Modern Dental Assisting (Hardcover)
Easily master all aspects of dental assisting with the most up-to-date and trusted text available. For more than 45 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, and top-notch visuals. And the new 14th edition is no exception. With updated content - including the latest technological advancements, clinical photographs, and coverage of cultural diversity and how it relates to patient care - this new edition will guide you from your first day of class all the way to your first job in dental assisting.Comprehensive, cutting-edge content presented in an approachable writing style aids comprehension. Step-by-step procedures for general and expanded functions include helpful color-coding and photos. Chapter features include recall questions throughout; boxes on infection control and CDC practices; and end-of-chapter elements regarding patient education, law and ethics, future trends, and critical thinking. Key terminology list offers definitions, visual highlights within chapter discussions, and an alphabetized list in the glossary with cross-references to chapter locations. Learning and performance outcomes address didactic knowledge and clinical skills mastery. NEW Expanded coverage of digital technology topics in general dentistry and dental specialties prepares you to work in modern dental settings. NEW Additional illustrations enhance an already stellar art program, with more than 1,700 images. NEW Consistent chapter organization with modernized learning outcomes help you understand important topics more easily. UPDATED Dentrix Learning Edition based on Dentrix G7.3, available for download on the companion Evolve website, gives you experience working with practice management software. UPDATED Revised Dentrix exercises on the Evolve companion website correlate with the updated Dentrix Learning Edition software.