You've already recorded three probe readings for Patient D's maxillary right central incisor on her chart. - Essay Prowess

You’ve already recorded three probe readings for Patient D’s maxillary right central incisor on her chart.

You’ve already recorded three probe readings for Patient D’s maxillary right central incisor on her chart.

1. You’ve already recorded three probe readings for Patient D’s maxillary right central incisor on her chart. How many more readings should be made and recorded for that tooth?
A. 0 B. 2 C. 3 D. 1
2. A room where patients regain consciousness after sedation is called a/an _______ room. A. recovery
B. operatory
C. reception
D. consultation
3. Antibiotics are used in post-surgery procedures to control A. infection.
B. bleeding.
C. pain.
D. sutures.
4. The most common type of gingivitis is A. plaque-associated gingivitis.
B. aggressive periodontitis.
C. NUG periodontitis.
D. desquamative gingivitis.
5. Control of pain is most commonly achieved through A. hot packs.
B. oral medications.
C. pressure packs.
D. meditation.
6. Reamer sizes range from
A. 15 to 150. B. 12 to 25. C. 6 to 150. D. 10 to 25.
7. Postoperative bleeding control is usually accomplished through A. abstaining from food for 10 hours.
B. the use of medication.
C. the use of a pressure pack.
D. sedation.
8. Which of the following items is the most common cause of pulpitis? A. Periodontitis
B. Trauma
C. Caries
D. Cellulitis
9. Patient H’s teeth have a lot of subgingival calculus that should be removed. Dr. Jackson usually prefers to use the ultrasonic scaler for subgingival scaling, but the patient has a poorly shielded cardiac pacemaker. Which of the following instruments would be the most appropriate instrument to use on this particular patient?
A. File
B. Probe
C. Curette
D. Portepolisher
10. The material placed directly on an exposed pulp is A. glass ionomer.
B. zinc oxide eugenol.
C. formocresol.
D. calcium hydroxide.
11. What instrument is used to detect cavities, calculus, and tooth irregularities? A. File
B. Hoe
C. Explorer
D. Probe
12. Of the following, the most common problem patients experience after periodontal surgery is A. gingival graft.
B. lost periodontal dressing.
C. gingival overgrowth.
D. lost sutures.
13. The significant difference between the attached gingiva and the alveolar mucosa is that the alveolar mucosa is
A. tooth-supporting tissue. B. lighter in color.
C. firmer.
D. not keratinized.
14. During a biopsy, what should a dental assistant not do? A. Be at chairside because it will distract the dentist
B. Assist the dentist as instructed
C. Suction the biopsy site when the tissue is being cut
D. Suction away from the biopsy site
15. If the furcation is visible and the Nabers furcation probe can pass through the furcation to the opposite side, the periodontitis has progressed to a _______ furcation involvement.
A. Class III B. Class II C. Class I D. Class IV
16. Angle’s Class II distoclusion refers to the A. lower molar back relative to the upper first molar. B. overjet.
C. mesio-buccal cusp of the second molar.
D. underbite.
17. The removal and recontouring of the alveolar ridge after an extraction is called a/an A. alveolectomy.
B. simple extraction.
C. biopsy.
D. frenectomy.
18. A patient may be referred to an orthodontist if his or her teeth exhibit A. mobility.
B. sensitivity to cold foods and drinks.
C. dental caries.
D. crowding, overbites, and/or crossbites.
19. What are the three classifications of orthodontic treatment? A. Functional, interceptive, and preventive
B. Interceptive, preventive, and corrective
C. Preventive, corrective, and functional
13. The significant difference between the attached gingiva and the alveolar mucosa is that the alveolar mucosa is
A. tooth-supporting tissue. B. lighter in color.
C. firmer.
D. not keratinized.
14. During a biopsy, what should a dental assistant not do? A. Be at chairside because it will distract the dentist
B. Assist the dentist as instructed
C. Suction the biopsy site when the tissue is being cut
D. Suction away from the biopsy site
15. If the furcation is visible and the Nabers furcation probe can pass through the furcation to the opposite side, the periodontitis has progressed to a _______ furcation involvement.
A. Class III B. Class II C. Class I D. Class IV
16. Angle’s Class II distoclusion refers to the A. lower molar back relative to the upper first molar. B. overjet.
C. mesio-buccal cusp of the second molar.
D. underbite.
17. The removal and recontouring of the alveolar ridge after an extraction is called a/an A. alveolectomy.
B. simple extraction.
C. biopsy.
D. frenectomy.
18. A patient may be referred to an orthodontist if his or her teeth exhibit A. mobility.
B. sensitivity to cold foods and drinks.
C. dental caries.
D. crowding, overbites, and/or crossbites.
19. What are the three classifications of orthodontic treatment? A. Functional, interceptive, and preventive
B. Interceptive, preventive, and corrective
C. Preventive, corrective, and functional
D. Corrective, functional, and interceptive
20. The two basic types of sutures are the _______ and _______ sutures. 
A. hard; soft
B. resorbable; meltible
C. resorbable; nonresorbable
D. resorbable; dissolvable

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