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1GC Chairside Dental Procedure
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When performing a coronal polish procedure, the assistant should use a padding, wiping, light stroke and move
from the gingival third to the incisal third of the tooth.
Which of the following is the only activity patients should engage in to avoid causing a dry socket following extraction?
Careful teeth brushing
Which instrument is used to remove subgingival calculus?
Which of the following would be used for smoothing the interproximal surface in a composite procedure?
Which of the following instruments has sharp, round, angular tips used to detect tooth anomalies?
What endodontic implement is used to dry the canal during root canal therapy (RCT)?
A wooden wedge is placed in the gingival embrasure area for Class II restorations to accomplish all except which of the following?
Adapt the band to the occlusal
Which of the following instruments is used to scale an area specific deep periodontal pocket?
The device, number 12, on the tray is a
clamp to hold Mylar matrix clamp.
Which of the following instruments is used to cut soft tissue during a surgical procedures?
What type of implant includes a metal frame and is placed under the periosteum, but on top of the bone?
Which instrument is used to examine the adequate retention of a dental sealant?
In the drawing below, which area stabilizes the clamp to the tooth?
What type of fluoride would not be indicated for patients with ceramic or composite restorations?
Acidulated phosphate fluoride (APF)
If a left-handed operator is preparing tooth #14 for a crown, where does the dental assistant place the bevel of the high-velocity evacuator?
Parallel to the lingual surface of the tooth being prepared
A periodontal probe is an example of which type of instrument?
Which of the following instruments would be used to transport the amalgam from the amalgam well to the cavity preparation?
A dental material used to treat hypersensitivity is called a
Which of the following topical anesthetics is the most widely used topical agent in dentistry?
You are assisting a right-handed operator in a procedure performed on the patient's left side. The HVE tip and A/W syringe are being used. The operator signals for a transfer. You must
transfer the A/W syringe to the right hand, retain the HVE tip in the right hand, and pick up the new instrument to be transferred.
The dental assistant is correctly positioned when he or she is seated
as close to the patient as possible with legs parallel to the long axis of the patient's body.
The bur commonly used to smooth and define the margins before taking an impression during a crown or bridge preparation procedure is a
Which provides additional support for a crown when there is extensive loss of tooth structure?
Post and core
When adjusting a crown after cementation, the dentist most likely would use a(n) ___________.
Which dentist has been granted a license in the specialty of dentistry that provides restoration and replacement of natural teeth and supporting structures?
Which of the following fingers is/are used in conjunction with the thumb to pass an instrument while using the single-handed instrument transfer technique?
Index finger and middle
Which of the following could be the choice in providing for retention in a cavity preparation?
Which instrument is passed to the dentist following the placement of amalgam from the amalgam carrier?
The matrix band in the photo shown is set up and in position for a procedure on the
The treatment used as an attempt to save the pulp and encourage the formation of dentin at the site of the injury is a(n)
A periodontal pocket marker is similar in design to what other instrument?
Which of the following grasps is the preferred method to hold and transfer a bulky instrument such as surgical forceps?
Which of the following appliances is used to hold teeth in their new positions as the last step of orthodontic treatment?
Which of the following is not a cause of tooth impaction?
Grinding and clenching of teeth
The __________ position has the patient tilted back with the head lower than the feet.
The complete removal of vital pulp from a tooth is done during which of the following procedures?
In dentistry the acronym HVE represents
An 11-year-old patient has been hit in the mouth with a ball while playing catch. You and the dentist observe that while teeth #8 and 9 are in the mouth, they are each turned sideways. The term for this is
Which of the following instruments is most likely to be used for placing a cavity liner?
What instrument has a pointed tip and two cutting edges and is used to remove hard deposits from teeth?
In this image, which instrument is a barbed broach?
Anesthetic cartridges should be stored __________
at room temperature.
Which is the purpose of the rubber stopper on an endodontic file?
Identifies the working length of the root canal.
When performing a root canal procedure on a maxillary first molar, how many canals will be treated?
How should a properly positioned dental assist be seated?
4 to 6 inches above the dentist
Instrument "E" in the photograph is a(an)
band remover pliers.
Which instrument is used to place and remove the dental dam clamp?
For what procedure is the following tray setup prepared?
Stainless steel crown
Which of the following methods is the preferred method to hold the high-volume evacuator (HVE) in the patient's mouth?
A dental team is restoring an MOD preparation on tooth #4 with composite. Which item is not required to place this type of restoration?
Which local anesthetic cartridge banding color indicates there is no epinephrine in the solution?
Which portion of the bridge replaces the missing tooth?
Which instrument is used to scale deep periodontal pockets or furcation areas?
Which is used in the low-speed handpiece to place sealer and cements into the canals during RCT?
Pesso reamers are used during root canal therapy (RCT) to
increase the diameter of the canal.
A right-handed dentist is doing a preparation on #30 MO. The dental assistant places the HVE tip
on the lingual of #30.
When a blood clot is dislodged because of the exertion of forces such as sucking on a straw and as a result the patient experiences extreme discomfort, it is referred to as
Which of the following cements can be used for sealants and for crown buildups?
Gutta-percha is a
material used in endodontic treatment.
Which term means, "to move the tooth back and forth within the socket"?
What type of denture is placed immediately after extraction of a patient's remaining teeth?
What is the primary use of a Pesso file or Pesso reamer?
Post preparation following endodontic therapy and before final restoration
Which of the following is a rotary device used with discs or wheels?
In relation to ergonomics, what class of motion involves the movement of only the fingers?
Class I motion
Which is the assistant's zone for a right-handed operator?
During a tooth extraction, the surgical chisel is used
with a small mallet to remove bone and to split teeth.
What is the first step when placing dental sealants?
Clean the teeth with pumice
Which of the following instruments is used to trim soft tissue during an oral surgery procedure?
What type of occlusion is present when the maxillary teeth are positioned lingually to the mandibular teeth either unilaterally or bilaterally?
From the instruments shown in the photo, select the surgical curette.
During which stage of Implant surgery is the implant cylinder placed?
When placing a restorative material into a distalocclusal (DO) restoration, the dental assistant should place the first increments in/on the
When a crown is required for a primary tooth, why is a stainless steel crown the restoration of choice?
Stainless Steel Crowns are durable enough to last until permanent teeth erupt
A few minutes after a local anesthetic injection, the patient informs you that she is feeling dizzy and her heart is "pounding." What could be suspected?
To minimize leakage, what would the operator do to the dental dam around each isolated tooth?
The HVE system is used
to remove large volumes of fluid and debris from the mouth.
Which instrument is used to measure loss of gingival attachment?
An orthodontic positioner is designed to
retain the teeth in their desired position.
Which surgical procedure describes a hemisection?
Removal of the root and crown by cutting through each lengthwise
Four-handed dentistry is a procedure that involves
one dental assistant and the operator.
At the correct therapeutic level, patients receiving nitrous oxide/oxygen analgesia will feel
a floating sensation.
Which dental instrument is used to pack the filling material into the canal during RCT?
The length of the needle most commonly used in dentistry for infiltration anesthesia administration is
Which orthodontic pliers are used in fitting bands for fixed or removable appliances?
The purpose of a sandpaper disc in a low-speed handpiece is to
polish and/or finish a restoration.
What periodontal procedure is performed to remove defects and to restore normal contours in the bone?
Which type of rotary cutting instrument shank has a small groove at the end that locks into the contra-angle attachment?
For how long should the air/water syringe be flushed during the beginning of the day set up and end of each day closing?
In relation to ergonomics, what class of motion involves the movement of fingers, wrist, and elbow?
Class III motion
The work area around a dental patient is divided into four areas including the operator's zone, the static zone, the assistant's zone and the ___________ zone.
Which of the following is not a measurement used in constructing a complete denture?
The device used to remove dentin and enlarge the canal during root canal therapy (RCT) is the
When the operator is preparing tooth number 19 for a restoration, the dental light should be positioned
over the patient's mouth angled toward the mandibular arch.
Before administering local anesthetic for a procedure on the lower right quadrant, topical anesthetic should be placed
distal to the lower right molar pad area.
As part of your treatment room preparation protocol, how long should the air/water syringe be flushed between every patient?
Tapping on the incisal or occlusal surface of the tooth to determine the presence of periapical inflammation is an example of
Which fluoride can stain demineralized areas on teeth?
What form of anesthesia renders the patient unconscious?
What is the purpose of a bite registration?
To record the normal relationship between the maxillary and mandibular teeth
Select the instrument that will be used to carve the distal surface of an amalgam restoration placed on 30DO.
A ____________ is used to locate furcations.
A surgery where bone is added and includes the reshaping and contouring is called?
Which classification involves the use of the entire upper torso?
The following may be part of pulp vitality testing except
An orthodontic __________ is a stainless ring attached to molars to hold the arch wire and other dental auxiliaries.
Which instrument is used to fasten an arch wire?
Ligature tying pliers
All of the following are treatment considerations for the patient diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease except
patients may have excessive saliva that requires extra evacuation.
Which of the following statements is true regarding the use of a universal matrix band and retainer?
The matrix retainer is placed on the buccal surface, and the wedge is placed from the lingual at the proximal surface involved.
Which color is used to identify oxygen tanks and gas lines?
Which of the following generally responds well to bleaching procedures?
What instrument is used in a low-speed handpiece to place sealer and cements into tooth canals during root canal therapy (RCT)?
Which method is most commonly used to apply topical fluoride gel or foam as a chairside procedure?
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