Uniquely focused, comprehensive, and extensively illustrated, this review of sit-down, fourhanded dentistry is an ideal how-to manual for the entire dental health team. This book can be used as a brief supplement for dental assisting courses as well as a professional reference for dental practitioners. The emphasis throughout is on the implementation of efficient procedures for a productive, stress-free clinical environment that will improve productivity and reduce strain. This handbook begins with an overview of the principles of four-handed dentistry and motion economy, treatment room design, types of delivery systems, and basic equipment selection. It then details the basic techniques used to promote ergonomic concepts during routine dental treatment, such as seating, instrument transfer, and oral evacuation. FEATURES Written by a recognized professional who studies four-handed dentistry under the original researchers and who has taught dental assistants, dental students, practicing dentists an hygienists for three decades. Unique focus on four-handed dentistry demonstrates how a dentist working with a skilled dental assistant can increase productivity by at least 33%. Includes step-by-step procedure boxes for each concept and extensive "how-to" pictures to help readers review techniques and visualize procedures. Emphasizes ergonomic clinical practice, from the selection and placement of equipment to executing safe, efficient instrument exchange and oral evacuation techniques. Helps readers evaluate existing equipment for ergonomic function.Finkbeiner, Betty Ladley is the author of 'Four-Handed Dentistry A Handbook of Clinical Application and Ergonomic Concepts' with ISBN 9780130304131 and ISBN 0130304131.