Over 4,500 definitions covering all the important terms and concepts used in dentistry today. Entries are written in clear and concise English without the use of unnecessary dental or medical jargon, and many entries are supplemented by detailed line drawings.
The book is divided into two halves. The first is a dictionary offering concise definitions of common words, terms, names & phrases spanning each of the key topic areas such as: cross-infection, endodontics, anatomy and physiology, pathology, radiography and materials. The second half is a handy reference with sections on common abbreviations, charting, career paths, professional bodies, training, further reading and web resources.