Ethics and Law for the Dental Team

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Author: Mark Brennan,Mark G. Brennan,Richard G. Oliver

Publisher: PasTest Ltd

ISBN: 9781904627418

Category: Dental ethics

Page: 145

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Helps dental professionals to develop their understanding of the ethical principles and professional guidelines essential in the practice of dentistry. This title covers the issues of inter alia consent, confidentiality, negligence, whistle-blowing and responsibilities to patients as well as to other members of the dental team and to society.

Practice Management for the Dental Team

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Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Charles Allan Finkbeiner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291090

Category: Medical

Page: 400

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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! All aspects of the business of managing a dental practice are covered, focusing on the functions generally performed by the administrative assistant but including information useful to dental assistants, dental hygienists, and other members of the dental team. A Patterson Dental EagleSoft CD-ROM (included with the workbook) provides you with valuable realistic practice experience with this widely used software program. Expert author Betty Ladley Finkbeiner is a leading authority in dental assisting education with many years of experience and many publications to her credit. Key terms are bolded and defined at the end of each chapter, putting new vocabulary at your fingertips. Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find key information. Practice Note boxes highlight and summarize important concepts. Chapter outlines and objectives introduce material and serve as checkpoints for reference or study. End-of-chapter learning activities include review questions and suggested activities for better comprehension of the material. Useful appendixes provide easy-to-find resources including a review of grammar to promote proper business communication, common medical abbreviations, and a listing of dental terminology. A NEW two-column format makes the book more compact and easier to read. A new focus on paperless technology and updated illustrations and photos of traditional paperwork keep you up to date with current practices. Expanded coverage of information security includes the latest on keeping communications secure within the office environment. Updated coverage of financial procedures includes information on electronic banking, record keeping, and tax forms. Evolve resources for students include online access to EagleSoft practice exercises that use actual screen shots to illustrate proper procedures and potential pitfalls, along with updates to content, working forms and templates, and crossword puzzles for vocabulary review. A workbook provides exercises using the practice management software, plus summaries of textbook content, learning objectives, practice questions and answers, critical thinking exercises, and Internet assignments. Sold separately.

Student Workbook for Practice Management for the Dental Team

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Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Charles Allan Finkbeiner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171478

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 7789

An indispensable companion to the textbook, Student Workbook for Practice Management for the Dental Team, 8th Edition, offers a wealth of interactive exercises for recall, reinforcement, and application. Separated by chapter for easy correlation to the text, the workbook contains chapter summaries and learning outcomes; hundreds of practice questions; critical thinking scenarios with questions; and practical, skills-based assignments. An included EagleSoft practice management CD-ROM and original exercises give students real-world practice managing all aspects of the dental office. Correlating chapters between the workbook and textbook allow you to follow along every step of the way to ensure comprehension.Case scenarios with questions help you apply the concepts you've learned to provide solutions to everyday office dilemmas.Hundreds of review questions include multiple-choice, short-answer, matching, true-false, and fill-in-the-blank items to help you practice for examinations.Chapter overviews recap chapter content and set the stage for workbook questions and exercises.Learning objectives in each workbook chapter serve as checkpoints for comprehension, skills mastery, and study tools in preparation for examinations.Trusted authorship from Betty Finkbeiner and a team of contributors lends years of experience as in practice and education, ensuring that you are learning the best information from the best experts. NEW! EagleSoft Version 17 practice management software and technical support from parent company Patterson Dental provide an easy-to-use simulated office environment.UNIQUE! Original practice exercises give you realistic experience working with the EagleSoft program to better prepare you for office life.NEW and UPDATED! Electronic health record (EHR) content addresses the changes in technology related to the paperless dental office to help you become compliant with 2014 EHR federal mandates.NEW! Artwork focuses on the office transition to paperless dentistry.NEW! Practice quizzes for each chapter on the Evolve website help you test comprehension and prepare for exams.

Student Workbook for Practice Management for the Dental Team

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Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Charles Allan Finkbeiner

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291104

Category: Medical

Page: 168

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Get more practice with essential dental office skills! Corresponding to the chapters in Practice Management for the Dental Team, 7th Edition, by Betty Ladley Finkbeiner, CDA Emeritus, BS, MS, and Charles Allan Finkbeiner, BS, MS, this workbook includes an EagleSoft practice management CD-ROM. Interactive exercises help you gain realistic office experience, from learning the technology to managing patient information to completing financial procedures. The workbook also includes summaries of textbook content, learning objectives, practice questions, critical thinking exercises, and online assignments. With these valuable resources, you'll learn to perform all dental office functions! The full EagleSoft practice management CD includes exercises for relevant chapters in the book, adding opportunities for realistic office experience. Practice questions, critical thinking exercises and Internet assignments help you prepare for your first job. Learning objectives and summaries of content from the textbook help you comprehend and retain key information.

Legal and Ethical Considerations for Dental Hygienists and Assistants

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Author: Judith A. Davison

Publisher: Mosby Incorporated

ISBN: N.A

Category: Law

Page: 378

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Dental hygienists and dental assistants need to be aware of current accepted legal processes related to such issues as infection control, insurance, malpractice, liability, and negligence. LEGAL AND ETHICAL CONSIDERATIONS FOR DENTAL HYGIENISTS AND ASSISTANTS provides them with strong theoretical and philosophical information concerning the legal, ethical, and management dilemmas that face the entire dental health team. Real-life examples with expert commentary and follow-up questions illustrate legal situations the dental hygienist or assistant may face.

Delmar's Handbook of Essential Skills and Procedures for Chairside Dental Assisting

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Author: Donna J. Phinney,Judy H. Halstead

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766834576

Category: Medical

Page: 423

View: 325

This resource provides essential information on the core clinical skills and procedures dental assistants need to know. Concise and user friendly, it presents a learning system appropriate for formal education settings, lab-based programs, on-the-job training and refresher courses. Outstanding illustrations make this text ideal for the visually oriented learner. (key words: dental assistant, dental assisting)

Practice Management for the Dental Team

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Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Charles Allan Finkbeiner

Publisher: Mosby Elsevier Health Science

ISBN: N.A

Category: Dental offices

Page: 588

View: 1667

This manual provides step-by-step instructions on performing secretarial and/or bookkeeping procedures in the dental office. Each chapter begins with teaching tools such as learning objectives, and ends with classroom exercises. Appendices cover letter styles, grammar, and dental terminology.

Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination - E-Book

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Author: Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323226310

Category: Medical

Page: 344

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Offering the most realistic NBDHE review and practice available, Mosby's Review Questions for the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination includes both a print book and companion website to prepare you for exam success. In the book, you’ll review with more than 1,250 Component A practice questions — with each answer including a rationale for both correct and incorrect answer options. Online, you can review the same questions plus an additional 420 case-based items related to Component B in 1) practice mode or 2) timed, exam-simulation mode with randomized tests that match the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE. From a team of dental hygiene experts including lead editor Barbara Bennett, this Q&A resource is an excellent supplement to any NBDHE content review book! More than 1,680 multiple-choice questions provide comprehensive practice spanning the entire NBDHE, with 1,250+ items relating to Component A — more than six times the number of questions on the actual exam! — and 420 case-based questions related to Component B. Rationales accompany each question, fully explaining why each answer choice is either correct or incorrect and thus serving as secondary content review. Distribution of questions matches each category on the NBDHE test specifications, ensuring that you have adequate practice for each content area. An Evolve companion website includes all 1,250+ questions from the book plus additional case studies with color images and accompanying questions, available either in practice mode with instant feedback or in exam-simulation format with results and feedback provided at the end of the exam. A test creator and timer on Evolve generates NBDHE-style tests that mimic the number and distribution of questions on the NBDHE and also provides realistic practice with time management during the exam. 16 detailed case studies on Evolve, each of which includes a patient medical/dental history, completed periodontal chart, oral radiographs, clinical photographs, and 20-35 multiple-choice questions for patients in the five main categories covered on the NBDHE (adult periodontitis, pediatric, geriatric, special needs, and medically compromised). References to text sources make it easy to review or find more information on specific topics.

Review Questions and Answers for Dental Assisting - E-Book

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Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Mosby

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323065988

Category: Medical

Page: 280

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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. This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included. Three simulated Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) practice exams are organized into CDA exam sections, with the same number of questions you can expect to see in each section – General Chairside, Infection Control, and Radiation Health and Safety. Photos and illustrations pictured with the exam questions provide a realistic exam simulation. Rationales for correct and incorrect answers help you assess your understanding and gauge your exam readiness. Web links to national organizations and relevant dental sites help you know where to look for additional information.

Dental Hygiene - E-Book

Theory and Practice

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Author: Michele Leonardi Darby,Margaret Walsh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 143770445X

Category: Medical

Page: 1296

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Comprehensive and up to date, Dental Hygiene, 3rd Edition offers complete coverage of today’s dental hygiene skills and theories -- all based on the Human Needs Model for better hygienist/patient communication. With a strong focus on clinical application, each section closely follows the critical thinking and clinical assessment approach that a hygienist must use in the classroom, clinic, and practice. Clinical competencies at the beginning of each chapter provide a clear, quick overview of exactly what you need to know, and procedure boxes with detailed steps and rationales ensure that you understand the reasoning behind each step in the competencies. In addition, new chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection keep you up to date with today’s major areas of research. Each section takes you from conceptual foundations of dental hygiene through patient assessment, treatment, and evaluation. Scenario boxes challenge you to integrate complex information as you assess, diagnose, plan care, and evaluate the outcome of care. Client Education Issues and Legal, Ethical and Safety Issues boxes inform you of the latest information in these important areas. Critical Thinking exercises provide opportunities for independent thought and problem solving. Tables and boxes build upon and simplify information from the text, making study and review quick and easy. Evolve website contains free online resources, including weblinks, self-assessment quizzes, and professional development worksheets for student review. A reorganized section for Individuals with Special Needs includes chapters on Cleft Palate, Physical Abuse, Blood Diseases, and Mental Illness, all reflecting evidence-based research now available in these areas. New chapters on caries risk assessment and the oral-systemic health connection -- hot topics in today’s dental sciences. New anesthesia guidelines keep you up to date with what's new in pain and anxiety control. Essential resources and websites are now included at the end of each chapter for easy reference. New illustrations provide a fresh, reader-friendly design. Self-assessment quizzes are available online, all case-based to follow the NBDH format. Free online access to the Legal and Ethical Decision Making chapter, including an 'asset center' to assist you with clinical skills.

Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - E-Book

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Author: James R. Hupp,Myron R. Tucker,Edward Ellis

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323226876

Category: Medical

Page: 718

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A comprehensive guide to oral surgery procedures, Contemporary Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 6th Edition enhances your skills in evaluation, diagnosis, and patient management. Full-color photographs and drawings show how to perform basic surgical techniques, and an overview of more advanced surgical procedures includes guidelines on when to refer patients to specialists and how to provide supportive postoperative care. This edition also includes the latest developments in dental implants, instrumentation, and current technology. Written by well-known OMS educators James R. Hupp, Myron R. Tucker, and Edward Ellis III, this book is a valuable reference for any dental office. Complex Exodontia chapter describes techniques for surgical tooth extraction, including the principles of flap design, development, management, and suturing, as well as open extraction of single- and multi-rooted teeth, multiple extractions, and concomitant alveoloplasty. Management of Medical Emergencies chapter helps you prepare for, prevent, and manage the most common emergencies that may occur in the dental office setting. Management of Facial Fractures chapter outlines the fundamental principles for evaluation and treatment of the patient with facial trauma. Infection Control chapter describes proper cleaning and sterilization of office environment, working surfaces, armamentarium, and personnel to help you prevent the injuries and illnesses that result from improper sterilizing and disinfecting. Convenient appendices offer quick access to resources such as current price lists for key instruments, office record tips, sample drug schedules, examples of prescriptions, and consent forms. UPDATED content on implants, new instruments, and the latest technology help you treat your patients more effectively. UPDATED Implant Treatment information is divided into two new chapters, one on basic concepts and techniques for clinical situations where adequate bone and soft tissue exists and implants can be placed into a well-healed area of bone, and another chapter on more complex concepts focusing on cases that require immediate implant placement and cases where bone and soft tissue augmentation may be required. UPDATED Facial Cosmetic Surgery chapter is organized by nonsurgical and surgical procedures, covering popular procedures such as dermal fillers, botox, facial resurfacing, browlift and forehead procedures, blepharoplasty, rhinoplasty, and rhytidectomy. UPDATED Medicolegal Considerations chapter reviews concepts of liability, risk management, methods of risk reduction, and actions that should be taken if a malpractice suit is filed against the dentist or a dentist’s employee. UPDATED Correction of Dentofacial Deformities chapter includes new information on conventional treatment planning, image prediction, and 3D virtual computerized surgical planning. UPDATED Surgical Reconstruction of Defects of the Jaws chapter includes new information on Bone Morphogenetic Proteins (BMPs).

Essentials of Dental Assisting - E-Book

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Author: Debbie S. Robinson,Doni L. Bird

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323291562

Category: Medical

Page: 520

View: 7076

Fully updated to include the latest procedures and trends, this practical resource focuses on the core clinical skills and knowledge you need to become a practicing dental assistant. The concise, full-color text has been specifically designed and written to help you easily grasp important DA information. And step-by-step procedures, application exercises, and a wealth of pedagogical aids ensure that you master all the necessary skills. Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on the core skills and procedures needed to become a practicing dental assistant. Approachable writing style ensures that you have a full understanding of text content. 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. Procedure icons clearly indicate what issues/things must be identified when performing various core procedures. Ethical implications are featured at the end of each chapter’s narrative to touch on important ethical considerations related to the chapter material. NEW! Content incorporates additional information on dynamic areas such as HIPAA laws and implications, dental imaging, dental materials, and caries prevention. NEW! Expanded and updated artwork focuses on newer products, materials, and equipment to remain current with technological advances in the modern dental office. Focus on Clinical Dental Assisting provides essential information on core skills and procedures students need to master to become practicing dental assistants. Approachable writing style ensures maximum student comprehension. 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. Procedure icons alert students to the various issues they must learn to identify when performing core procedures. Ethical implications are featured at the end of each chapter’s narrative to touch on the ethical considerations students need to be made aware of.

Practice Management for the Dental Team + Workbook

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Author: Betty Ladley Finkbeiner,Charles Allan Finkbeiner

Publisher: Mosby

ISBN: 9780323225830

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 1980

Learn the business skills you need to run a dental office "Practice Management for the Dental Team, " 8th Edition, is comprehensive one-stop resource for dental practice management and the only one that includes EagleSoft practice management software screen shots and exercises for a realistic office experience. This unique text provides practical information on a wide range of dental office skills, from managing patients to running the business. The 8th Edition covers changes in technology in the dental office, including the electronic health record (EHR); telecommunications; appointment scheduling and tracking, and dental office accounting and financial management.

Practice Management for Dental Hygienists

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Author: Esther K. Andrews

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780781753593

Category: Medical

Page: 369

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This textbook prepares dental hygiene students and dental hygienists to handle the business and operational aspects of the dental office. The book teaches students how a dental office functions from an operational standpoint and how dental hygienists, as licensed professionals, fit into that operation. Major sections cover basics of dentistry and dental law, office management, applied communications, and employability skills. To accommodate a two-credit course, the text is concise and focuses on exercise-based learning. Each chapter includes workbook exercises, study questions, critical thinking activities, case studies, and RDH board practice questions, as well as selected references, Websites, and student activities.

Law & Ethics for Medical Careers

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Author: Karen Judson,Sharon Hicks

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering

ISBN: 9780078289408

Category: Medical

Page: 332

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4 STAR DOODY'S REVIEW! "Anyone with a stake in healthcare, be it those delivering it or receiving it, would enjoy reading this book. It is informative and easy to read. The three authors bring years of experience and teaching in writing this textbook and are experts in their fields."--"Doody's Review Service"

Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians

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Author: Monica M. Tighe,Marg Brown

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323171397

Category: Medical

Page: 760

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Whether you’re a new vet tech student or reviewing for the certification exam, Mosby's Comprehensive Review for Veterinary Technicians, 4th Edition is the ideal review tool to help you master critical concepts and pass the VTNE. Now in full color, this edition features a user-friendly outline format that helps break down information visually. Coverage reinforces key concepts in basic and clinical sciences, clinical applications, patient management and nutrition, anesthesia and pharmacology, medical and surgical nursing, and critical care, plus new information on pain management. To ensure the most meaningful review, the Evolve site features a study mode that includes 500 review questions and an exam mode that offers a computer-based testing environment similar to what you will encounter when taking the VTNE. Comprehensive coverage includes all areas of veterinary technology, such as: basic and clinical sciences; clinical applications; patient management, nursing and nutrition; anesthesia and pharmacology; and professional practices and issues. Comprehensive review exam at the end of the text contains 350 questions that provide you with a solid review of the vet tech curriculum and the information you need to know to pass the VTNE. User-friendly outline format is conducive to classification and grouping of material, which helps you retain the content. Coverage of dogs, cats, large animals, birds, reptiles, and laboratory animals ensures you are prepared for all aspects of the national board examination. Summarized concepts and procedures are highlighted in boxes and tables to support visual learners. Student-friendly chapter format contains a chapter outline, learning outcomes, a glossary, and review questions. Appendix of veterinary technician resources include American, Canadian, and international vet tech associations; registration of technicians; and special internet sites of interest to veterinary technicians. NEW! Chapter on pain management and updated and expanded chapter discussions provide the information needed to pass the VTNE NEW! Companion Evolve website contains a practice exam that simulates the computer-based VTNE testing environment. NEW! Full-color format features vivid color photos to support comprehension and recognition of essential concepts including histology, hematology, diagnostic microbiology and mycology, virology, urinalysis, and parasitology.

Textbook of dental pharmacology and therapeutics

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Author: J. G. Walton,John W. Thompson,Robin A. Seymour

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192625069

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 279

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This book is specially written to satisfy the needs of the modern dental course in relation to basic and applied pharmacology. It will be invaluable to all dental students, both undergraduate and postgraduate. The new edition is completely revised and updated, and includes a number of new topics.