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ch. 13-15, 19-25
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what bacteria cause dental caries?
How does saliva protect the teeth from dental caries?
physical actions, chemical actions, antibacterial actions
fluoride combats decay by
Fluoride varnish is used with which group of patients?
patients of any age
Persistent infection with recurrent symptoms that "come and go"
is designed to protect employees against occupational exposure to blood borne pathogens
Touching or contact with a patient's blood or saliva
exposure contacts mucous membranes, such as the eye or the mouth
Any reasonably anticipated skin, eye, or mucous membrane contact or percutaneous injury involving blood or any other potentially infectious materials, that occurs doing work hours
is waste that presents a danger to humans or to the environment
is waste that is capable of transmitting an infectious disease
are contaminated items that mat contain the body fluid of patients , such as gloves and patient napkins
Immunity that is present at birth
The term for acquiring an infection through mucosal tissues is
What agency has recently released infection control guidelines?
CDC , Centers for disease control and prevention
what is perhaps the most critical piece of PPE
an example of contaminated waste is
patient napkins,used barriers
another term for infectious waste is
Splash, splatter, droplet surfaces
Are surfaces that do not contact the members of the dental team or the contaminated instruments or supplies?
Blood, saliva, and other body fluids
EPA-registered, intermediate-level hospital disinfectant
Intermediate level disinfectant
destroys m. tuberculosis, viruses, fungi, and vegetative bacteria and is used for disinfecting dental operatory surfaces
Disinfectant that destroys certain viruses and fungi; used for general housecleaning
Why must surfaces in dental treatment rooms be disinfected or protected with barriers?
to prevent patient to patient transmission of micro-organisms
Which Regulatory Agency Requires the use of Surface Disinfection
which of the following chemical solutions is recommended for items that cannot withstand heat sterilization
what is a common term for sodium hypochlorite
what is a common use of chlorine dioxide
Surface disinfectant and sterilant.
Chemical vapor sterilizer
a piece of equipment that is used for sterilizing by means of hot formaldehyde vapors under pressure
Items that come in contact with oral tissues but does not penetrate soft tissue or bone
Items that come in contact with intact skin only
Length of time that a germicidal solution is effective after it has been prepared for use.
the instrument classifications used to determine the method of sterilization and disinfection are
critical, semi critical, non critical
which are methods for pre cleaning instruments
hand scrubbing, by ultrasonic cleaning, with a thermal washer and disinfector
kitchen dishwashers cannot be used to precelan instruments because are are not approved by what
what causes sterilization failures
improper contact of sterilizing agent, improper temperature, and overloading of the sterilizer
what type of heat sterilization is appropriate for high speed hand pieces
steam, chemical vapor
a federal regulatory agency that is concerned with the regulation of sterilization equipment
The federal non regulatory agency that issues recommendations on health and safety is the?
the professional organization for dentists
the federal regulatory agency that enforces regulations that pertain to employee safety is
the premier resource for safety and infection prevention information in dentistry
is the federal agency that is responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work related disease and injury
is the federal regulatory agency that deals with issues of concern to the environment or public safety
the main federal agency responsible for public health in Canada
is an OSHA standard regarding an employees right to know about chemicals in the workplace
Repeated exposures, generally to lower levels, over a long time
Waste that can have a poisonous effect
What could be the most likely effects of exposure to radiographic processing solutions kept in a poorly ventilated area?
chemicals are determined to be hazardous if they are
ignitable, corrosive, reactive
What is an SDS?
Safety Data Sheet
How long must training records be kept on file?
an example of regulated waste is
Slime-producing bacterial communities that may also harbor fungi, algae, and protozoa.
colony forming unit
the minimum number of separable cells on the surface of a semisolid agar medium that create a visible colony
dental waterlines unit
are made of small bore plastic tubing and are used to deliver dental treatment water through a dental unit
what bacteria cause the disease legionellosis
What type of PPE is especially critical when aerosol is being generated?
eyewear and mask
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