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5 Matching questions

  1. what are the 2 methods of removing plaque & stain
  2. Extrinsic staining
  3. Intrinsic staining is caused by
  4. What are the benefits of polishing
  5. What are the different textures of abrasives:-
  1. a 1) Exposure to medication (tetracycline)

    2) Excessive fluoride ingestion

    3) Other causes during tooth development
  2. b * 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. 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) Coarse
    2) Medium
    3) Fine
    4) Extra fine

    * The courser the agent the more abrasive the surface
    even a fine grit agent removes small amounts of the enamel surface

    * Use the abrasive agent that will produce the least amount of abrasion to the tooth surface
  5. e * Occurs on the external (top) of the teeth and may be removed by scaling &/ or polishing

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. * 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
  2. Use a tissue or gauze to avoid injury to youself
  3. * Used to remove stain & to polish natural teeth. prosthetics appliances, restorations & casting
  4. 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
  5. 1) Natural or synthetic materials

    2) Remove stains from deep pits and fissures of the enamel surfaces

    3) can cause severe gingival lacerations and must be used with special care

    4) Brushes are not recommended for use on exposed cementum or dentine as these surfaces are soft and are easily grooved

5 True/False questions

  1. Why is it important to floss after polishing1) To remove any abrasive agent or debris that may be lodged in the contact area

    2) A floss threader can be used to pass the floss under any fixed bridgework to gain access to the abutment teeth

          

  2. What is the Handpiece grasp used in polishing* 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. Extrinsic staining is caused bySubstances such as:-
    * Tobacco
    * Coffee
    * Tea
    * Red wine
    * Certain drugs
    * Chromogenic bacteria

          

  4. Name the Rotary equipment used for polishing1) Suction
    2) Floss (taking the grit out)
    3) Handpiece
    4) Rubber cup
    5) Polishing paste
    6) Gauze

          

  5. Patient instructions* An internal discolouration - incorporated into the enamel

    * These stains cannot be removed by scaling or polishing

          

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