The Chairside Instructor, 12th Edition


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Please Note: This book releases in August 2019. Online orders charge your credit card upon checkout. If you wish to order and have your credit card charged upon release, please call customer service 800-669-3337 or e-mail [email protected]

The Chairside Instructor is an invaluable tool in educating patients and staff alike. With more than 220 images across 50 topic areas, this resource can be used to explain conditions to patients or illustrate a treatment plan. It can also be used to help teach dental hygiene or dental assisting students to identify signs and symptoms and discuss treatment options with patients. This revised twelfth edition features 50 new images and updated content to reflect the latest in patient education.

Beginning with a review of oral anatomy, The Chairside Instructor goes on to cover prevention and diagnosis, gum disease, decay and restorations, tooth replacement options, cosmetic options, and more. When searching for a clear, concise explanation of a treatment or condition, reach for The Chairside Instructor.

Laminated for durability and easy clean up, and spiral bound with tabs for easy browsing, this best-selling resource covers a wide range of topics, including:

  • Plaque and its effects
  • Sealants
  • Stages of gum disease
  • Periodontal surgery
  • Gum recession
  • Tooth decay
  • Crown preparation and placement
  • Root canal therapy
  • Tooth replacement options
  • Mouth and throat cancer
  • Orthodontic treatment
  • Veneers
  • Temporomandibular disorders (TMD)


  • More than 220 clinical images and illustrations
  • 50 new images, including: periodontal disease, tooth decay, inlays and onlays, cavities, placing an implant, clear aligners, veneers and more
  • New topics include fluoride, dry mouth, wisdom teeth removal, sleep apnea, children’s airways and dental emergencies
  • Laminated pages for wipe clean care
  • Tabs to help you quickly locate topics



Page count: 66

Binding: Spiral binding

ISBN: 978-1-68447-162-1

Copyright year: 2021

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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