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  1. Intrinsic staining is caused by
  2. What are the Factors that influence rate of abrasion
  3. What Equipment is needed for polishing
  4. Patient instructions
  5. what are the 2 methods of removing plaque & stain
  1. a 1) Educate patients about the cause of stains

    2) Most patients are self conscious about stains on their teeth & appreciate any tips you can give them as to how they can keep their teeth as white as possible

    3) When stains are intrinsic, the dentist may want you to discuss possible cosmetic dental care options to satisfy their desire fro attractive and stain free teeth
  2. b 1) Suction
    2) Floss (taking the grit out)
    3) Handpiece
    4) Rubber cup
    5) Polishing paste
    6) Gauze
  3. c Air power polishing:-
    * Uses specially designed handpiece with a nozzle that delivers pressure steam of warm water and sodium carbonate

    Rubber cup polishing:-
    * Most common technique stain removal
  4. d 1) Exposure to medication (tetracycline)

    2) Excessive fluoride ingestion

    3) Other causes during tooth development
  5. e * The more agent used the greater the degree of abrasion

    * The lighter the pressure the less abrasion

    * The slower the rotation of the cup, the less abrasion

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. 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
  2. * Used to remove stain & to polish natural teeth. prosthetics appliances, restorations & casting
  3. * Rotated slowly & carefully
    by a prophy angle attached to the slow handpiece
  4. * A technique used to remove plaque & stains from the coronal surfaces of the teeth

    * A dental handpiece, a rubber cup & an abrasive agent are used
  5. * An internal discolouration - incorporated into the enamel

    * These stains cannot be removed by scaling or polishing

5 True/False Questions

  1. Name the Rotary equipment used for polishing1) Polishing cups:-
    2) Prophylaxis angle:-


  2. What are the 2 Types of stains* 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


  3. How would you clean dental instruments during treatment1) Start on the upper buccal then upper palatal

    2) Then lower buccal then lingual

    * Flavours influence production of saliva
    * Use a thin layer on the teeth


  4. Describe Polishing cups:-* Used to remove stain & to polish natural teeth. prosthetics appliances, restorations & casting


  5. What are the different textures of abrasives:-1) Extrinsic
    2) Intrinsic


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