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A risk factor for dental caries is:Poor oral hygieneThe oral structure with the highest incidence of oral cancer isTongueeeThis 28-year old male patient has common condition of his tongue. What is it?Geographic tongueMotivational interviewing technique:Respects the autonomy of the patientThe expression of empathy, respect, acceptance of the patient is a key component of this health communication approach:Motivational interviewingWhich is not true of HIPPA? A. it provides federal privacy standards protecting patient records B. it is health information portability and accountability act C. one of the key rules concerns oral health education D. the law went into effect in 2003 response to emerging electronic environmentsC. one of the key rules concerns oral health educationA soft progressive lesion of cementum and dentin that involves bacterial infection and invasion (Class V):Root cariesPericoronal abscess:Has a flap of tissue (operculum) that covers the partially erupted toothThe total number of cases of a specific disease or condition in existence is called:PrevalenceThe definition of erythema is:Red area of variable size and shapeMargins (edges) of restorations may provide slight irregular areas for retaining biofilm and requires daily attention. The gingival surfaces of the bridge pontics and beneath the abutment connectors are particularly prone to biofilm retention.BOTH TRUEEELymph nodes that swell gradually and remain painless are likely considered:CancerFactors that are predisposing in periodontal abscess formation include: A. Pockets extending into furcation or intrabony defects. B. Deep suppurating pockets; advanced periodontal conditions. C. Patient susceptible to infection; such as uncontrolled diabetes, immunosuppressive drug treatment, or an immunodeficiency disease. D. All of the aboveD. All of the aboveOf the following situations. Which would promote building a positive rapport with your patient?A through review of the patients record before greeting him or her.The initial step for a single sequence or appointments for periodontal instrumentation is:Patient consent for the care planThe patient with NUP or NUG reports:Pain and soreness when chewing, general malaise or feverWhich of the following steps should be first in developing a dental hygiene care plan?Determine goals based upon patient recordsWhich selection criteria for a useful and effective index is NOT included? A. Simple to use and calculate B. Minimal equipment and expenseC. Does not cause patient discomfort D. Should be subjective to interpretation.D. Should be subjective to interpretation.Learning occurs when individuals:Change behavior and incorporate the changes into everyday livingA tumor is 1 cm or less in width. A nodule is greater than 5mm, but is less than 1 cm in diameter.The first statement is false, the second statement is true.All of the following characteristics are important components of the gingival assessment process EXCEPT: A. Furcation involvement B. Texture and consistency C. Bleeding or exudate D. Position of marginA. Furcation involvementStains on the teeth from the use of tetracycline is an example of:Endogenous stainStains on the teeth are etiologic factors for disease and destruction. Removal of stain is for esthetic, not for health reasons.False/ trueWhen there is a lack of occlusal or incisal contact between certain maxillary and mandibular teeth because either or both have failed to reach the line of occlusion. This is classified as:Open biteWhat is the first clinical sign of demineralization?White spot lesionHow much enamel is removed when polishing?MicrometersHaving a prominent maxilla and mandible positioned posterior to to nomal is :RetrognathicDental fluorosis is an intrinsic endogenous stain. It is the result of hypomineralization staining from excessive fluoride during tooth mineralization.TRUEEWhich communication theory has as its premise that if people are informed, they will make good health related decisions?Health belief modelPeriodontal debridement includes which of the following therapeutic interventions? A. Scaling to remove calculus and all soft deposits B. Root planning to eliminate subginigval calculus and smooth the root surface C. Root debridement to eliminate subgingival biofilm and mineralized deposits D. All of the aboveD. All of the aboveThe set of social and cognitive skills that determine the ability of a patient to obtain, understand, or respond to health messages:Health literacy