Student Workbook for The Administrative Dental Assistant - Revised Reprint,
Edition 5
By Linda J. Gaylor, RDA, BPA, MEd

Publication Date: 22 Feb 2022

Enhance your learning with a wealth of interactive exercises for practice, reinforcement, and recall! An indispensable companion to the textbook, the Student Workbook for The Administrative Dental Assistant, 5th Edition combines the key objectives and content of the book with challenging exercises — putting the information you need into a practical context. Separated by chapter for easy correlation to the text, the workbook contains chapter summaries; learning objectives; short-answer, matching, multiple-choice and/or fill-in-the-blank questions; case scenarios followed by critical thinking questions, new Computer Application Exercises; and fun puzzles to reinforce key terminology. The newly updated version of Dentrix Learning Edition practice management software, available for download on Evolve, is combined with original exercises in the workbook help you learn to navigate it, and new content includes dental office technology, communication and social media, and more.

Key Features

  • Correlation with the textbook enables students to follow along at every step to ensure their comprehension before moving forward.
  • The newly updated version of Dentrix Learning Edition practice management software available for download on Evolve offers students practice using one of the most widely used programs in dental offices nationwide.
  • Original practice management exercises developed by the text author work in conjunction with the Dentrix Learning Edition software to help students experience what it is like to work with dental practice management software.
  • Review questions, exercises, and puzzles reinforce learning and offer students a myriad of opportunities for self-assessment.

New Features

  • NEW and EXPANDED! New content reflects additions to the main text and focuses on technology in the dental office, HIPAA, communication and social media, patient recall and retention, coding, and cross-medical billing.
  • NEW! Images throughout, with a focus on updates in technology.
  • NEW! Computer application exercises assess student comprehension.
  • UPDATED! Revised artwork throughout the workbook.
About the author
By Linda J. Gaylor, RDA, BPA, MEd, Retired Coordinator, Curriculum and Instruction San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools Regional Occupational Program, Career Training, and Support Services San Bernardino, California
Table of Contents

PART I: Introduction to the Dental Profession
1. Orientation to the Dental Profession
2. Dental Basics

PART II: Communication Skills: Principles and Practices
3. Communication Skills and Tools
4. Written Correspondence and Electronic Communication
5. Patient Relations
6. Dental Healthcare Team Communications

PART III: Managing Dental Office Systems
7. Computerized Dental Practice
8. Patient Clinical Records
9. Information Management and Security
10. Dental Patient Scheduling
11. Continuing Care Program (Recall or Re-care Systems)
12. Inventory Management
13. Office Equipment

PART IV: Managing Dental Office Finances
14. Financial Arrangement and Collection Procedures
15. Dental Insurance Processing
16. Bookkeeping Procedures: Accounts Payable
17. Bookkeeping Procedures: Accounts Receivable

PART V: Managing Your Career
18. Employment Strategies

Appendix: Patient Paperwork

Book details
ISBN: 9780323875752
Page Count: 200
Illustrations : Approx. 125 illustrations
Retail Price : £31.99