The Essentials of Dental Assisting Guide - ADA P050
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The Essentials of Dental Assisting - P050

The Essentials of Dental Assisting - P050
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This practical guide offers everything a dental assistant needs to know and more. With full color photographs and detailed step-by-step instructions, this essential reference book focuses on the basic skills and knowledge a practicing dental assistant needs.

In addition to covering core clinical skills, the book delves into the "behind-the-scenes" skills of dental assisting, such as legal issues, infection control, common medical emergencies, patient pain and anxiety control, radiography and more. This guide is ideal for staff training and provides experienced staff with a complete reference to patient care.

  • Easy-to-follow organization offers 28 easy-to-read chapters that cover profession basics and sciences, infection control, chairside treatment foundations, patient care and clinical procedures.
  • Step-by-step procedures for dental assistant responsibilites, featuring a consistent format that includes a goal, equipment, chronological steps, and rationales. Also includes procedure icons to indicate what issues/things must be identified when performing various core procedures.
  • Specific chapters on specialized dentistry such as periodontics, endodontics and pediatric dentistry
  • Full-color artwork focuses on anatomy and physiology; clinical procedures; and dental tools, materials, and equipment. Hundreds of photos, illustrations and charts make it easy to see exactly how to accomplish tasks.

Book, 505 pages. Written by Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, and Doni L. Bird, CDA.

ISBN - 978-1-941807-34-7