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Delmar's Handbook of Essential Skills and Procedures for Chairside Dental Assisting,9780766834576

Delmar's Handbook of Essential Skills and Procedures for Chairside Dental Assisting

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Edition: 1st
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 9/11/2001
Publisher(s): Delmar Cengage Learning
Availability: This title is currently not available.

Summary

This resource provides essential information on the core clinical skills and procedures dental assistants need to know. Concise and user friendly, it presents a learning system appropriate for formal education settings, lab-based programs, on-the-job training and refresher courses. Outstanding illustrations make this text ideal for the visually oriented learner. (key words: dental assistant, dental assisting)

Table of Contents

Section I: INTRODUCTION TO DENTAL ASSISTING AND BASIC DENTAL SCIENCES 1(64)
Dental Assisting-The Profession
3(12)
The Career of Dental Assisting
4(1)
Employment for the Dental Assistant
4(2)
The Dental Team
6(6)
Dental Jurisprudence and Ethics
12(1)
Dental Practice Act
12(1)
State Board of Dentistry
12(1)
The Dentist, the Dental Assistant, and the Law
13(1)
Standard of Care
13(1)
Dental Records
14(1)
Ethics
14(1)
Oral Health
15(10)
Introduction
16(1)
Preventive Dentistry
16(6)
Fluoride
22(3)
Head and Neck Anatomy
25(10)
Introduction
26(1)
Bones of the Head
27(3)
Muscles of Mastication
30(1)
Nerves of the Head and Neck
31(1)
Circulation to the Head and Neck
32(3)
Tooth Anatomy and Supporting Structures
35(14)
Tooth Structure
36(1)
Components of the Periodontium
36(2)
Dental Arches
38(1)
Dental Quadrants
38(1)
Types of Teeth and Their Functions
39(2)
Eruption Schedule
41(1)
Surfaces of the Teeth
42(3)
Anatomical Structures
45(4)
Dental Charting
49(16)
Introduction
50(1)
Dental Charts
50(1)
Numbering Systems
50(3)
Cavity Classifications
53(1)
Abbreviations for Tooth Surfaces
54(1)
Basic Charting Terms
55(1)
Charting Color Indications and Symbols
56(9)
Section II: PRECLINICAL DENTAL SKILLS 65(48)
Infection Control/Sterilization Procedures
67(26)
Introduction
68(1)
Rationales and Regulations
68(4)
Cross-Contamination Pathways
72(1)
Routes of Microbial Transmission
73(1)
Infection Control in the Dental Office
73(6)
Disinfection
79(5)
Sterilization
84(2)
Sterilization Monitoring
86(1)
Clinical Asepsis Protocol
86(7)
Management of Hazardous Materials
93(12)
Introduction
94(6)
Engineering/Work Practice Controls
100(1)
Sharps
101(2)
Hazardous Chemicals
103(2)
Preparation for Patient Care
105(8)
Introduction
106(1)
Patient History
106(1)
Vital Signs
107(6)
Section III: CLINICAL DENTAL PROCEDURES 113(250)
Chairside Assisting Skills
115(24)
Dental Office Design
116(1)
Treatment Rooms
116(6)
Routine Office Care
122(1)
Concepts of Dental Assisting
123(2)
Seating the Dental Patient
125(1)
Positioning the Assistant
126(2)
Dismissing the Patient
128(1)
Instrument Transfer
128(5)
Maintaining the Operating Field
133(6)
Dental Instruments and Tray Systems
139(18)
Introduction
140(1)
Instruments for Basic Chairside Procedures
140(8)
Dental Rotary Instruments
148(3)
Abrasives
151(2)
Dental Handpieces
153(2)
Tray Systems
155(2)
Dental Radiography
157(34)
Introduction
158(1)
Biological Effects of Radiation
159(1)
Dental X-Ray Unit/Components
159(1)
Safety and Precautions
160(1)
Radiation Production
160(1)
Dental X-Ray Film
161(1)
Producing Quality Radiographs
162(19)
Processing Quality Radiographs
181(7)
Mounting Radiographs
188(2)
Legal Implications of Radiographs
190(1)
Topical and Local Anesthesia
191(6)
Introduction
192(1)
Anesthetics, Syringes, and Needles
192(5)
Dental Cements and Restorative Materials and Techniques
197(24)
Introduction
198(1)
Types of Restorative Dental Materials
198(1)
Dental Cements
199(10)
Bonding Agents
209(2)
Restorative Dentistry
211(1)
Amalgam Restorative Materials
212(6)
Composite Restorative Materials
218(1)
Glass Ionomer Restorations
218(3)
Laboratory Materials and Techniques
221(34)
Introduction
222(1)
Hydrocolloid Impression Materials
222(8)
Elastomeric Impression Materials
230(6)
Gypsum Materials
236(10)
Articulating Casts or Study Models
246(1)
Dental Waxes
246(2)
Custom Trays
248(1)
Constructing a Custom Tray
249(3)
Vacuum-Formed Tray
252(3)
Endodontics
255(14)
Introduction
256(1)
Progress of Pulpal and Periapical Diseases
256(1)
Endodontic Diagnosis
257(2)
Endodontic Instruments
259(3)
Endodontic Materials
262(1)
Endodontic Procedures
263(3)
Surgical Endodontics
266(3)
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
269(26)
Introduction
270(1)
Oral Surgery Instruments
271(2)
Asepsis in Oral Surgery
273(4)
Patient Preparation
277(1)
Oral Surgery Procedures
278(9)
Dental Implants
287(2)
Sutures
289(1)
Procedures Prior to Removal of Sutures
289(1)
Suture Removal Criteria
290(1)
Suture Removal
290(2)
Post Suture Removal
292(3)
Orthodontics
295(14)
Introduction
296(1)
The Orthodontic Assistant
296(1)
Types of Orthodontic Treatment
297(1)
Preorthodontic Treatment
297(1)
The Consultation Appointment
298(1)
Orthodontic Appliances
298(2)
Orthodontic Instruments
300(1)
Orthodontic Treatments
301(6)
Completion Appointment
307(2)
Pediatric Dentistry
309(10)
Introduction
310(1)
Procedures in Pediatric Dentistry
310(7)
Emergency Treatment for Traumatic Injuries
317(2)
Periodontics
319(16)
Introduction
320(1)
The Periodontal Dental Assistant
320(1)
Periodontal Disease
320(1)
Periodontal Diagnostic Procedures
321(2)
Periodontal Instruments
323(2)
Nonsurgical Procedures
325(3)
Surgical Periodontal Procedures
328(4)
Periodontal Dressing
332(3)
Fixed Prosthodontics
335(12)
Introduction
336(1)
Patient Considerations
336(1)
Types of Fixed Prostheses
336(3)
Types of Materials Used for Fixed Prostheses
339(3)
Role of the Dental Assistant
342(2)
Retention Techniques
344(2)
Implant Retainer Prosthesis
346(1)
Removable Prosthodontics
347(16)
Introduction
348(1)
The Dental Assistant's Role
348(1)
Diagnosis and Treatment Planning
348(1)
The Consultation Appointment
348(1)
The Removable Partial Denture
348(4)
The Complete Denture
352(7)
Denture Reline
359(2)
Polishing the Removable Prosthesis
361(2)
Section IV: ADVANCED FUNCTIONS 363(54)
Pit and Fissure Sealants, and Bleaching Techniques
365(22)
Introduction
366(1)
Abrasives and Polishing Agents
366(1)
Equipment and Supplies
367(4)
Coronal Polish Procedures
371(1)
Cavity Liners, Varnishes, and Cement Bases
372(2)
Cavity Preparation/Pulpal Involvement
374(1)
Treatment of Cavity Preparations
374(2)
Cavity Liners
376(1)
Cavity Varnish
376(1)
Cement Bases
376(1)
Pit and Fissure Sealant Materials
376(4)
Placement of Pit and Fissure Sealants
380(2)
Bleaching Techniques
382(5)
Dental Dam and Matrix and Wedge Techniques
387(16)
Introduction
388(1)
Materials and Equipment
388(3)
Preparation Before Placement of the Dental Dam
391(1)
Placement and Removal of the Dental Dam
392(3)
Preparation of a Tooth for Restoration
395(1)
Wedges
396(1)
Tofflemire Matrix
396(1)
Plastic Strip Matrix
397(6)
Gingival Retraction and Temporary Restorations
403(14)
Introduction
404(1)
Types of Gingival Retraction
404(3)
Temporary (Provisional) Restorations
407(10)
Index 417

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