Dental Assisting A Comprehensive Approach 4th Edition PDF

Dental Assisting



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Table of Contents 

Section I Introduction
Chapter 1 Introduction to the Dental Profession 2
Chapter 2 Psychology, Communication, and Multicultural Interaction 15
Chapter 3 Ethics, Jurisprudence, and the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act 27

Section II Prevention and Nutrition
Chapter 4 Oral Health and Preventive Techniques 44
Chapter 5 Nutrition 70

Section III Basic Dental Sciences
Chapter 6 General Anatomy and Physiology 86
Chapter 7 Head and Neck Anatomy 112
Chapter 8 Embryology and Histology 135
Chapter 9 Tooth Morphology 156

Section IV Preclinical Dental Skills
Chapter 10 Microbiology 188
Chapter 11 Infection Control 204
Chapter 12 Management of Hazardous Materials 244
Chapter 13 Preparation for Patient Care 260
Chapter 14 Dental Charting 278
Chapter 15 Pharmacology 297
Chapter 16 Emergency Management 316

Section V Clinical Dental Procedures
Chapter 17 Introduction to the Dental Office and Basic Chairside Assisting 342
Chapter 18 Basic Chairside Instruments and Tray Systems 369
Chapter 19 Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operating Field 397
Chapter 20 Anesthesia and Sedation 416

Section VI Dental Radiography
Chapter 21 Introduction to Dental Radiography and Equipment 438
Chapter 22 Production and Evaluation of Dental Radiographs 453
Chapter 23 Extraoral and Digital Radiography 499

Section VII Dental Specialties
Chapter 24 Endodontics 526
Chapter 25 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 548
Chapter 26 Oral Pathology 593
Chapter 27 Orthodontics 613
Chapter 28 Pediatric Dentistry and Enamel Sealants 646
Chapter 29 Periodontics and Coronal Polish 671
Chapter 30 Fixed Prosthodontics and Gingival Retraction 718
Chapter 31 Cosmetic Dentistry and Teeth Whitening 747
Chapter 32 Removable Prosthodontics 775

Section VIII Restorative and Laboratory Materials and Techniques
Chapter 33 Dental Cements, Bases, Liners, and Bonding Agents 800
Chapter 34 Restorative Materials, Dental Dam, Matrix, and Wedge 832
Chapter 35 Laboratory Materials and Techniques 872

Section IX Dental Practice Management
Chapter 36 Dental Office Management 932
Chapter 37 Employment Strategies 968

Appendix A Dental and Dental-Related Organizations and Publications Resource List 981
Appendix B Stages of Tooth Eruption 983
Glossary 985
References 1023
Index 1027


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