MODULE VI. GENERAL DENTAL PRACTICES

ASSIGNMENTS USING THE 4TH EDITION TEXTBOOK:

SECTION 1:

  • Read Chapter 17, “Introduction to the Dental Office and Basic Chairside Assisting” in “Dental Assisting, A Comprehensive Approach”, 4th Edition, Phinney & Halstead, 2013
  • Define related vocabulary terms from 4th edition list provided
  • Draw & describe on grid paper how you would design a dental office interior to make it a better functioning work area
  • Complete Case Study questions 1-3 on page 367
  • Complete Multiple Choice questions 1-10 on page 368
  • Complete Critical thinking questions on page 368

SECTION 2: (two chapters to do)

  • Read Chapter 18, “Basic Chairside Instruments & Tray Systems” in “Dental Assisting, A Comprehensive Approach”, 4th Edition, Phinney & Halstead, 2013 
  • Define related vocabulary terms from 4th edition list provided (includes both chapters)
  • Complete Case Study questions 1-3 on page 394
  • Complete Multiple Choice questions 1-10 on page 395
  • Complete Critical Thinking questions 1-4 on page 395
  • Read Chapter 19, “Instrument Transfer and Maintaining the Operative Field” in “Dental Assisting, A Comprehensive Approach”, 4th Edition, Phinney & Halstead, 2013 
  • Complete Case Study questions 1-3 on page 414
  • Complete Multiple Choice questions 1-10 on page 415
  • Complete Critical Thinking questions 1-3 on page 415

SECTION 3:

  • Read Chapter 20, “Anesthesia and Sedation” in “Dental Assisting, A Comprehensive Approach”, 4th Edition, Phinney & Halstead, 2013
  • Define related vocabulary terms from 4th edition list provided
  • Complete Multiple Choice questions 1-10 on pages 435-436
  • Complete Critical Thinking questions 1-4 on page 436

SECTION 4:

  • Read Chapter 33, “Dental Cements, Bases, Liners and Bonding Agents”, in “Dental Assisting, A Comprehensive Approach”, 4th Edition, Phinney & Halstead, 2013
  • Define related vocabulary terms from 4th edition list provided (includes both chapters)
  • Complete Multiple Choice questions 1-10 on page 830
  • Complete Critical Thinking questions 1-3 on page 831
  • Read Chapter 34, “Restorative Materials, Dental Dam, Matrix and Wedge” in “Dental Assisting, A Comprehensive Approach”, 4th Edition, Phinney & Halstead, 2013
  • Complete Multiple Choice questions 1-10 on page 871
  • Complete Critical Thinking questions 1-5 on page 871

SECTION 5:

  • Written Final Exam mailed out to preceptor when all homework is accounted for

Mrs. Pariso will be available Mondays & Fridays from 10:00 AM-3:00PM. Call at 607-739-3581 ext. 1328 with questions or use the following email address:  chickspariso@gstboces.org

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