Practice Management for the Dental Team - E-Book by Charles Allan Finkbeiner, BS, MSPractice Management for the Dental Team - E-Book by Charles Allan Finkbeiner, BS, MS

Practice Management for the Dental Team - E-Book

byCharles Allan Finkbeiner, BS, MS, Betty Ladley Finkbeiner, Betty Ladley Finkbeiner, CDA Emeritus, BS, MS

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Learn the business skills you need to run a dental office! Not only isPractice Management for the Dental Teamthe most comprehensive dental practice management book on the market, it is also the only one that includes EagleSoft software exercises for a realistic office experience. This unique text provides step-by-step instructions for performing essential dental office skills, from managing patients to running the business. It covers all aspects of law and ethics, technology, communications, and business office systems. Spiral binding makes the book easy to use!

  • All aspects of the business of managing a dental practiceare covered, focusing on the functions generally performed by the administrative assistant but including information useful to dental assistants, dental hygienists, and other members of the dental team.
  • A Patterson Dental EagleSoft CD-ROM(included with the workbook) provides you with valuable realistic practice experience with this widely used software program.
  • Expert author Betty Ladley Finkbeineris a leading authority in dental assisting education with many years of experience and many publications to her credit.
  • Key termsare bolded and defined at the end of each chapter, putting new vocabulary at your fingertips.
  • Summary tables and boxesmake it easy to find key information.
  • Practice Noteboxeshighlight and summarize important concepts.
  • Chapter outlines and objectivesintroduce material and serve as checkpoints for reference or study.
  • End-of-chapter learning activitiesinclude review questions and suggested activities for better comprehension of the material.
  • Useful appendixesprovide easy-to-find resources including a review of grammar to promote proper business communication, common medical abbreviations, and a listing of dental terminology.
  • A NEW two-column formatmakes the book more compact and easier to read.
  • A new focus on paperless technology and updated illustrations and photos of traditional paperworkkeep you up to date with current practices.
  • Expanded coverage of information securityincludes the latest on keeping communications secure within the office environment.
  • Updated coverage of financial proceduresincludes information on electronic banking, record keeping, and tax forms.
  • Evolve resourcesfor students include online access to EagleSoft practice exercises that use actual screen shots to illustrate proper procedures and potential pitfalls, along with updates to content, working forms and templates, and crossword puzzles for vocabulary review.
  • A workbookprovides exercises using the practice management software, plus summaries of textbook content, learning objectives, practice questions and answers, critical thinking exercises, and Internet assignments. Sold separately.

Details & Specs

Title:Practice Management for the Dental Team - E-BookFormat:OtherDimensions:400 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:December 27, 2013Publisher:Elsevier Health SciencesLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0323291090

ISBN - 13:9780323291095

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Extra Content

Table of Contents

Part I: Dentistry as a Business

  1. The Business of Dentistry
  2. Dental Team Management
  3. Patient Management
  4. Legal and Ethical Issues in the Dental Business Office
  5. Technology in the Business Office
  6. Office Design and Equipment Placement

Part II: Communication Management

  1. Working with Dental Office Documents
  2. Storage of Business Records
  3. Written Communication
  4. Telecommunications

Part III: Business Office Systems

  1. Appointment Management Systems
  2. Recall Systems
  3. Inventory Systems and Supply Ordering
  4. Dental Insurance
  5. Bookkeeping Systems: Accounts Receivable
  6. Other Financial Systems
  7. Infection Control Systems

Part IV: The Dental Assistant in the Workplace

  1. Planning and Managing Your Career Path

Appendix A





Appendix B Numbers

Appendix C Prefixes and Suffixes

Appendix D Abbreviations

Appendix E Dental Terminology