Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting is an exciting first-edition textbook based on our collaboration with professionals and educators in the dental assisting field to address the challenges you face as an instructor. This engaging, comprehensive title delivers all of the coverage you and your students need, information on accreditation and certification, and all the tools students need to prepare for a successful career in dental assisting. The text's reader-friendly and engaging style, dynamic colorful design, and comprehensive electronic media help to maintain students' interest, while improving their retention of essential information. Unique features emphasize critical thinking and help students apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world challenges in their careers. A free bonus CD-ROM includes videos, an office management software simulator, a study guide map to the DANB exam, and a Spanish-to-English translation guide. An Instructor's Resource CD-ROM with extensive ancillary resources will be available gratis upon adoption of the text. Instructor's resources include a Brownstone test generator, CODA accreditation map, lesson plans, PowerPoints, and more.
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting Workbook is the ideal companion text for dental assisting students who are using LWW's Comprehensive Dental Assistingtextbook. The interactive Workbook is designed to reinforce the content in the textbook, using a variety of exercises to suit all types of learners.
We are pleased to introduce the VitalSource edition of "Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting. "Access to this eBook is provided through the purchase of a unique code that is physically shipped to you via U.S. mail within 3 to 7 days. Purchase of this product will not provide you immediate instant access to this eBook.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins' Comprehensive Dental Assisting is an exciting first-edition textbook based on our collaboration with professionals and educators in the dental assisting field to address the challenges you face as an instructor. This engaging, comprehensive title delivers all of the coverage you and your students need, information on accreditation and certification, and all the tools students need to prepare for a successful career in dental assisting. The text's reader-friendly and engaging style, dynamic colorful design, and comprehensive electronic media help to maintain students' interest, while improving their retention of essential information. Unique features emphasize critical thinking and help students apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world challenges in their careers. A free bonus CD-ROM includes videos, an office management software simulator, a study guide map to the DANB exam, and a Spanish-to-English translation guide. An Instructor's Resource CD-ROM with extensive ancillary resources will be available gratis upon adoption of the text. Instructor's resources include a Brownstone test generator, CODA accreditation map, lesson plans, PowerPoints, and more.
Written specifically for dental hygienists, this comprehensive textbook covers concepts, issues, techniques, and methods related to dental public health. It focuses on the assessment of factors that affect oral health of populations and the development of policy in response to a population's needs. It also provides information regarding the active promotion of oral health maintenance. This text is unique in that it applies the Dental Hygiene Process of Care - a globally accepted, foundational concept in clinical care for dental hygienists - to the subject of dental public health, lending it greater relevance and familiarity to dental hygiene students. In addition, the text is based on the American Association of Dental Educators' Competencies for Dental Hygienists. A chapter on National Board Preparation, including Board-style review questions, prepares students for the national exam. Review questions and learning activities are also incorporated into each chapter.
Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide to Identification is designed to be a dental assistant's go-to resource, from clinical courses on their into their career. This quick reference and review covers dental instruments, their uses, their placement on a tray, and their different varieties with full color photos, illustrations, and dynamic learning features. Unique to this title is the companion student resources CD-ROM in the back of the book, which provides the student with an interactive learning experience. The CD-ROM includes an image bank, interactive tray set-ups, crossword puzzles, student quizzes, and more games and activities for self-study. Dental assisting faculty has the challenge of simulating a clinical environment and making a student comfortable and confident before they are with a patient in a real clinical setting. This text with the companion CD-ROM does just that.
Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "full-color versions of the clinical photographs and comprehensive simulated patient cases from the book."--P.  of cover.
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.
Publisher's Note: Products purchased from 3rd Party sellers are not guaranteed by the Publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. Stressed about the ins and outs of pathophysiology? Gain confidence, with the newly updated PathophysiologyMade Incredibly Easy!®, 6th Edition. Offering helpful learning aids that boost your understanding and retention, this colorfully illustrated, enjoyable text offers all the vitals: cell development, the infection process, cancer warning signs, abnormal cell growth, and more. Packed with easy-to-remember definitions and plentiful illustrations, this supportive guide is the ideal study partner and on-the-job reference for new nurses, students, and all healthcare practitioners.
The Second Edition covers fundamental neuroscience topics, integrating essential information with clinical and physiological considerations, providing students with multiple opportunities for review and self-testing, and presenting the latest relevant developments in neuroscience.
PrepU is an adaptive quizzing engine built by teachers and tested in the classroom. PrepU's personalized quizzes help each student learn more, while giving instructors a window into their students' progress-highlighting misconceptions, strengths, and weaknesses. Access to PrepU is through the purchase of a unique code redeemed via thePoint (http://thepoint.lww.com). That code will be shipped to you via U.S. mail within 3 to 7 days of your online purchase.
This book's tenth edition provides comprehensive, yet concise coverage of embryology and histology for dental hygiene and dental assisting professions. The text begins with the basics of general histology, progresses through the development of the human embryo and fetus, and concludes with a focus on the development of the face and oral cavity. New to this edition are: numerous illustrations depicting embryonic development and oral microscopic anatomy; clinical aspects of tissues to help students apply fundamental principles; and suggested readings to help students find additional resources. A new chapter regarding salivary glands includes information about remineralization, demineralization, fluoride, bacterial diseases, and HIV.
Provides a steadfast review for the dental assisting student preparing for course review, local or state exams, or national certification. Three comprehensive tests are included in the format, all common to national exams for dental assistants. Tests are divided into the following categories: General Chairside (360 questions total/120 questions per test); Radiation Health and Safety (300 questions total/100 questions per test); Infection Control (300 questions total/100 questions per test). For added convenience, each question is repeated in the answer key with the rationale for the correct choice so the results can be checked.-- From the preface.
Accompanying CD-ROM contains ... "all of the terms of the print edition in a searchable, easy-to-use electronic format, plus audio pronunciations for nearly 8,500 terms. It also includes all of the images from the dictionary."--P.  of cover.
Basic Principles of Pharmacology with Dental Hygiene Applications presents up-to-date pharmacological principles and identifies applications of these principles in day-to-day dental hygiene practice. The text coordinates principles of pharmacology with pathophysiology and identifies applications to the oral health treatment plan and treatment record information. Coverage includes subjects not found in other pharmacology textbooks for dental hygiene students: adverse drug effects, drugs used by the dental hygienist, sources to help patients or personnel seek treatment for substance abuse problems, and herbal supplements. Each chapter includes case studies, self-study questions, end-of-chapter dental hygiene application summaries, and clinical application exercises.
Dental Office Administration is a comprehensive resource that details the responsibilities of the dental office professional, providing practical communication techniques and tips for problem solving. It also provides the necessary clinical background information every dental office professional needs for a successful practice. Hands-on activities within the text require students to practice common tasks, such as dental charting, writing a memo, or conducting a mock telephone call with another student. A free bonus DVD-ROM for Windows includes practice management software called "DENTRIXG4 practice management" to give students "real world" experience managing patient data and filing electronic claims. A companion Website includes the full text and a quiz bank.
This workbook contains over 100 patient cases and over 400 multiple-choice questions and answers to reinforce the material in Golan's Principles of Pharmacology, Second Edition. All of the cases have been successfully used in teaching pharmacology at Harvard Medical School. Each chapter contains the case from the corresponding chapter in the textbook, plus one or two additional cases. Each case includes multiple-choice questions that require the student to think through the case. Answers and explanations appear at the end of the book. The fully searchable online text is available on thePoint, with a link to the Golan textbook Website.
This concise, hands-on text provides a method for making evidence-based decisions in practice. The book presents a step-by-step approach to mastering the five essential skills of evidence-based decision making-formulating patient-centered questions, searching for the appropriate evidence, critically appraising the evidence, applying the evidence to practice, and evaluating the process. Five Case Scenarios are used throughout the book and cover the broad areas of therapy/prevention, diagnosis, etiology/harm/causation, and prognosis. Each chapter has objectives, suggested activities, a quiz, critical thinking questions, and exercises.
(1E 1991) Heat sterilization & monitoring/how to choose & use environmental surface disinfectants/patient assessment.
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.
This practical book provides a clear guide to calculating drug dosages. The text covers basic maths (fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions and percentages), measurement systems and practical calculations. There is also vital information on recording drug administration, routes of administration, and more.