Easily master all aspects of dental assisting with the most up-to-date 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, and top-notch visuals. And the new 13th edition is no exception. With updated content - including the latest technological advancements, clinical photographs, and new coverage on 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.
UNIQUE! Trusted expert authors Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson present information and procedures in a way that makes it easy for students to understand and apply the material.
Comprehensive, cutting-edge content is presented in approachable writing style.
Step-by-step procedures for general and expanded functions use color coding and clinical photos to demonstrate key dental assisting competencies.
70 procedural videos include questions and answers correlated to the chapter procedures with closed-captioning in English and Spanish and audio narration in English.
UNIQUE! Interactive Dental Office program provides in-depth case studies integrated with periodontal charting, radiographic mounting, and more.
Dentrix practice management software on Evolve enables students to work with patient data much like they will in the office environment.
Recall and Critical Thinking questions in each chapter provide opportunities for practice and application.
Feature boxes on infection control and CDC practice, patient education, and law and ethics summarize recommendations and key applications in practice.
Key terminology list helps students better comprehend the chapter and how the information applies to dentistry practice.
Learning and performance outcomes set goals for what students will accomplish and serve as checkpoints for comprehension and skills mastery.
NEW! Information on cultural diversity grounds students in this important topic and how it relates to patient care and patient communication.
UPDATED! art program provides vivid original renderings of dental anatomy tooth morphology and dental imaging, along with improved photos of the latest products, equipment, and instruments.
NEW! Coverage of the latest advances in general and specialty dental care covers technological advancements, public health and access to care, teledentistry, infection control guidelines, the Zika virus, Ebola, the oral-systemic health connection, and more.
NEW! Updated critical thinking and recall questions challenge students and provide recollection skills.