An intrinsic stain that varies in color, from light yellow to black to green to magenta, caused by blood & pulp tissues seeping into the dentine tubules - is known as?
non-vital tooth stain
An abrasive used to remove stains from enamel. Relatively coarse & should be followed by fine polishing agent- is known as?
flour of pumice
what is the smallest salivary gland thats located on the floor of the mouth?
Soft, bulky, cottage cheese like mass of food debris & bacterial growth that collects in grooves & spaces on the teeth, gingival & appliances- is known as?
The space between the tooth & the free gingival ( in healthy mouths, this is 1-3mm deep) - is known as?
The triangle space in the gingival direction that is made when 2 adjoining teeth are contacting- is known as
Small, raised projection covering the dorsel side of the tongue- is known as?
Very fine polishing agent used on enamel & metallic restorations- is known as?
mild abrasive used in some prophylactic pastes- is known as?
chalk (aka whitening)
What is a microbe found in the water line?
which gland empties saliva into the mouth through the stensons duct?
walnut shaped gland, located inside of the manibular posterior area?
gland that empties in the mouth through whartons duct
what does ANTIMICROBIAL mean?
What is demineralization?
where minerals, calcium & phosphates are lost from the enamel
what saliva duct is located on the mandibular anterior teeth- lingual surface?
which stain cannot be removed from polishing?
used for cleaning & polishing tooth surfaces, this material is highly effective & does not abrade tooth enamel
what removes plaque & gives luster to the tooth surface?
Federal Standard made effective in 1992, that requires health care workers to follow protocol to reduce the spread of HIV & hepatitis B
bloodbourne pathogen standard
Associated with poor oral hygiene & is dull yellow to brown in color. This stain is also associated with plaque, found on buccal of maxillary molars & lingual of mandibular incisors
yellow & brown stain
This stain is the result of coal tar combustion in cigarettes & pigments from chewing tobacco penetrating pits & fissures on the enamel & dentin surfaces. Light brown to black in color.
The optimal level of flouride that prevents caries with out mottling the teeth- is?
which abrasive is used to polish gold restoration, exposed dentin, tooth colored restoration & enamel?
What is the most used & recommended brushing method?
modified bass method
most serious type of latex allergy that can result in death?
The loss of some enamel due to acid attack is?
an environment free of pathegons is known as?
What is direct supervision?
When the DR. needs to be on-site while the D.A. performs duties ordered by the DR.
What is general supervision?
When the D.A. is able to perform duties ordered by the DR. while the DR. is off-site
What stain varies in color from light to dark green or a yellowing green & is found most frequently in children. It is found on the facial surface of the maxillary anterior teeth at the cervical 3rd & contains chromogenic bacteria & fungi?
Which stain forms a thin black to dark brown line slightly above the gingival margin. Found primarily in women & often is when there is excellent oral hygiene?
black line stain
This paste is very popular & is when flouride is added to comercially prepared prophylaxis paste to replace the flouride lost in the enamel?
flouride prophylaxis pastes
This highly contagious disease of the resperatory system can be spread to others by airborne particles released while coughing, from saliva contact & if cross contamination occurs during dental treatment
Tiny, simple single celled plants that contain no chlorophyll
In coronal polish, the cup should 1st adapt to what part of the tooth?
the cervical 3rd
what are the causes of periodontel disease?
poor oral hygiene resulting in heavy calculus & plaque build-up that was left untreated