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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.

  • UNIQUE! Patterson Dental EagleSoft practice management content includes screen shots and original exercises that equip you with valuable realistic practice experience.
  • Comprehensive coverage on the business of managing a dental practice provides vital information to ensure the success of any dental practice.
  • Key terminology defined in the chapter’s glossary and called out in boldface color within chapter discussions helps you understand dental practice and clinical dentistry terminology essential to the success of any team member.
  • Learning Activities and Practice Notes encourage you to apply the content to realistic office situations and convey important tips and advice.
  • Learning outcomes at the beginning of each chapter frame the content and serve as checkpoints for comprehension and study.
  • Summary tables and boxes provide easy-to-read summaries of text discussions that support visual learners and serve as useful review and study tools.
  • Expert author Betty Ladley Finkbeiner imparts knowledge and advice from her years of experience and wide reach in practice and education.
  • Bibliographical citations direct you to targeted sources of information where additional dental-related information can be located.
  • Appendixes provide supplemental information for quick and handy office reference.
  • Ancillary content supplements the core text presentations, providing opportunities for practice and study.
  • NEW and UPDATED! Electronic health record (EHR) content addresses the changes in technology related to the paperless dental office, telecommunications, appointment management, and financial systems to help you become compliant with EHR federal mandates.
  • NEW! Practice quizzes for each chapter on the Evolve website help you test comprehension and prepare for classroom and board exams.
  • NEW! Artwork focuses on new equipment and technology, specifically the paperless dental office.

Learn to confidently recognize and manage more than 300 dental instruments with Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 5th Edition. A unique flashcard-style format pairs descriptions with high-quality photographs and illustrations. A pocket-sized, spiral-bound format makes for quick reference. This edition also features content a new chapter on patient monitoring equipment and new content on facebow equipment, dental imaging devices, nitrous oxide equipment, and more to support expanded duties in dental assisting. With its portable and highly visual nature, Dental Instruments is ideal for both studying and for chairside reference.

  • More than 450 high-quality photographs and illustrations include both full and close-up views to enhance your ability to quickly and accurately identify dental instruments.
  • UNIQUE! Flashcard format makes it easy to assess your knowledge of dental instruments.
  • Practice Notes and Sterilization boxes help you ensure compliance with common practice standards and state regulations.
  • Well-organized format includes a text description of each instrument along with its name, functions, and characteristics. Chapters move from basic instruments into those used within specialty areas of dentistry.
  • Pocket-sized, spiral-bound design provides easy, at-a-glance access to key information.
  • NEW! Chapter on Patient Monitoring Equipment covers electrocardiography, capnography, and more.
  • NEW! Artwork features images of the latest equipment models along with a significant increase in the number of "in-use" photos.
  • UPDATED! New content on facebow transfers, dental imaging devices, nitrous oxide equipment, and more.