pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients. In all, this is a must-have guide for keeping up to date on the latest techniques in dental sedation and anxiety. The latest practice guidelines established by the ADA and the American Society of Anesthesiologists for sedation by non-anesthesiologists are included throughout the text. Comprehensive coverage combines all aspects of sedation with essential theory and instruction to cover all the information needed to provide safe and effective dental care. Expert authorship from Stanley Malamed, DDS, provides readers with experienced guidance across all areas of sedation dentistry and local anesthesia. Summary tables and boxes support visual learners and serve as useful review and study tools. Coverage of all potential patient groups details how to manage the pain and anxiety of pediatric, geriatric, physically compromised, and medically compromised patients in addition to the subtle changes that may be needed in normal treatment protocol. NEW! Extensive content revisions incorporate the most up-to-date information on the advances in sedation dentistry including the latest research, clinical experience, and literature. NEW! Updated photos and art reflect the latest equipment and procedures used in dental practice today.

Surgical Manual of Implant Dentistry

Step-by-step Procedures

Author: Daniel Buser,Jun-Young Cho,Alvin Yeo

Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780867153798

Category: Medical

Page: 123

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The purpose of this practical manual is to describe and illustrate each step of the basic surgical procedures involved in the placement of implants in qualified patients. To that end, each procedure is briefly but lucidly described; carefully illustrated in a series of drawings of the techniques and instrumentation used; and reinforced through clinical photographs, including radiographic and postoperative follow-up views. In addition to the basic implant surgical principles, evidence-based indications and procedures for guided bone regeneration in apical fenestration and crestal dehiscence defects, and for simultaneous sinus floor elevation via the lateral window and osteotome techniques are featured.

Modern Dental Assisting

Author: Doni L. Bird,Debbie S. Robinson

Publisher: Saunders

ISBN: 9780323430302

Category:

Page: 1216

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Learn dental assisting top to bottom from the best, with the most comprehensive, most current, and most trusted text available. For more than 40 years, students and practitioners alike have relied on Modern Dental Assisting for its cutting-edge content, easy-to-grasp writing style, step-by-step procedures, engaging learning features, and top-notch visuals to master all aspects of dental assisting. The 12th edition showcases a brand-new illustration program and content on technological advances, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Written by trusted experts Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, this is the all-in-one learning resource you need to stay ahead of the curve in the modern world of dental assisting. Comprehensive, cutting edge content provides a single, start-to-finish source for dental assisting training. Step-by-step procedures use color coding, key-step icons, and clinical photos to demonstrate key dental assisting competencies for both general and expanded functions - detailing for each the equipment and supplies, chronological steps, and rationales. 70 procedural videos with questions and answers provide you with unlimited practice for clinical encounters. UNIQUE! Interactive Dental Office program features 25 in-depth case studies with questions, online periodontal charting, and radiographic mounting exercises to help you problem-solve their way through a wide variety of dental conditions and procedures. Recall and Critical Thinking questions in each chapter as well as self-assessment questions and an online mock exam provide robust opportunities for practice and application. Feature boxes on CDC guidelines, patient education, law and ethics, and future trends summarize recommendations and key applications in practice. Chapter key terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter, highlighted within text discussions, and cross-referenced to chapters within the glossary. Learning and performance outcomes help you focus on goals, serve as checkpoints for comprehension and skills mastery, and provide study tools for exam preparation. NEW! Content on the latest topics affecting dental assisting practice includes technological advancements, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and much more. Revised art program provides vivid original renderings of dental anatomy tooth morphology and dental imaging, along with modern and improved photos of the latest products, equipment, and instruments.

Burton's Microbiology for the Health Sciences

Author: Paul G. Engelkirk,Janet L. Duben-Engelkirk,Gwendolyn R. Wilson Burton

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 1605476730

Category: Medical

Page: 433

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Written in a straightforward and engaging style, this premier textbook provides students with the foundation in microbiology that they need to perform their day-to-day duties in a safe and knowledgeable manner. Coverage includes the core themes and concepts outlined for an introductory course by the American Society for Microbiology. Developed for current and future healthcare professionals, the text offers vital coverage of antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents, epidemiology and public health, hospital-acquired infections, infection control, and the ways in which microorganisms cause disease. This comprehensive new Ninth Edition explores the major viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic human diseases, including patient care, and how the body protects itself from pathogens and infectious diseases. A bound-in CD-ROM and a companion Website include case studies, additional self-assessment exercises, plus animations and special features that provide additional insight and fun facts on selected topics.

Secrets of the CDA Exam

Your Key to Exam Success, DANB Test Review for the Certified Dental Assistant Examination

Author: Danb Exam Secrets Test Prep Team

Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc

ISBN: 9781609716066

Category: Medical

Page: 179

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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Secrets of the CDA Exam helps you ace the Certified Dental Assistant Examination, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive Secrets of the CDA Exam study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. Secrets of the CDA Exam includes: The 5 Secret Keys to DANB Exam Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; A comprehensive General Reference review including: Cell Functions, Muscles Of Expression, Nasal Cavity, Tongue, Dental Anatomy, Jaws And Dental Arches, Dental Formula, Dental Notation, Universal Numbering System, Parts Of The Tooth, Dental Tissues, Points Of Reference, Dental Terminology, Location And Position, Teeth, Radiography, Landmarks, Maxillary, Mandibular, Procedures, Extraoral Radiography, Occlusion, Overjet And Overbite, Caries, Sealants, Dental Emergencies And Treatment, Dental Decay, Dentistry Related Pathological Conditions, Ludwig's Angina, Anug, Red Lesions, White Lesions, TMJ Review; A comprehensive Chairside Procedure review including: Set-Up Dental Unit, Instrument Preparation, Sterilizing Instruments, Positioning Chairs, Measurements, Fabrication, and much more...