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General Chairside, DANB
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Which classification of carious lesions form on the occlusal surfaces or the buccal and lingual grooves of posterior teeth?
Which is the more fixed attachment of the muscle that is toward the midline of the body?
Which teeth are non-succedaneous teeth?
Which is the most common artery used to check a patients pulse in the dental office?
What does this charting symbol indicate? ( Dark silver filling)
On a cephalometric analysis, the abbreviation Na stands for?
If the charting conditions indicate that there is a furcation involvement, a triangle containing the number that indicates the level of furcation would be placed?
at the apical area between two or more root branches.
What does this charting symbol indicate?
Which surgical procedure describes a hemisection?
Removal of the root and crown by cutting through each lenghtwise.
How should a properly positioned dental assistant be seated?
4-6 inches above the dentist
The correct position of the dental chair during dental procedures has the patient's mouth at the approximately which level of the seated operator?
What type of vision is involved when the mouth mirror is used to view the lingual side of the maxillary anterior teeth.
Which instrument is used to remove sublingual calculus?
Which classification of motion should the dentist and the dental assistant eliminate to increase productivity and decrease stress and body fatigue?
Which is an accurate statement regarding the placement of an oral evacuator tip?
The assistant should place the the HVE tip first, and then the operator should place the handpiece.
If a left handed operator is preparing tooth #14 for a crown where does the assistant place the bevel of the high-velocity evacuator?
parallel to the lingual surface of the tooth being prepared.
Which of the following statement is not a concept of a four-handed dentistry?
Use a wide winged patient chair back
Which type of handpiece can operate both forward and backward and can be used with a variety of attachments?
What is the purpose of the barbed broach?
remove the narcotic tissue
Which instrument would be used to remove debris or granulation tissue from a surgical site?
Which of the following statements is true regarding the use of a universal matrix band and retainer?
The matrix retainer placed on the buccal surface, and the wedge is placed from the lingual at the proximal surface involved.
A dental team is restoring an MOD preparation on tooth #4 with composite. Which item is not required to place this type of restoration?
An orthodontic positioner is designed to
retain the teeth in their desired position
Which of these instruments would be a choice when placing a gingival retraction chord?
Blunt end of a plastic instrument
From the photograph, what is the procedure for which this tray would be used?
Cementation of a cast restoration
Which of the following is not a postoperative instruction to control bleeding after a surgical procedure?
Rinse vigourously after 6 hours.
What is the endodontic test which the dentist applies pressure to the mucosa above the apex of the root and notes any sensitivity or swelling?
The process by which the living jawbone naturally grows around an implanted dental support is known as?
The treatment used as an attempt to save the pulp and encourage the formation of dentin at the site of the injury is?
The removal of the coronal portion of an exposed vital pulp is an?
The instrument used to adapt and condense guttapercha points into the canal during endodontic treatment is?
spreader or plugger
The surgical removal of diseased gingival tissues is called:
Which dentist has been granted a license in the specialty of dentistry that provides restoration and replacement of natural teeth and supporting structures.
How many points of periodontal pocket dept are charged on each tooth during a baseline charting procedure?
A periodontal pocket depth marker is similar in design to which other instruments?
Which is the surgical procedure in which bone is added, reshaped, and contoured?
When transferring an instrument using the single handed technique, toward whom or what would the dental assistant position the working end of the instrument?
Which of the following instruments would be used to transport a temporary restorative material to a cavity preparation?
Which orthodontic pliers are used in fitting bands for fixed or removable appliances
Which of the following rotary instruments would cut fastest and most efficiently?
In selecting a shade for a composite restoration, under which of the following conditions should the shade be selected?
Keep the tooth moist and select the shade before tooth preparation?
When cleaning and maintaining a dental handpiece, it is important to?
Always follow the manufacturer's directions thourougly
Which periodontal procedure is performed to remove defects and restore normal contours in the bone?
Which of the following is not a measurement used in constructing a complete denture?
Which is the preffered method used to hold and transfer bulky instrument such as the surgical forceps?
What type of sealants do not require mixing but instead cure when they are exposed to UV light?
When adjusting a crown after cementation the dentist most likely would use an
The procedure performed to remove subgingival calculus and to remove necrotic tissue from the periodontal pocket is referred to as?
Why would a dentist use an intraoral camera?
To gain better access to a difficult view
To minimize leakage what would the operator do to the rubber dam around each isolated tooth?
What are the attachments used for support or retention of a three-unit bidge called
Which portion of the bridge replaces the missing tooth?
Which describes why a composite restoration stays in a tooth?
Which describes the purposed of a sandpaper in a low-speed handpiece?
Polish and/ or finish a restoration
The surgical removal of the apex of an endodontically treated tooth is what procedure?
Which color high-intensity light is used to cure composite resins?
In relation to ergonomics, which class of motion involves the movement of fingers and wrist?
A patient who is said to be tongued tied would have what type of procedure?
The water to powder ratio generally used for an adult maxillary impression is ----- measures of water and-----scoops of powder?
In using a self-cure composite resin system , what will occur if the containers are cross contaminated?
It will cause the material to harden
Which statement is incorrect regarding tooth conditioner
The conditioning agent is flood onto the surface and rubbed vigorously
Which of the following materials would not be used to take a final impression for the creation of a prosthetic device?
A polyether is what type of impression material?
Which is not a use for glass ionomers?
A cooler less humid treatment room will result in ?
Increased treatment times for impression material
The dental assistant will mix the glass inomer to a ----or------ consistency for a core build-up
A posterior tooth with a deep preparation close to the pulp chamber may require a base that is designed to prepare pulpal defense by functioning as an?
IRM (intermediate restorative material) is used primarily for
A patient has a fractured amalgam on #29 DO. Time in the doctor's schedule does not permit placement of a permanent restoration. Which of the following statement is correct as to the type of dental cement and consistency that would be used in this clinical situation?
Temporary cement to a secondary consistency
A reproduction of an individual tooth on which a wax pattern may be constructed for a cast crown is an
When taking a face bow registration, which is the piece equipment on which the patient closes his or her mouth?
What is the purpose of a face-bow registration?
To measure the upper teeth as compared with the temperomandibular joint and to analyze the relationship of the maxillary arch tot he patient face
A broken removable denture prosthesis can be repaired?
In the office with cold cured acrylic
A removable denture prosthesis can be cleaned in the dental office by all of the methods listed except?
with routine phropylaxis intstruments and brushes in the patients mouth.
A patient is seen early in the morning . The record indicates she has diabetes. She mentions she had not yet had breakfast but took all of her medications before the appointment. As the appointment progresses, it is noted that she is perspiring, seems not able to focus on conversation, and is increasingly anxious. These symptoms are indication of?
Which of the following statements is not true as it relates to a patients respirations?
Respirations are normally higher in counts per minute than the pulse rate.
Why is a patient who is hyperventilating instructed to breath into his or her cupped hands?
to increase the carbon dioxide levels
What is the respiration pattern for a patient who is hyperventilating?
excessively short, rapid breathes
In an emergency the staff member should feel for the pulse of a conscious patient at which artery?
If a patient displays symptoms of hyperglycemia and is conscious, what is the first things you should ask the patient?
When did you last eat and take your insulin?
Which of the following are the recommended guidelines for cardiopulmonary resuscitation?
compressions, airway and breathing
Which of the following conditions is not a potential medical contraindication to nitrous oxide?
What substance is added to a local anesthetic agent to slow down the intake of the agent and increase the length of its effectiveness?
The type of anesthesia achieved by injecting the anesthetic solution directly into the tissue at the site of the dental procedure is known as?
General anesthesia is most safely administered in a:
Hospital or oral surgeons office
Which of the following refers to an allergenic response that could threaten the patients life?
How should the staff respond if a patient is having a grand mal seizure?
Clear away any hazards and call EMS
In which situation is nitroglycerin placed under the tongue of a patient?
The food groups into which my plate is mainly divided include fruits, vegetables, grains and?
What is the term used to describe the category of foods that contain sugars or other carbohydrates that can be metabolized by bacteria in plaque
Essential organic substances that are needed to release energy from carbohydrates, fats, and proteins are?
Dry mouth is also known as ?
Which is more prominent in older adults who have experienced gingival recession?
Which factor would not contribute to xerostomia in a patient?
Which of the following would not be suggested as an intervention for the prevention of dental caries?
A caries risk assesment test is used to determine the ?
number of mutans streptococci and lactobacilli present in the saliva
Which is an accepted method of caries intervention?
Chewing sugarless gum
A dietary food analysis includes a diary of everything a patient consumes for
Which is statement is true regarding Myplate?
Myplate includes a version for vegetarian diets.
Options in the patient periodontal record indicating a status of bulbous, flattened, punched out, and or cratered describe which aspect of the gingiva?
When transferring patient records from the office to a specialist, the administrative assistant must do all except which of the following?
Transfer the entire original record
Once a practice fully makes the change from paper records to an electronic patient record, what should the office do with the old paper documents?
Move them to secure off-site storage
If an administrative assistant chooses to transmit a transaction about a patient electronically, under which act does this task fall?
A message about serious illness or allergy should be noted in which manner on the clinical record?
Inside the record in a discreet but obvius manner such as a small, brightly colored label
The group responsible for establishing regulations that govern the practice of dentistry within a state in the?
Board of Dentistry
The act of doing something that a reasonably prudent person would not do, or not doing something that a reasonably prudent person would do is:
A clinical dental assistant is hired in the practice. The Dentist that indicates that this person is to place an intracoronal provisional restoration. The person knows how to perfom the task but does not yet have the EFDA credential require to perfrom a specific intraoral task. What should the new employee do?
Inform the dentist that he or she does not yet have the appropriate credential to perform the task.
In reference to schedule management, downtime refers to which situation?
Time during a procedure in which you know that you will be waiting for anesthetic effect of for setting of an impression.
In reference to appointment management, prime time refers to?
the time most frequently requested by patients
Which time of day is considered most appropriate for treating your children?
What type of supply is a curing light used in the treatment room?
The Good Samaritan Law offers protection for health care workers to provide medical assistance on a voluntary basis to injured persons in an emergency without the fear of potential litigation except in which instance?
Protection for willfully negligent health care provider or more or one who is being compensated for services.
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