ADA Chairside Instructor: A Visual Guide to Case Presentations

The American Dental Association (ADA) has just revised its best-selling “Chairside Instructor” to include 49 new photos and illustrations. An effective tool for dentists to educate their patients or for auxiliaries-in-training, this publication covers a wide range of prevention and treatment topics including oral hygiene, anatomy, x-rays; gum disease, tooth  decay; dental crowns and bridges, dentures, root canals,  orthodontics and cosmetic dental procedures. The “Chairside Instructor” is now laminated to help dental staff keep it clean, the new horizontal format makes it easy to share with patients, and the easy-to-use tabs help to quickly locate topics.

The “Chairside Instructor” is available as a 44-page laminated book (W013 English, W014 Spanish) or the digital edition (W013D English, W014D Spanish), $59.95 for ADA members and $89.95 retail price.

The “Chairside Instructor” is now also available as an App for iOS. Dentists can even draw a picture, add a comment, email it to a patient and save it for future use. The App can be used on up to six Apple devices; in English only. Order the App at and then complete the download on iTunes. The App is $99.00 for ADA members and $149.00 retail price.

To order any “Chairside Instructor” products, call (800) 947-4746 or visit

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About the American Dental Association
The not-for-profit ADA is the nation’s largest dental association, representing 157,000 dentist members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public’s health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA’s state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer dental care products. The monthly The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA) is the ADA’s flagship publication and the best-read scientific journal in dentistry. For more information about the ADA, visit For more information on oral health, including prevention, care and treatment of dental disease, visit the ADA’s consumer website