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Dental Terminology, 3rd Edition

  • Charline M. Dofka
  • ISBN-10: 1133019714
  • ISBN-13: 9781133019718
  • 448 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2007, 2000
  • COPYRIGHT: 2013 Published
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Overview

About the Product

DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition takes a word-building approach to help dental assistants understand and remember dental terminology better than ever before. DENTAL TERMINOLOGY is not a strict dictionary of dental terms, but rather a word bank with pronunciation guides and definitions applied to practice areas, it's the resource that dental professionals can use for years to come. The chapters are organized by specialty area, so readers can always find the information quickly. Whether learning in the classroom or on the job, DENTAL TERMINOLOGY, Third edition is the easy-to-use reference that comes in handy again and again.

Features

  • Word-building approach instructs students about the make-up and proper use of of dental terminology.

  • Free practice software provides additional opportunities for practice and review of pronunciations and definitions. Games and activities such as Hangman, Crossword Puzzles, Flash Cards, Matching, and Spelling Bee allow interactive and fun review of the terms.

  • "Sounds like" pronunciations help users learn to pronounce difficult terms.

About the Author

Charline M. Dofka

received an MS from the University of Dayton. She has taken postgraduate studies at Ohio State, West Virginia University, Kent State, and Ohio University. She was employed as a dental assistant/hygienist in oral surgery, orthodontics, and general practices before she became a dental assisting instructor and Diversified Cooperative Health Occupations coordinator at Belmont Career Center in St. Clairsville, Ohio. Along with teaching duties she chartered the National Honor Society participation of the vocational school and was advisor for the VICA opening and closing ceremony team to National competition representing the state of Ohio. Mrs. Dofka has retired from active teaching but maintains life membership in the Iota Lambda Sigma, professional vocational teaching fraternity, DANB dental assisting certification, and maintains retired status as dental hygienist in West Virginia. She is currently serving in consultation practice and advisory board capacity as well as volunteer activities.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Dental Terminology.
2. Anatomy and Oral Structures.
3. Tooth Origin and Formation.
4. Practice and Facility Setups.
5. Infection Control.
6. Emergency Care.
7. Examination and Prevention.
8. Pain Management / Pharmacology.
9. Dental Radiology.
10. Tooth Restorations.
11. Cosmetic Dentristry.
12. Prostodontics.
13. Endodontics.
14. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
15. Orthodontics.
16. Periodontics.
17. Pediatric Dentistry.
18. Dental Laboratory Materials.
19. Dental Laboratory Procedures.
20. Busines Management Procedures.

New to this edition

  • New terms relating to radiology and CAT scanning.
  • Expanded coverage on CAT/CAM laboratory and chairside use.
  • Updated terms for cosmetic dentistry applications.
  • More pictures in full color illustrate the information and help students remember the terms.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Web Site  (ISBN-10: 1133019773 | ISBN-13: 9781133019770)

The Instructor Companion Website is a thorough classroom management tool designed to assist you in teaching Dental Terminology. It is divided into three main sections: The ExamView® Computerized Testbank, which contains over 1,450 questions you can use to create a variety of tests and quizzes. Instructor Presentations on PowerPoint® are provided by chapter to aid in preparation of lectures and classroom discussion. The Instructor's Manual provides resources to help plan your course and implement classroom activities for each chapter.

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133019749 | ISBN-13: 9781133019749)

Description: Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's Dental Assisting CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Dental Assisting CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

CourseMate Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1133019757 | ISBN-13: 9781133019756)

Description: Interested in a simple way to complement your text and course content with study and practice materials? Cengage Learning's Dental Assisting CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Dental Assisting CourseMate goes beyond the book to deliver what you need!

Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133019749 | ISBN-13: 9781133019749)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Dental Assisting CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking and an interactive glossary and Interactive learning tools, including: Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, and more!

CourseMate Printed Access Card  (ISBN-10: 1133019757 | ISBN-13: 9781133019756)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Dental Assisting CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking and an interactive glossary and Interactive learning tools, including: Quizzes, Flashcards, Videos, and more!