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ISBN-10 0136069339ISBN-13 9780136069331
ISBN-10 0131744194ISBN-13 9780131744196
Author(s): Lori Tyler,
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Copyright year: © 2009 Pages: 992

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.