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5 Matching questions

  1. What are the 2 Types of stains
  2. Intrinsic staining is caused by
  3. Extrinsic staining
  4. Abrasive polishing pastes
  5. Why is it important to floss after polishing
  1. a 1) To remove any abrasive agent or debris that may be lodged in the contact area

    2) A floss threader can be used to pass the floss under any fixed bridgework to gain access to the abutment teeth
  2. b 1) Exposure to medication (tetracycline)

    2) Excessive fluoride ingestion

    3) Other causes during tooth development
  3. c 1) Extrinsic
    2) Intrinsic
  4. d * Occurs on the external (top) of the teeth and may be removed by scaling &/ or polishing
  5. e * Used to remove stain & to polish natural teeth. prosthetics appliances, restorations & casting

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. * Soft webbed

    * Used to clean & polish the smooth surfaces of the teeth

    * Attaches to the reusable prophy angle by either a snap on or Screw on attachment
  2. * Rotated slowly & carefully
    by a prophy angle attached to the slow handpiece
  3. 1) The teeth should be glossy & reflect light from the mirror uniformly

    2) There should be no evidence of trauma to the gingival margins or any other soft tissues in the mouth
  4. 1) Commonly called prophy angle,

    2) Attaches to the to the slow hand piece

    3) Reusable prophy angle:- must be properly cleaned and sterilised after each use

    4) Disposable angle:- is discarded after a single use
  5. * Fluoride is better accepted into the enamel

    * Smooth tooth surfaces are easier for the patient to keep clean (no plaque & calculus present)

    * Formation of new deposits is slowed

    * Patients appreciate the smooth feling and clean appearance

5 True/False questions

  1. Bristle brushes are made from* Used to remove stain & to polish natural teeth. prosthetics appliances, restorations & casting

          

  2. Patient preparation for polishing1) Check the patients medical history for any contraindications

    2) Drape the patient with waterproof bib

    3) Ask patient to remove any dental prosthetic appliance he or she may be wearing

    4) Provide the patient with protective eye wear
    explain the procedure to the patient & answer any questions

          

  3. What Equipment is needed for polishing* Fluoride is better accepted into the enamel

    * Smooth tooth surfaces are easier for the patient to keep clean (no plaque & calculus present)

    * Formation of new deposits is slowed

    * Patients appreciate the smooth feling and clean appearance

          

  4. How would you clean dental instruments during treatmentUse a tissue or gauze to avoid injury to youself

          

  5. Extrinsic staining is caused bySubstances such as:-
    * Tobacco
    * Coffee
    * Tea
    * Red wine
    * Certain drugs
    * Chromogenic bacteria

          

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