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Dental Assisting Quiz 4
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What is the goal of preventive dentistry?
For patients to have a healthy mouth
What is preventive dentistry?
Patient education, fluorides, dental sealants, proper nutrition, plaque control program, optimum oral health
Calcium and phosphate salts in saliva that become mineralized and adhere to tooth surfaces
Loss of minerals from the tooth. Initial stage of tooth decay
An infectious disease from progressive destruction of tooth substance, beginning on the external surface by demineralization of enamel or exposed cementum
Coloring agent that makes plaque visible when applied to teeth
A mineral that occurs naturally in food and water. It is used for prevention of tooth decay. It can be delivered through systematic or topical methods
Special devices recommended as aids for cleaning between teeth with large or open interdental spaces and under fixed bridges
Use of the FoodGuide Pyramid developed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and U.S. department of Health and Human Services to customize and individual nutrition plan
Soft deposit on teeth that consist of bacteria and bacterial byproducts. 20 minutes after brushing plaque starts forming
Program of patient education, use of fluorides, application of dental sealants, proper nutrition, and plaque control to prevent dental disease
Replacement of minerals in the tooth structure
Fluoride that is ingested and then circulated throughout the body
Fluoride that is applied directly to the tooth
Found in between Plaque and Calculus state
Measurement on periodontal probing: 1 and 2 M?3M?4M?5M?
in good condition, not flossing, inflamed, bone loss
Probing on each corner of the tooth and the middle on lingual and buccal/labial/facial side.
6 points of periodontal probing
White spots on teeth, overly fluoride
A dental cleaning or prophy treatment involves scaling
A concentrated topical fluoride within a resin or synthetic base that is painted on the teeth to prolong fluoride exposure
To remove plaque and stains (rubber cup polish) after scaling
Tetracycline is an example of?
A stain on the outside surface of tooth, can be removed by polishing
Plaque and stain are removed from the interproximal areas with?
Dental floss and rubber cup
Finger rest for stability
Portion of the instrument where the operator grasps
What are the four categories of general dental instruments?
Examination, hand-cutting, restorative, accessory
What instrument allows the dentist to examine the health status of the teeth and cavity ?
What instrument allows that dentist to remove decay manually and to smooth, finish, and prepare the tooth structure to be restored to its normal function in preparation for receiving a temporary or permanent restoration
Multipurpose instruments added to the setup of many procedures. (used in preparing the setups, carrying things to the mouth, or in the application or placement of dental material.
How to set up the instrument sequence on a tray?
set-up from left to right
Speed ranges from 10,000 to 30,000 rotations per minutes, operates the rotary instruments in either a forward or backward movement
low speed handpieces
operates from air pressure, operates at speeds up to 450,000 rpm, maintains a water coolant system, friction grip locking system for rotary instruments, fiber optic lighitng
high speed handpieces
operates at speeds up to 20,000 rpm, uses laboratory burs, provides greater torque than hand pieces used intraorally
Rotary instruments with sharp cutting head
widely excepted material because of their natural and esthetic appearance and new advances in strengths
non-invasive form of lightening the color of dark or discolored teeth, commonly known as vital bleaching
the bonding process of two or more monomers. resin material is in a pliable state and is hardened with an auto curing light process
acid used on the tooth surface before using restorative permanent materials proving a better retention to the tooth surface
what is the chemical name for "blue etch"
liquid materials that flow into an etched surface of a teeth to adhere orthodontic attachments to the teeth
giving off heat from a chemical reaction
a cavity liner helps protect the pulp from the chemical irritation, has the ability to stimulate reparative dentin, and is compatible with all types of restorative materials
necessary before placing the final restoration by protecting the pulp, protective base, insulating base, and as a sedative base
positioned into the lingual embrasure of class II preparation after band placement. helps separate teeth for closure contact and confines the restorative material. various sizes, triangular or round, wood or plastic
The use of a dental material to restore a tooth or teeth to a functional permanent unit
bands that provides a temporary wall
a matrix system used during placement during placement of interproximal composite restorations or temporary fillings
sectional matrix system
this universal retainer is used with a matrix band to restore anatomic proximal contours and contact areas known as?
a clear plastic strip used as a matrix when inserting a cement or resin in proximal preparations of anterior teeth
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