Description : This comprehensive book takes readers through the various tasks associated with front office dental procedures, preparing them for the office of the 21st century. Five-sections-the business of dentistry, practice communications, clinical records management, business and financial records management, and employment opportunities-are supported by learning objectives, key terms, and key concepts. Skill building for Success Student Activities (role-plays and problem-solving activities) and Skills Mastery Assessment Post-tests are provided at the end of each chapter (Dental Assisting, Dental Assist., office management)
Description : Make a good first impression! The first dental professional a patient encounters is generally the front office staff. This interaction is key to promoting the practice and making the patient comfortable. DENTAL OFFICE MANAGEMENT 2E hones professionalism and improves efficiencies in managing the business aspects of dentistry. The various tasks associated with front office dental management are addressed in six sections:the business of dentistry, practice communications, clinical records management, business and financial records management, employment opportunities, and practice management software. Well-rounded and up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends, Dental Office Management is the only resource needed to achieve success in the dental office. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : 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.
Description : This textbook prepares dental hygiene students and dental hygienists to handle the business and operational aspects of the dental office. The book teaches students how a dental office functions from an operational standpoint and how dental hygienists, as licensed professionals, fit into that operation. Major sections cover basics of dentistry and dental law, office management, applied communications, and employability skills. To accommodate a two-credit course, the text is concise and focuses on exercise-based learning. Each chapter includes workbook exercises, study questions, critical thinking activities, case studies, and RDH board practice questions, as well as selected references, Websites, and student activities.
Description : Practice management is one of the key elements in the career of a dentist. Most dentists own their own practices and even associateships carry with them the prospect of management, accounting and dealing with health insurance providers. Dental Practice Transition: A Practical Guide to Management helps readers navigate through options such as starting a practice, associateships, and buying an existing practice with helpful information on business systems, marketing, staffing, and money management. With topics applicable to both recently graduated as well as established professionals, Dental Practice Transition is a comprehensive exposition of practice management from a dentist's perspective.