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Chapter 25 Quiz
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Which oral hygiene interproximal aid is BEST for type III embrasure spaces?
Name two factors to consider when choosing an interdental aid for your patient.
1. Embrasure space
Define type II embrasure space
height of papilla somewhat reduced.
An end-tuff brush cleans effectively in all of the following situations except one. What one?
Type I embrasure space
name 2 types of interdental cleaning aids that are appropriate for individuals with type 3 embrasure spaces.
1. End-tuff brush
2. Interdental brush
Your patient tells you she brushes 2x/day and flosses daily. She does not take any medication and her saliva output is normal. She is concerned about bad breath. What would be the best addition to her daily oral hygiene regime to help with control of halitosis?
Identify the manual interdental cleaning device that would remove plaque most effectively from an interproximal root concavity
Interdental brush or proxybrush
Which type of interdental cleaning device is BEST for type I embrasures
Give one reason why you should review oral hygiene at each visit
Improve oral health
A coated tongue is the primary oral in malodor inducing factor.
Daily tongue cleaning reduces halitosis
Both are true
Which of the following could re recommended for plaque removal in an exposed furcation area on a tooth that has gingival recession?
Interdental brush, and toothpick and holder
Why is the patient referred to as a "co-therapist" for controlling periodontal disease
They play a critical role in maintaining the disease
Flossing may not be as effective for patients with periodontitis. Give one reason why
open embrasure spaces
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