Dental Instruments: A Pocket Guide, 4th Edition

Dental Instruments a pocket guide 4By

  • Linda Bartolomucci Boyd, CDA, RDA, BA, Program Coordinator Registered Dental Assisting Program, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA

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.

New to This Edition

  • All-new photographs of enamel cutting instruments provide both full views and close-ups to help you better distinguish among similar-looking instruments.
  • Additional “in-use” images throughout the text and new video clips on the companion Evolve website highlight the appropriate instruments for use in specific procedures.
  • Extensive updates familiarize you with the function and characteristics of new instruments, including the latest:
    • Local anesthetic syringes and components
    • Evacuation devices
    • Dental handpieces
    • Composite restorative instruments
    • Dental radiography equipment

Key Features

  • UNIQUE! Flashcard format makes it easy to assess your knowledge of dental instruments and their uses.
  • More than 500 high-quality photographs and illustrations enhance your ability to quickly and accurately identify dental instruments.
  • Convenient pocket-sized, spiral-bound design helps you easily access key information at a glance.
  • Clear, consistent organization helps you master basic instruments before introducing more complicated tools.
  • Practice Notes and Sterilization boxes help you ensure compliance with common practice standards and state regulations.
  • Study tools on Evolve enhance your familiarity with dental instruments through assessment quizzes, interactive exercises, and new video clips.


Note: Only Dental member can download this ebook. Learn more here!

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