This comprehensive resource is the perfect customized dictionary for the dental professional and student. With nearly 13,000 terms relevant to the dental professions, this is the essential quick reference! Features include the following: A-to-Z listing that makes it easy to find a definition; over 500 images and illustrations - most in full color; special full-color Oral Conditions and Disorders insert; eye-catching icons to help identify terms with accompanying images, common medical prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms; and, representation of all dental professionals including dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting. Market-focused appendices include: tooth numbering systems; dental imaging errors; guidelines for infection control in dental health care settings; weights & measures; medical prefixes, suffixes, and combining forms; common medical and dental abbreviations; common abbreviations used in medication orders; laboratory reference range values; professional organizations; and, Bonus - free CD-ROM that includes all of the terms of the print edition in a searchable, easy-to-use electronic format, plus audio pronunciations for nearly 8,500 terms. It also includes all of the images from the dictionary! Stedman's means The Best Defined Words in Medicine - from the most trusted name in medical word resources.