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Bender, Deborah E.; Maier, Margaret; & Stern, Irwin (2005). Spanish for Dental Health Professionals: A Step by Step Handbook. Albuquerque, N.M.: University of New Mexico Press.


This handbook and accompanying CD have been designed to help dentists, dental hygienists, and other dental personnel communicate with Spanish-speaking patients. Intended for novice learners as well as those who need to polish their rusty high school Spanish, Paso a Paso can be used in emergency situations or as a source of phrases to make routine visits more comfortable for patients--or anywhere between those extremes.
The book includes aspects of Latino culture vital for any dental professional as well as key dental health phrases and useful grammar. Paso a Paso focuses on learning, practicing, and speaking both standard and colloquial Spanish for an office setting.

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Bender, Deborah E.
Maier, Margaret
Stern, Irwin