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POHS Final (Turtzo's extrinsic stain removal and polishing agents self study homework)
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What amount of pressure should be applied when removing stain with the polishing up?
light, consistent, just enough to flare the cup slightly
Which of the following types of polishing cups decreases operator fatigue?
All of the following are factors that affect the level of abrasion EXCEPT for one. What is that exception?
Temperature of the polishing agent
(my own question) What are the factors that affect the level of abrasion?
speed of application
size of the particle
amount of pressure applied while polishing
As the speed of the handpiece increases, what is the effect on the tooth?
structure is removed
True or false: The medical history needs to be consulted prior to polishing
True or false: Certian medical conditions put the patient at risk for the dvelopment of a bactermia
The primary purpose of polishing teeth is to remove what?
All of the following can result from applying heavy pressure with the polishing cup EXCEPT one, what is it?
removal of calculus
(my own question) What can result from applying heavy pressure with the polishing cup?
During the polishing procedure, all of the following should be implemented to reduce operator aerosol contamination EXCEPT what?
retract with a mirror
During the polishing procedure, what should be implenmnted to reduce operator aerosol contamination?
wear protective eye wear
wear a mask
use a saliva ejector
True or false: Coronal polishing is a cosmetic procedure designed to remove extrinsic stain
True or false: A therapeutic procedure is a dental procedure used to maintain health or treat a disease to restore health
What WOULD NOT BE CONSIDERED extrinsic staining that could be polished off?
(my own question) What would be considered extrinsic staining that could be polished off?
What WOULD NOT be a contraindication for coronol polishing?
improve aesthetic appearance of tooth surfaces
What are contraindications for coronal polishing?
newly erupted teeth
areas of demineralization
When performing a coronal polishing procedure, do you need to have dry teeth?
When performing a coronal polishing procedure, should you maintain a slow speed?
When performing a coronal polishing procedure, should you have light pressure?
When performing a coronal polishing procedure, should you use coarse abrasives first, then finer abrasives?
When performing a coronal polishing procedure, should the client wear eye protection?
When polishing restorative materials, can diamond particles be used on composites?
When polishing restorative materials, can aluminum oxide be used on composits?
When polishing restorative materials, can tin oxide be used on composites?
When polishing restorative materials, can garnet be used on composites?
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