Prepare for a successful career as a dental assistant with Modern Dental Assisting, 11th Edition! Using an easy-to-understand approach, this book provides a complete foundation in the basic and advanced skills you must master to achieve clinical competence. Full-color photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy to learn dental assisting procedures. This edition includes content on the electronic health record, impact of the new health care law, and the new hazard communication standard. And as a complete learning package, it also includes an Evolve companion website with new videos demonstrating key procedures, practice quizzes, interactive games and exercises, and flashcards. Written by the expert dental assisting team of Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, this is the leading text in dental assisting — the most trusted, the most comprehensive, and the most current.
Get the hands-on practice and reinforcement you need to master the concepts and skills covered in Modern Dental Assisting, 12th Edition. With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Bird & Robinson’s bestselling textbook, this workbook features ample review questions and exercises, competency skills evaluation sheets for practice with dental assisting procedures, and case applications with questions. Applicable chapters also contain a review of video procedures located on the text’s companion website, as well as original practice management exercises designed to be used with the Dentrix software that’s included with the workbook. In all, it’s the essential practice and review you need to succeed in clinical practice! Correlation with textbook chapters makes it easy to move back and forth between the two resources. Practice and review questions for each chapter include short answer, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, and labeling questions to help reinforce your understanding of terminology and concepts. Competency skill checklists provide clear guidelines for performing each dental assisting skill and help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, with perforated pages so that you can detach individual skill sheets for use in clinical settings. Patient case exercises use patients on the companion Evolve website’s Interactive Dental Office and include medical and dental histories, radiographs, and charting to help you solve problems relating to patient health issues. Video review sections visually reinforce your understanding of text material and help prepare you for patient encounters. Removable flashcards summarize key information about the sciences, medical emergencies, infection control, radiography, dental materials, dental instruments, and dental procedures, offering convenient, on-the-go review and exam preparation. Trusted expert authors Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson present information and procedures in a way that makes it easy for you to understand and apply the material. NEW! Content matches that in the text, addressing new technology, public health and access to care, teledentistry, Zika virus, Ebola, infection control guidelines, the oral-systemic health connection, and more. NEW! Anatomy and tooth morphology labeling exercises help you master key foundational content essential to dental assisting practice. NEW! Additional Dentrix practice management exercises have been added to the Dentrix Learning Edition software, enabling you to work with patient data much like you will in the office environment. NEW! Additional content supporting the dental assisting externship provides information and resources to support practicum.
Reinforce your understanding of the dental assisting skills described in Modern Dental Assisting, 11th Edition! With chapters corresponding to the chapters in Bird & Robinson's bestselling textbook, this workbook includes practice questions and exercises, competency skill sheets for practice with dental assisting procedures, and detachable flashcards for convenient review. Case-based questions help you master the clinical skills you need to succeed in your career as a dental assistant, and the new Dentrix Learning Edition DVD provides you with realistic practice management experience. Chapters correspond to chapters in the textbook, and each procedure in the textbook also has a corresponding competency sheet. Practice exercises for each chapter include short answer, fill-in-the-blank, and multiple-choice questions, and labeling exercises, helping you master key terminology and important concepts. Patient case exercises use patients on the companion Evolve website's Interactive Dental Office and include medical and dental histories, files, radiographs, and charting information to help you solve problems relating to patient health issues. Procedure videos on the Evolve website visually reinforce your understanding of the material you have read. Competency sheets provide clear guidelines for performing each dental assisting skill and help you evaluate your strengths and weaknesses, with pages perforated so that you can detach individual skill sheets for use in clinical settings. Tear-out flashcards summarize key information about the sciences, medical emergencies, infection control, radiography, dental materials, dental instruments, and dental procedures, offering convenient, on-the-go review in preparing for examinations. NEW content matches that in the textbook, addressing the electronic patient record, the impact of the new health care law, preventive techniques, and the new hazard communication standard. NEW! Emphasis on the Electronic Health Record with the Dentrix Learning Edition DVD and unique practice management exercises allows you to work with patient data. EXPANDED! Additional Critical Thinking Questions offer more opportunities to apply chapter content, enhancing your preparation for state or regional board exams and for practice. EXPANDED! Case-based questions based on patient information in the online Interactive Dental Office help you learn to solve the problems seen in day-to-day clinical settings.
Fully updated to include the latest procedures and trends, this practical resource focuses on the core clinical skills and knowledge you need to become a practicing dental assistant. The concise, full-color text has been specifically designed and written to help you easily grasp important DA information. And step-by-step procedures, application exercises, and a wealth of pedagogical aids ensure that you master all the necessary skills. Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on the core skills and procedures needed to become a practicing dental assistant. Approachable writing style ensures that you have a full understanding of text content. 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. Procedure icons clearly indicate what issues/things must be identified when performing various core procedures. Ethical implications are featured at the end of each chapter’s narrative to touch on important ethical considerations related to the chapter material. NEW! Content incorporates additional information on dynamic areas such as HIPAA laws and implications, dental imaging, dental materials, and caries prevention. NEW! Expanded and updated artwork focuses on newer products, materials, and equipment to remain current with technological advances in the modern dental office. Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on core skills and procedures students need to master to become practicing dental assistants. Approachable writing style ensures maximum student comprehension. 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. Procedure icons alert students to the various issues they must learn to identify when performing core procedures. Ethical implications are featured at the end of each chapter’s narrative to touch on the ethical considerations students need to be made aware of.
Prepare for a successful career as a dental assistant with Modern Dental Assisting, 11th Edition! Using an easy-to-understand approach, this book provides a complete foundation in the basic and advanced skills you must master to achieve clinical competence. Full-color photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy to learn dental assisting procedures. This edition includes content on the electronic health record, impact of the new health care law, and the new hazard communication standard. And as a complete learning package, it also includes an Evolve companion website with new videos demonstrating key procedures, practice quizzes, interactive games and exercises, and flashcards. Written by the expert dental assisting team of Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, this is the leading text in dental assisting - the most trusted, the most comprehensive, and the most current. Comprehensive coverage makes this your single, start-to-finish source for dental assisting training. A highly approachable writing style presents the latest information and procedures in a way that makes it easy to understand and apply the material. Concise chapters presented within short parts move from profession basics and sciences to infection control, safety, clinical dentistry, radiography, materials, specialty dental practice, and dental office administration. Superb, full-color illustrations and photographs show procedures, equipment, and instruments. Illustrated, step-by-step procedures show the skills that dental assistants must master, detailing for each the goal, equipment and supplies needed, chronological steps, and rationales. Expanded Functions procedures boxes describe special dental assisting procedures allowed only in certain states. Procedure icons alert you to issues relating to core procedures, e.g., that you should make notes in the patient's record, don personal protective equipment, or watch for moisture contamination. Key terms are accompanied by phonetic pronunciations, highlighted within the text, and defined in boxes on the same or facing page. Critical thinking questions end each chapter with mini-case scenarios and application-style questions. Learning and performance outcomes in each chapter set goals for what you will accomplish and also serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and study tools for exam preparation. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to review key concepts and procedures. Recall boxes appear after sections of text and include questions to ensure that you understand the material. CDC boxes cite the latest recommendations for infection control and summarize regulations. Eye to the Future boxes introduce cutting-edge research, future trends, and topics. Legal and Ethical Implications boxes focus on the behaviors that you will need to practice to protect yourself, your patients, and the practice for which you work. Patient Education boxes summarize content within the context of patient education take-away points. A glossary provides a quick and handy way to look up terminology, with chapter references indicating where terms are introduced and discussed within chapters. Interactive Dental Office program on the companion Evolve website provides 25 case studies with integrated radiographic mounting and dental charting exercises to help you problem-solve your way through a wide variety of dental conditions and procedures; games help you review and study in the areas of pathology, radiation safety, business office activities, workplace safety, oral anatomy, and dental instruments. Canadian Content Corner on the Evolve site highlights Canadian-specific dental information. A student workbook corresponds to the textbook and offers review and practice of essential tasks that dental assistants perform every day, plus competency skill sheets and detachable flashcards for on-the-go review. Sold separately. NEW content addresses the electronic patient record, impact of the new health care law, preventive techniques, and the new hazard communication standard. NEW, full-color photos show the latest technology, instruments, and procedures. NEW video on the companion Evolve website includes 10 new and 20 reshot video clips of dental assisting procedures, focusing on prevention, dental materials, and imaging; the Evolve website also includes review questions and answers to test your readiness for clinical experiences. EXPANDED! Online chapter quizzes on the Evolve companion website provide additional opportunities to assess your comprehension, along with rationales to reinforce concepts.
Prepare to become a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) or pass your local and state exams with this best-selling, all-inclusive resource. This new edition features five times the practice of the CDA exam, with a total of 1,600 multiple-choice questions that cover all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting. A new companion website includes a database of exam questions and custom test generator with time-clock functionality, plus new questions that correspond to new expanded functions in certain states. Rest assured that with this review guide, you will get the realistic exam practice you need to pass any certification exam. Comprehensive practice with 1,600 multiple-choice questions covers all the standard topics and procedures specific to dental assisting. Questions are organized into the equivalent of five Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) examinations, following the exam blueprint with the same number and type of questions you can expect to see in the General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety exams. Answer rationales help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Customized exam creation allows you to specify the types and numbers of questions from each of the three categories (general chairside, radiation health and safety, and infection control) Unique companion website allows you to practice specific types and numbers of questions or easily generate from the 1600-question item bank practice exams that mimic the types and numbers of questions on the CDA exam. Additional practice on expanded functions is available by topic or state. Realistic computerized testing experience with a clock function helps you learn to use the available testing time wisely. Photos and illustrations included with exam questions provide realistic exam simulation. NEW! Now with five times the practice of the CDA exam, 640 new questions give you more opportunities master content and gain test-taking confidence. NEW & UNIQUE! An additional 150 questions that correspond to existing and new expanded functions in certain states ensure that you are prepared for exam success in any state you wish to practice. NEW & UNIQUE! Companion website includes a database of exam questions and a custom test generator to mimic the CDA exam, along with the expanded functions questions grouped by state and topic to give you real-world test-taking experience.
Be sure you have the knowledge you need to become a Certified Dental Assistant or pass your local and state exams! Three simulated practice certification exams – 960 multiple-choice questions in all – closely mirror the content you'll be tested on, so you get the best preparation possible. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections, with the same number of questions you can expect to see in each section – General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Web links to national organizations and relevant dental sites help you know where to look for additional information.
Stay on top of the latest industry advancements, technology, and skill sets with The Administrative Dental Assistant, 3rd Edition. This comprehensive textbook delivers all the latest information and skill practice you need to succeed in the paperless era: technology, forms, and equipment in use today; up-to-date coding information; HIPAA and OSHA guidelines; functions of the dental business office; communication and critical thinking exercises; and in-depth instruction for completing common tasks such as scheduling, bookkeeping, electronic record regulations and insurance coding. A companion workbook and online tools offer interactive games, identification exercises, daily task simulations, and practice management software to supplement your text learning, polish your skills, and prime you for a successful career in the modern dental office.
Prime yourself for a successful career in the modern dental office with The Administrative Dental Assistant, 4th Edition. As it walks through the functions of today s dental business office, you ll learn how to master critical thinking, effective communication, and common tasks such as scheduling, patient records, and insurance processing along the way. This new edition also boasts a variety of new features, including: expanded information on the electronic health record (EHR) and the paperless dental office; professional tips and insights; the most recent HIPAA and OSHA guidelines; important soft skills, including Career-Ready Practice exercises; and all the latest technology, equipment, and procedures in use today. Paired with its companion workbook and online learning tools, The Administrative Dental Assistant is the sure fire way to keep you on top of this ever-changing profession.Comprehensive coverageprovides everything you need to know to manage today s dental office.Approachable writing stylepresentsneed-to-know contentin a way that is easy to grasp, regardless of your reading level or setting.Trusted author Linda Gaylorlends years of experience as a practicing dental assistant, instructor of dental assisting, and curriculum director."Procedure"boxesprovide step-by-step instructions on a wide variety of dental office duties.HIPAA boxeskeep you well-versed in the key concepts and applications of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act."Anatomy of "images with annotated textbreak down common dental office equipment, forms, and administrative to further comprehension."What Would You Do? "boxes" "present common situations you may face in the work place.Patient file folderwith examples of both electronic and paperclinical forms and recordsprovides you experience working with confidential documents.Art programshowcases images of electronic and traditional paperwork, actual offices, equipment and technology to help reinforce the text.Bolded vocabulary terms and glossarygive you a foundation for effective office communication.Key pointsallow you to ensure that you have grasped key content before graduating to the next chapter.Dental office simulation tool on the Evolve companion website allows you to practice many of the typical office functions in a realistic virtual environment."Did You Know?" boxes" "feature snippets" "of helpful background information to context or rationales to office processes and procedures."Food for Thought" boxes highlight key concepts and call readers attention to various ways the concepts are used in everyday life. NEW! Electronic content more comprehensively addresses the electronic health record (EHR) and the paperless dental office.NEW! Emphasis on 21st century job skills is seen throughout the book as chapters discuss the soft skills like work ethic, collaboration, professionalism, social responsibility, critical thinking, and problem-solving that dental assistants must possess.NEW! "Career-Ready Practice "exercises are included at the end of each chapter asking readers to recall and assimilate information learned within the chapter and demonstrate its application in the dental office.NEW! Content updates include HIPAA changes, insurance updates (including the new claim form), dental terminology overview, new hazard communication procedures, and more.NEW! Additional artwork incorporates new images focused on technology in the dental office and new, paperless ways to manage the day-to-day functions. "