With Dental Materials: Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists, 3rd Edition, you will learn the most current methods of placing - or assisting in the placement - of dental materials, and how to instruct patients in their maintenance.Easy-to-follow, step-by-step procedures show how to mix, use, and apply dental materials within the context of the patient's course of treatment. The multidisciplinary author team enhances this edition with new chapters on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances, with new clinical photos throughout. An Evolve website provides new chapter quizzes for classroom and board exam preparation!
Procedure boxes include step-by-step instructions for common tasks.
Procedural icons indicate specific guidelines or precautions that need to be followed for each procedure.
End-of-chapter review questions help you assess your retention of material, with answers provided in an appendix.
End-of-chapter case-based discussions provide a real-life application of material covered in the chapter.
Clinical tips and precautions emphasize important information, advice, and warnings on the use of materials.
Key terms are defined at the beginning of each chapter, bolded within the chapter, and defined in the glossary.
Objectives help you focus on the information to gain from each chapter.
Introductions provide an overview of what will be discussed in each chapter.
Summary tables and boxes make it easy to find and review key concepts and information.
Clinical Applications for Dental Assistants and Dental Hygienists
Table of Content
1. Introduction to Dental Materials 2. Oral Environment and Patient Considerations 3. Physical Properties of Dental Materials 4. General Handling and Safety 5. Principles of Bonding 6. Composites, Glass Ionomers, and Compomers 7. NEW! Preventive and Desensitizing Materials 8. NEW! Teeth Whitening Materials and Procedures 9. Dental Ceramics 10. Dental Amalgam 11. Casting Metals, Solders, and Wrought Metal Alloys 12. Dental Implants 13. Abrasion, Finishing, and Polishing 14. Dental Cement 15. Impression Materials 16. Gypsum Products 17. Polymers for Prosthetic Dentistry 18. Provisional Restorations 19. NEW! Preventive and Corrective Oral Appliances Appendix: Answers to Review Questions Glossary Index
By Carol Dixon Hatrick, CDA, RDA, RDH, MS, Lead Instructor, First Year Dental Hydiene, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA and W. Stephan Eakle, DDS, FADM, Professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA
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New to this Edition
on preventive and desensitizing materials, tooth whitening, and preventive and corrective oral appliances expand and reorganize this material to keep pace with dynamic areas.
NEW! Cutting-edge content reflects the latest advances in areas such as nano-glass ionomer cements, dental implants, and fluoride varnishes.
NEW! Clinical photographs throughout (more than 550 total) show dental materials being used and applied.
NEW online quizzes provide even more practice for test-taking confidence, and include rationales and page references for remediation.
An emphasis on application
shows how dental materials are used in day-to-day clinical practice.
Step-by-step procedure boxes list detailed equipment/supplies and instructions on how to perform more than 30 key procedures, with icons indicating specific guidelines or precautions.
Chapter review questions help you assess your understanding of the content and prepare for classroom and board examinations.
Clinical tips and precautions are provided in summary boxes, focusing on the Do's and Don'ts in clinical practice and patient care.
Case-based discussions include scenarios that apply dental materials content to daily practice, encourage critical thinking, and reinforce proper patient education.
An Evolve companion website offers practice quizzes, interactive exercises, competency skill worksheets, and vocabulary practice.