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Dental Assisting Books
Books that are especially useful for Dental Assisting National Board exam preparation
are highlighted in yellow.
These are the two most popular ones:
       1. Delmar's Dental Assisting Exam Review       2. Dental Assisting Test Preparation
For your convenience, all books are in alphabetical order by title.

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The Administrative Dental Assistant, 3e
by Linda J. Gaylor, RDA
ISBN 1437713629  Publisher: Saunders; 3 edition (December 13, 2011)
$39.89   344 Pages
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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.  

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Student Workbook for The Administrative Dental Assistant, 3e
by Linda J. Gaylor, RD
ISBN 1416025650  Publisher: Saunders; 3 edition (December 13, 2011)
$27.51   176 pages Paperback

Book Description:
An indispensable companion to the 3rd Edition of The Administrative Dental Assistant, this workbook combines textbook content and key objectives with new practice exercises, case scenarios, and critical thinking questions to help put your learning into practical context. This edition also includes an interactive demo CD with the latest version of the Dentrix Learning Edition practice management software to give you valuable experience working in a realistic dental office environment and a more accurate understanding of the challenges that administrative dental assistants encounter on the job.

 
 

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The Administrative Dental Assistant - Text and Workbook Package, 3rd Edition
by Linda J. Gaylor, RD
ISBN 1416025685  Publisher: Saunders; 3 edition (December 14, 2011)
$88.11    Paperback
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This convenient, money-saving package is a must-have for students training for a career in dental assisting. It includes The Administrative Dental Assistant textbook and workbook. For further information on each individual product, please click on the link provided below.

 
 


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Clinical Primer: A Pocket Guide for Dental Assistants by Melanie Mitchell CDA (DANB)
ISBN 1931017069  Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (August 1, 2006)
$39.95   120 pages Spiral bound
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This handy pocket reference and interactive CD-ROM will help you learn and retain important information you need as a dental assistant, and it is all in one place. The "Pocket Guide" format allows you to have a complete and handy resource during clinical dental assistant practice. You can quickly and effortlessly review tray setups, dental materials, dental charting, cement mixing, assembling the XCP instrument, and film placements.

The hands-on Pocket Guide plus interactive CD-ROM facilitate learning and can be used as a reference or for review. Interactive exercises, procedure videos, a database of dental materials, and Internet links will make your career as a dental assistant easier.
 


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Complete Review of Dental Assisting by Emily Andujo, RDH, BS, MS
ISBN: 0130883506  Publisher: Prentice Hall, June 2003
$44.92  224 pages Softcover plus CD-ROM
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This book can be used as a study companion for students preparing for the Dental Assisting National Boards or for on-the-job training, a basic refresher, or assessing knowledge levels in dental assisting.

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Cottone's Practical Infection Control in Dentistry
by John A Molinari PhD and Jennifer A Harte DDS, MS
ISBN: 0781765323  Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (January 1, 2009)
$49.95  400 pages  126 illustrations Paperback This book is also listed in the Dental Hygiene and Clinical Dentistry & Treatment Planning sections.
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Now in its Third Edition, this book is a primary, comprehensive infection control text for students in the dental professions. Using the latest scientific and clinical evidence and current infection control guidelines, the book presents easy-to-follow protocols as components of a basic infection control routine. This Third Edition has been thoroughly updated and contains more photographs and tables. A glossary of terminology and acronyms appears at the beginning of each chapter


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Delmar's Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach
by Donna Phinney and Judy Helen Halstead
ISBN: 1401834809  Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning; 4 edition (May 31, 2012)
$131.54 (Price may vary)  1088 pages Hardcover
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Book Description:
Welcome to the Fourth Edition of an established, widely utilized, and reliable resource in dental assisting! As a dental assistant, you will be expected to take on an increasing number of clinical and administrative responsibilities to stay competitive. DENTAL ASSISTING: A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH delivers inclusive coverage of the basic and advanced clinical skills you need to master. This complete learning system includes the most current information on leading dental practices/procedures, equipment, and patient safety standards, as well as, incorporates animation, video, step-by-step photo illustrations, real-life case studies, and dynamic review materials. Quite simply, this best-seller is a trusted resource for any dental assistant preparing for a successful career in the field..

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Workbook for Phinney/Halstead's Dental Assisting: A Comprehensive Approach, 4th
by Karen Waide
ISBN: 1111542996  Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning; 4 edition (August 15, 2012)
$54.22  784 pages Paperback Workbook

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The workbook is designed to help the user retain key chapter content. Included within this resource are chapter objective questions, key term definition queries, multiple choice, fill in the blank, true or false problems and ciritical thinking exercises.


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Delmar's Dental Assisting Exam Review by Melissa Thibodeaux
ISBN: 0827390718  Publisher: Thomson Learning, Aug. 1999
$55.23   213 pages Other Format
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Questions and answers, with comments. Covers charting, infection, x-rays, anatomy, dental materials, lab procedures, restoration, surgery, pediatric dentistry.

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Delmar's Dental Assisting CD-ROM 5-Laboratory Impression Materials and Techniques by Delmar Learning
ISBN: 0766810372  Publisher: Delmar Learning, Oct. 1999
$225.53
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Description:
Video 5: Laboratory Impression, Materials and Techniques covers taking an alginate impression, pouring an alginate impression, trimming diagnostic casts/study models, taking a bite registration, constructing selfcured and vacuum-formed acrylic resin custom trays. Good for preparing for DANB.


 

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Delmar's Dental Assisting Video 3-Infection Control Techniques by Delmar
ISBN: 0766810356  Publisher: Delmar Learning, Oct. 1999
$225.53
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Video Three: Infection Control Techniques covers the assistant's personal protective equipment, handwashing, preparing the dental treatment room, completing treatment, final treatment room cleaning and disinfecting, treatment of contaminated tray and instruments in sterilization center.


Skills for Chairside Dental Assisting

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Delmar's Handbook of Essential Skills and Procedures for Chairside Dental Assisting
by Donna J. Phinney, Judy H. Halstead
ISBN: 0766834573  Publisher: Delmar Learning, Sept. 2001
$42.39   304 pages Paperback
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Book Description:
This concise and user-friendly handbook provides essential information on the core clinical skills and procedures dental assistants need to know. It is organized and presented to be useful either for on-the-job training, for classroom use, for lab-based teaching programs or as a refresher course. Outstanding illustrations will appeal to the visually-oriented learner.

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Skills for Chairside Dental Assisting

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Dental Anatomy Coloring Book
By Saunders
ISBN: 1416047891  Publisher: Saunders; 1 edition (September 14, 2007)
$19.57   368 pages Paperback

Book Description:
DENTAL ANATOMY COLORING BOOK helps you learn different structures and tests your knowledge of anatomy in a unique coloring book format. Numbered leader lines clearly identify the structures to be colored and correspond to a numbered list appearing below the illustration and make it easy to see the dental anatomy. You can also create your own "color code" by coloring in the boxed number that appears on the illustration and using the same color to fill in the corresponding numbered box on the list below.

 

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  Dental Assistant: 775 Questions And Answers (Book With Disk For Windows) by Emily Andujo

Due to very poor reviews that we have seen, America's Dental Bookstore doesn't recommend this book, and so we are not listing it. There are several other books that will give you much better help in preparing for dental assisting examinations.


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Dental Assisting Test Preparation (Brady/Prentice Hall Test Prep Series)
by Carol Giaquinto, Roberta Albano
ISBN: 0835949443  Publisher: Prentice Hall, Jan. 1996
$49.28   179 pages
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This is a review text that covers a range of topics from chairside assisting to dental office management. It is designed to help you prepare for your dental assisting tests.

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Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 4e
by Linda Bartolomucci Boyd, CDA, RDA, BA
ISBN: 1437723853  Publisher: Saunders; 4 edition (March 23, 2011)
$37.37  736 pages Softcover
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Confidently recognize and manage more than 300 dental instruments with this portable, visually detailed resource. Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 4th Edition, pairs thorough descriptions with high-quality photographs and illustrations in a convenient, pocket-sized format to help you quickly and accurately identify dental tools. A unique flashcard-style presentation helps you assess your understanding, and the book's spiral-bound design gives you fast, efficient access to key information -- making Dental Instruments ideal for both studying and on-the-job reference.

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Dental Instruments, 3rd Edition - A Pocket Guide
by Linda Bartolomucci Boyd, CDA, RDA, BA
ISBN: 1416046194  Publisher: Saunders; 3 edition (March 20, 2008)
$27.46  704 pages Spiral bound
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Confidently recognize and manage dental instruments with this innovative, visually detailed resource. Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide pairs thorough descriptions of more than 300 instruments with high-quality photographs and illustrations for accurate, efficient identification. The book’s unique flashcard-style format helps you review instruments and gauge your knowledge, while its spiral-bound design gives you fast, easy access to procedural support, making this convenient guide ideal for both studying and on-the-job reference.

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Dental Instruments - Text and E-Book Package, 3rd Edition - A Pocket Guide
by Linda Bartolomucci Boyd, CDA, RDA, BA
ISBN: 1437703089  Publisher: Saunders; 3 edition (August 28, 2008)
$59.95  688 pages Spiral bound
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This money-saving package is a must-have for students! It includes Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 3rd edition and an electronic version of the textbook that allows students to search, highlight information, take notes, share notes and more. This package makes it simple for students to make the most of their study time and get more use out of their textbooks!


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Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide to Identification
by Melanie Mitchell
ISBN: 1931017042  Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (November 1, 2004)
$39.95  400 pages CD ROM included
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This flash card book plus interactive CD-ROM is ideal for students and practicing dental assistants and hygienists, or anyone wanting a quick way to learn or review dental instruments. Concise units organized by function and procedure cover instruments used in all areas of dentistry, and make it easy for readers to quickly learn instrument names, functions, and tray set-ups.

A bonus CD-ROM includes 200 images, interactive puzzles and tray set-up exercises, review questions, a final exam, and a printable "report" function to review progress. The hands-on flash card book plus the interactive CD-ROM facilitates multiple learning styles and can be used in classroom settings or for independent study.


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Dental Materials: Properties and Manipulation, 10e
by Robert Craig, PhD
ISBN: 0323078362  Publisher: Mosby; 10 edition (February 23, 2012)
$65.06   248 pages, 200 Illus, Softcover
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Focusing on the dental materials most commonly used, Dental Materials: Properties and Manipulation, 10th Edition covers the tasks that dental assistants and dental hygienists typically perform. It shows the most current materials, how to mix and apply them in a clinical setting, and how to educate patients about them. Now in full color, this edition adds more photographs of materials actually being mixed, used, and applied, and includes detailed coverage of ceramics, metals, and implant and impression materials. Written by well-known experts on restorative dentistry and materials, John Powers and John Wataha, Dental Materials is a trusted text that keeps you on top of the rapidly developing field of dental materials.

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Dental Office Management
by Cindy Lamkin
ISBN: 113328311X  Publisher: Cengage Learning; 2 edition (January 21, 2014)
$62.74 Paperback, 496 pages

Book Description:
Make a good first impression! The first dental professional a patient encounters is generally the front office staff. This interaction is key to promoting the practice and making the patient comfortable. DENTAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT 2E hones professionalism and improves efficiencies in managing the business aspects of dentistry. The various tasks associated with front office dental management are addressed in six sections:the business of dentistry, practice communications, clinical records management, business and financial records management, employment opportunities, and practice management software. Well-rounded and up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends, Dental Office Management is the only resource needed to achieve success in the dental office.


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Dental Office Management
by Ellen Roberta Dietz
ISBN 0766807312  Publisher: Delmar Learning, July 1999
$83.37
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This comprehensive text takes readers through the various tasks associated with the 21st century dental front office. It is divided into five sections - the business of dentistry, practice communications, clinical records management, business and financial records management, and employment opportunities. Each section is organized to present learning objectives, key terms, and key concepts. To help master the concepts, the end of each chapter presents role-plays and problem-solving activities and Skills Mastery Assessment Post-tests.

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ISBN: 1133019714   Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning; 3 edition (March 16, 2012)
$74.22  Softcover 384 pages
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Proper use of dental terminology is essential for dental assistants. This book of common dental terms is easy to learn from because it is so well-organized and concise. It also contains "sound like" pronunciations for over 1,300 terms used in dental practice. Terms are grouped by specialty, and are supported by review questions, and an appendix on word elements. A 60-minute audiotape provides actual pronunciations to help learners master the vocabulary. Good for exam preparation.


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Elements of Dental Materials: For Dental Hygienists and Dental Assistants
by Ralph W. Phillips, B. Keith Moore, PhD, Katharine A. Phillips
ISBN 0721642985  Publisher: W.B. Saunders Co., 1994
$7.81  (Price may vary) Softcover 328 pages  This book is also listed under dental hygiene and dental materials.
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Book Description:
This classic reference by Phillips and Moore has now been revised, expanded, and updated to reflect changes in the way dentistry is practiced, as well as the dramatic recent advances in dental materials. Included in this book is information about castable ceramics, computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD-CAM) of ceramic restorations, implant materials, the various types of implants, inelastic and elastomeric impression materials, direct filling restorative resins, dental cements - and much more!

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Essentials of Dental Assisting (3rd Edition)
by Debbie S. Robinson, Doni L. Bird, Debbie L. Robinson
ISBN: 0721688632  Publisher: W B Saunders Co., Jan. 2001
$11.65 (Price may vary)  576 pages Paperback
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This book is designed and written to meet the needs of shorter dental assisting programs and on-the-job training. It has now been revised and updated for this third edition. It is a practical text that helps students easily grasp the essential information for practice. Tables, boxes and step-by-step procedures highlight key content. New student learning aids include highlighted key terms, chapter goals, and questions at the end of each chapter. Also an excellent reference tool for staff taking continuing education courses and studying for state and national boards.

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Essentials of Dental Assisting - Workbook , 4th Edition
By Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS and Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDH, MA
ISBN:
1416040412  Publisher: Saunders; 4 edition (February 22, 2007)
$28.95  320 pages Paperback
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Offered for the first time, the Workbook includes review exercises for all chapters, individual competency skills sheets, plus 42 flashcards as a bonus study tool!

 


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Essentials of Dental Assisting - Text and Workbook Package, 4th Edition
By Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS and Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDH, MA
ISBN: 1416042008  Publisher: Saunders; 4 edition (February 27, 2007)
$86.95  535 pages Paperback
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This convenient, money-saving package is a must-have for students training for a career in dental assisting. It includes the Essentials of Dental Assisting textbook and Workbook. For further information on each individual product, please click on the link provided below.

 


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Essentials of Dental Assisting - Text, Workbook and Dental Instruments Package, 4th Edition
By Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS and Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDH, MA
ISBN: 1416059784  Publisher: Saunders; 4 edition (April 2, 2008)
$122.00  307 pages Paperback
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This valuable money-saving package includes: Essentials of Dental Assisting, 4e, Workbook for Essentials of Dental Assisting, 4e, and Boyd: Dental Instruments 3e.

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Essentials of Dental Caries: the Disease and Its Management
by E A M Kidd & S Joyston-Bechal
ISBN 0198529783  Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA; 3 edition (June 30, 2005)
$85.00 (Price may vary)

Book Description:
Dental caries is a process which may take place on any tooth surface in the oral cavity where dental plaque is allowed to develop over a period of time. The new edition of this popular, clinically relevant book provides the biological background required by dentistry students in order to take the science of cariology to the chairside in the management of patients. It describes the cause of caries and its progression in enamel and dentine. Methods of prevention including plaque control, use of fluoride and dietary control are described. The indications for operative management are covered, as well as how to teach patients their essential role in caries control.
Illustrated in full colour and written in an accessible style, this book will appeal to dental students as well as dental nurses, dental health educators, hygienists, and therapists. It will also be of use to scientists working in the field of clinical cariology and to qualified dentists who wish to update their knowledge.

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Essentials of Dental Radiography (9th Edition)
by Orlen N. Johnson and Evelyn Thomson
ISBN: 0138019398  Publisher: Prentice Hall; 9 edition (February 13, 2011)
$69.31  456 pages Paperback
This book is also in the dental hygiene and radiology sections

Book Description:
Revised and updated to include the latest trends in research and clinical methods, the seventh edition of Essentials of Dental Radiography for Dental Assistants and Hygienists presents a clearly written treatment of one of the most important techniques used in dental diagnosis. Providing a balance of both essential fundamental theories and the day-to-day clinical procedures practiced in the office, it is an in-depth introduction to dental radiography.

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Four-Handed Dentistry: A Handbook of Clinical Application and Ergonomic Concepts
by Betty Ladley Finkbeiner
ISBN: 0130304131  Publisher: Prentice Hall, Jan. 2001
$28.40  56 pages Paperback
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How-to manual for dental assistants and dentists. Extensively illustrated in halftone, this text can be used for dental assisting courses and as a reference for dental practitioners. It emphasizes efficiency in delivering dental care and shows how a dentist working with a dental assistant can increase productivity by at least thirty-three percent.

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Handbook of Clinical Dental Assisting
by Gregory M. Shuster DDS, Gregory J. Wetterhus DDS, Phyllis Dryden CDA
ISBN 0721645364  Publisher: WB Saunders, Jan. 1999
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This handbook gives step-by-step instructions for a full range of dental assisting tasks. Well-illustrated with clear, concise discussions, and well-organized. The result is a straightforward, easy-to-follow source of instruction in performing essential skills.

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Imaging in Esthetic Dentistry by Cary E. Goldstein, Ronald E. Goldstein, David A. Garber
ISBN: 0867152389  Publisher: Quintessence, Jan. 1998
$78.00 Hardcover 188 pages 205 illus.  This book is also listed with Cosmetic Dentistry texts.
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Would you like to help your patients visualize the results of the treatment you propose? Would you like to improve patient understanding and acceptance of treatment plans? This book will help you either bring computer imaging into your practice or make better use of the system you have. Computer imaging will not only enhance you communication, it will improve your esthetic diagnosis and treatment planning. Additionally, imaging is an effective tool for communicating with specialists and dental laboratory technicians. More and more esthetic dentists are finding computer imaging to be an indispensable part of their practices. Packed full of examples and step-by-step techniques and tips, this book is the practice-enhancement choice for the whole dental team.

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Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, 5e
by Chris H. Miller BA MS PhD, Charles John Palenik MS PhD MBA
ISBN: 0323082572   Publisher: Mosby; 5 edition (February 22, 2013)
$55.61 Paperback, 344 pages

Book Description:
Emphasizing patient safety and infection prevention in the dental office, Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, 5th Edition, covers everything from basic concepts in microbiology to protocols for clinical asepsis. Clear, step-by-step instructions make it easy for you to perform safety procedures and use the supplies and equipment needed to prevent the spread of infectious disease. New to this edition are full-color photographs and four new chapters on emerging topics. Written by oral biology and infection control expert Chris Miller, this resource is a must read for every member of the dental team.


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Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team
by Chris H. Miller, Charles John Palenik (Contributor), Chris H. Miller Ph. D.
ISBN: 081515688X  Publisher: Mosby-Year Book, July 1998
$0.15 (Price may vary)  362 pages Hardcover
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This comprehensive text teaches basic concepts, specific step-by-step procedures and the current regulatory mandates in three areas of emphasis: infection control procedures, the management of hazardous materials, and regulatory requirements. It also updates office safety procedures for dentists, dental hygienists, and assistants.

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Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team 4th Edition
By Chris H. Miller, PhD and Charles John Palenik, MS
ISBN: 0323056318  Publisher: Mosby; 4 edition (February 23, 2009)
$41.78  384 pages Paperback
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Maintain safety and infection control in the dental office with Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, Fourth Edition. This practical and comprehensive resource covers the basic concepts of infectious disease and infection control, including step-by-step descriptions of specific procedures and supplies and equipment needed for disease prevention. The Fourth Edition features new chapters on the latest topics impacting office safety and the most current regulatory recommendations for protection of dental patients and dental workers. No matter what your role on the dental team, this text will help you implement infection control in everyday practice.

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Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team - Text & E-Book Package, 4th Edition
By Chris H. Miller, PhD and Charles John Palenik, MS
ISBN: 0323066437  Publisher: Mosby; 4 edition (March 13, 2009)
$75.95   Paperback
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This money-saving package is a must-have for students! It includes Infection Control and Management of Hazardous Materials for the Dental Team, 4th edition and an electronic version of the textbook that allows students to search, highlight information, take notes, share notes and more. This package makes it simple for students to make the most of their study time and get more use out of their textbooks!

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Modern Dental Assisting, 11e
by Doni L. Bird CDA RDA RDH MA, Debbie S. Robinson CDA MS
ISBN: 1455774510  Publisher: Saunders; 11 edition (April 9, 2014)
$111.15 Hardcover, 1216 pages

Book Description:
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.


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Mosby's Comprehensive Review of Dental Assisting
by B L Finkbeiner & C S Johnson
ISBN 0815133030  Publisher: Mosby-Year Book, Feb. 1997
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This book is designed as a review tool and study guide to help dental assisting students prepare for the Dental Assisting National Board Exams. Content is organized in an outline format to provide essential information at a glance. An introductory chapter provides information on the DANBE, how to use the book, how to study for board exams and test-taking tips. A mock examination simulating the DANBE with 460 questions appears at the end of the book. All the answers to the mock exam are provided so that students can evaluate their knowledge and identify areas where further review is needed.

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Mosby's Comprehensive Dental Assisting: A Clinical Approach—Study Guide
by Patt Finkbeiner, Claudia S. Johnson, Betty Ladley Finkbeiner
ISBN: 0815132034  Publisher: Mosby-Year Book, Jan 1995
$4.72 (Price may vary) 212 pages Paperback Workbook
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Mosby's Dental Dictionary (2nd Ed) by Penny Rudolph (Editor), Thomas Zwemer, Mary Emmons
ISBN 032304963X  Publisher CV Mosby, Oct. 2007
$35.94  816 pages, more than 300 full color illus, Softcover
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Book Description:
This contemporary, comprehensive dictionary of over 800 pages includes definitions for more than 10,000 terms related to all areas of dentistry; basic, clinical, and behavioral sciences; office management, and commonly used medical terms. The accompanying CD-ROM provides a searchable database and audio pronunciations.

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Mosby's Dental Dictionary - Text and E-Book Package (Paperback)
by
Mosby
ISBN 0323058434  Publisher: Mosby; 2 edition (October 12, 2007)
$74.95   Paperback
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Nutrition for a Healthy Mouth
by Rebecca Sroda RDH, MS
ISBN: 0781798256  Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; Second Edition edition (March 1, 2009)
$57.95 Paperback 384 pages  56 illustrations
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Written specifically for dental hygiene and dental assisting students and practitioners, this text provides a solid foundation in basic nutrition and diet information, emphasizes the relationship of nutrition and diet to oral health, and provides information on nutrition and dietary patient counseling. This Second Edition includes new Food for Thought boxes that facilitate application of chapter topics to the real-life setting. The Special Nutritional Needs chapter has been expanded to include new material on patients with cancer, patients with HIV, homeless patients, and substance abusers.


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Pearson's Comprehensive Dental Assisting by Lori Tyler
ISBN 0131744194  Publisher: Prentice Hall; 1 Har/Cdr edition (August 8, 2008)
$96.80  916 pages Hardcover
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A comprehensive dental assisting textbook that addresses the various topics necessary for teaching dental assisting concepts to prepare students for certification exams and career success. In addition to providing clear and comprehensive information, the book offers special features that provide students additional information related to professionalism, cultural considerations, patient education, and legal aspects. Web references and internet activities are provided to further student understanding of the material presented. Pearson’s Comprehensive Dental Assisting is all about ensuring that you will be a successful student and dental assistant. To help ensure this success, a focus is placed on learning both technical and people skills. This comprehensive textbook presents a step-by-step, competency based approach that covers all the facets of the dental assisting profession. People skills are covered throughout the text as various areas related to cultural and lifespan considerations are discussed. This text was developed and organized with both the needs of the instructor and student in mind. Attention was paid to ensure that the information flowed smoothly and that the topics were presented simply for students to be able to grasp the concepts.

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Permar's Oral Embryology and Microscopic Anatomy
by Rudy C Melfi DDS, PhD and Keith E Alley DDS, PhD
ISBN: 0683306448 
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 10 edition (April 15, 2000)
$48.94   332 pages  277 illustrations Paperback
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Now in its Tenth Edition, Permar's Oral Embryology and Microscopic Anatomy continues to provide comprehensive, yet concise coverage of embryology and histology for dental hygiene and dental assisting professions. It can also be used as an introductory text for dental students. This 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 over 40 additional illustrations, including four-color micrographs. High-quality images of microscopic embryonic development and oral anatomy help students identify histologic structures. A new chapter regarding salivary glands includes information about remineralization, demineralization, fluoride, bacterial diseases, and HIV. Clinical aspects of oral tissue are covered to help readers expand their knowledge from basic to clinical sciences and apply fundamental principles. Suggested readings help readers find additional resources.


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Practice Management for the Dental Team (7th Edition)
by Betty Ladley Finkbeiner, Charles Allan Finkbeiner
ISBN 0323065368  Publisher: Mosby; 7 edition (March 26, 2010)
$64.63

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Learn the business skills you need to run a dental office! Not only is Practice Management for the Dental Team the most comprehensive dental practice management book on the market, it is also the only one that includes EagleSoft software exercises for a realistic office experience. This unique text provides step-by-step instructions for performing essential dental office skills, from managing patients to running the business. It covers all aspects of law and ethics, technology, communications, and business office systems. Spiral binding makes the book easy to use!


 


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Primary Preventative Dentistry (8th Revised edition) by Dr. Norman O. Harris and Dr. Franklin Garcia-Godoy
ISBN: 0132845709  Publisher: Pearson Educacion; 8th Revised edition edition (February 1, 2012)
$87.31 528 pages Hardcover

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Organized for consistency, coherence, and readability, this fully updated text covers all areas of prevention in dental care. PRIMARY PREVENTIVE DENTISTRY, 8/e first describes dental diseases and conditions, helping students clearly understand the processes that can be prevented through the use of preventive modalities or ideas. Next, it presents detailed strategies to prevent these diseases and conditions. Throughout, specific target populations are defined and described based upon scientifically valid preventive strategies aimed at their needs. This edition improves student understanding with more photos, illustrations, diagrams, and tables; highlights "fun facts" about the topic; adds a new chapter on the important influence culture plays in preventive dental care; and is supported by many new web-based review questions and case studies for each chapter.


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Radiographic Imaging for Dental Auxiliaries
by D A Miles, M L van Dis, C W Jensen & A B Ferretti
ISBN 072168016x  Publisher W B Saunders, 1999
$65.95  334 pages Softcover
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This latest edition of this popular text systematically presents the theory and practice of contemporary dental radiography including new digital techniques. It is organized to parallel the structure of most courses, introducing technique, procedures, film processing, film characteristics, and the basics of radiation physics. It also includes a discussion of the interpretation of radiographic images.

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Radiographic Imaging for the Dental Team, 4th Edition (Paperback)
By Dale A. Miles, DDS, MS, FRCD, Margot L. Van Dis, DDS, MS, Gail F. Williamson, RDH, MS and Catherine W. Jensen, RDH, MHE
ISBN 1416060049  Publisher: Saunders; 4 edition (October 20, 2008)
$65.95  352 pages Paperback
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Fully revised and up to date, the 4th edition of this trusted, all-in-one work-text helps you effectively acquire, process, and review dental radiographs and ensure successful patient outcomes. Learn and apply essential imaging techniques with ease while staying up-to-date on the latest technology and the most current practices in dental radiography. Concise, easy-to-read chapters detail the complete spectrum of radiographic imaging, supported by valuable review material to help you solidify your understanding of key concepts and prepare for professional success!

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Radiographic Imaging for the Dental Team - Text and E-Book Package (Paperback)
By Dale A. Miles, DDS, MS, FRCD, Margot L. Van Dis, DDS, MS, Gail F. Williamson, RDH, MS and Catherine W. Jensen, RDH, MHE
ISBN 1416064648  Publisher: Saunders; 4 edition (December 22, 2008)
$98.95  329 pages Paperback
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This money-saving package is a must-have for students! It includes Radiographic Imaging for the Dental Team, 4th edition and an electronic version of the textbook that allows students to search, highlight information, take notes, share notes and more. This package makes it simple for students to make the most of their study time and get more use out of their textbooks!

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Radiography and Radiology for Dental Care Professionals, 2nd Edition
By Eric Whaites, MSc, BDS(Hons), FDSRCS(Edin), FDSRCS(Eng), FRCR, DDRRCR
ISBN 0702030406  Publisher: Churchill Livingstone; 2nd edition (December 2, 2008)
$37.95  288 pages Paperback
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The second edition of this successful textbook offers support for learners and continues to provide a significant reference text suitable for all Dental Care Professionals. Offering a clear, easy-to-follow, comprehensive account of all aspects of dental radiography essential to this group of professionals, this book is an important resource that renders it essential reading, particularly for those undertaking examinations in Dental Radiography.

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Radiology for Dental Auxiliaries, 9e
by Herbert H. Frommer
ISBN: 0323005209  Publisher: Mosby; 9 edition (March 15, 2010)
$66.97 (Price may vary) 552 pages 

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A complete guide to radiology principles and techniques, Radiology for the Dental Professional, 9th Edition helps you develop imaging skills through practical application. Detailed step-by-step procedures demonstrate proper techniques; photos and illustrations improve comprehension and readability. Written by Herbert H. Frommer, DDS, and Jeanine J. Stabulas, RDH, BS, MPH, this book will help you interpret radiographs, and troubleshoot and prevent common errors. For students, it's an ideal introduction to radiology; for dental hygiene/assisting professionals, it's a great review!

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Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting (Paperback)
By Mosby
ISBN 0323052843  Publisher: Mosby (April 9, 2008)
$44.05  280 pages Paperback
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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. Plus, an accompanying CD lets you generate unlimited practice exams with randomized questions from the book, as well as test your knowledge of state-specific expanded function requirements.

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Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - Text and E-Book Package (Paperback)
By Mosby
ISBN 0323065996  Publisher: Mosby; 1 Pap/Pas/ edition (August 22, 2008) (April 9, 2008)
$73.95   Paperback
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Safety Standards and Infection Control for Dental Assistants
by Ellen Roberta Dietz, R. R. Runnells
ISBN: 0766826597  Publisher: Delmar Learning
$74.95  352 pages Paperback
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Sweeping changes in infection control standards and procedures have had a significant impact on dentistry in the past decade. Because dental assistants are more likely to assume responsibility for this area of dental practice, it is necessary that students enrolled in dental assisting programs receive stringent training and education in infection control and environmental health. Infection Control for Dental Assistants prepares students to meet the requirements of the national Infection Control Examination (ICE) as set forth by the Dental Assisting National Board (DANB).

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Levison's Textbook for Dental Nurses by H Levison
ISBN 1405175575  Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell; 10 edition (September 23, 2008)
$44.99 (Price may vary)  440 pages Softcover

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Levison's Textbook for Dental Nurses is a must have for all students studying for their dental nurse qualification. Whilst retaining the core information on dental nursing which has made this book a deserved classic, this 10th Edition has been substantially revised to reflect recent changes to many areas of the syllabus and also to the format of the examination. Chapters have been added on brand new areas of study, namely communication skills and dental nurse registration, regulation and responsibilities. This latest edition fully reflects recent and substantial developments in the dental nursing profession including mandatory registration, new legislation, the New General Dental Services contract, and the subsequent increased pressure for continuing professional development.

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Modern Dental Assisting (10th Edition) by D Bird, D S Robinson
ISBN 9781416042457  Publisher: Saunders; 10 edition (April 14, 2011)
$80.81  1216 pages Hardcover
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Prepare for a successful career as a dental assistant! Modern Dental Assisting is the leading text in dental assisting -- the most trusted, the most comprehensive, and the most current. Using an easy-to-understand approach, this resource offers a complete foundation in the basic and advanced clinical skills you must master to achieve clinical competency. It describes dental assisting procedures with photographs and clear, step-by-step instructions. Along with the textbook, this complete learning package includes a companion Evolve website replete with learning exercises and games and a DVD with video clips of dental assisting procedures plus animations and review questions. Written by Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson, two well-known and well-respected dental assisting educators, this edition is also available as a Pageburst e-book.

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Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting (9th Edition)
Text and E-Book Package
ISBN: 1437703062   Publisher: WB Saunders Co, Jan 2009
$134.00
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Student Workbook for Modern Dental Assisting, 10e
ISBN: 143772728X  Publisher: Saunders; 10 edition (April 7, 2011)
$39.93   608 pages Softcover
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Easy to understand and simple to use, Student Workbook for Modern Dental Assisting, 10th Edition, provides the best review and practice available in workbook form for mastering core dental assisting skills. Doni Bird and Debbie Robinson offer chapter-by-chapter practice questions and exercises, competency skill sheets, flashcards, procedure reviews, and case studies to help you master the content in your textbook. It's essential in helping you master the skills you need for clinical success.

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Modern Dental Assisting - Textbook and Workbook Package, 10e By Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDH, MA and Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS
ISBN: 1437727344  Publisher: Saunders; 10 edition (April 18, 2011)
$115.09   1781 pages Hardcover
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Modern Dental Assisting - Text, Workbook, and Boyd: Dental Instruments, 4e Package, 10e
Complete Training Program
ISBN: 1437727336   Publisher: Saunders; 10 edition (April 19, 2011)
Contains textbook with DVD and CD, workbook, and the Flashcard Dental Instruments book
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Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting with Dental Instruments Package, 9th Edition
ISBN: 1416049231  Publisher: Saunders; 9 edition (April 16, 2008)
$117.00   1109 pages Hardcover
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This package contains the Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting, 9th edition text and the third edition of Boyd Dental Instruments. The Bird and the Boyd work together to offer you reliable, state-of-the-art guidance to help you excel in dental assisting!

 



 

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Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting -Text, Workbook and Dental Instruments Package, 9th Edition By Doni L. Bird, CDA, RDH, MA, Debbie S. Robinson, CDA, MS and Linda Bartolomucci Boyd, CDA, RDA, BA
ISBN: 141604924X  Publisher: Saunders; 9 edition (April 17, 2008)
$128.18   1109 pages Hardcover
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This package contains the Torres and Ehrlich Modern Dental Assisting, 9th edition text and workbook, and the third edition of Boyd Dental Instruments. Together, this innovative system of learning resources offers you reliable, state-of-the-art guidance to help you excel in dental assisting!
 


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Using Dental Materials by Eleanor Vanable CDA, RDH, EdD; and Laurence A. Lopresti, DMD
ISBN: 0838515762  Publisher: Prentice Hall, Aug. 2003
$61.00  352 pages Paperback
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Dental assistants work with dental materials constantly and need to be thoroughly familiar with them. Organized and described through the perspective of actual treatment, this text provides the beginning student with a foundation for understanding the choice of various materials, their care and manipulation. It offers a conceptual approach, rather than a great amount of detail, and assumes no prior understanding of, or familiarity with, technical terms.

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