The quick resource designed and written to meet the needs of shorter dental assisting programs, now revised and updated in its third edition. It is a practical text so students can easily grasp the information essential for practice. Tables, boxes and step-by-step procedures highlight key content. New student learning aids include highlighted key terms, chapter goals, and questions at the end of each chapter. Also an excellent reference tool for on-the-job training, staff taking continuing education courses and studying for state and national boards.