Mod G Unit 2 Theory Test Review

  1. one contradiction of coronal polishing or one reason you would have to modify the procedure
    ortho appliances, sensitive teeth, and oral irritation
  2. the prophy angle is held in a _____ grasp.
  3. rubber cup applied to the teeth and flexed goes ____ mm into the sulcus.
  4. the space between the teeth and the free gingiva:
  5. what can you not use on gold restorations
    flour of pumice
  6. chlorahexadrine stain is permanent and cannot be removed by brushing
  7. deciduous teeth have bigger pulp chambers so better care must be taken during a coronal polish
  8. the prophy brush is used to clean the lingual surfaces of the teeth
  9. purpose of a mouth mirror during a polishing
    to retract tissue
  10. when using the dental tape, a ____ motion is used:
    back and forth
  11. what happens when you use prophy paste
    small amounts of enamel are removed
  12. why should you have your teeth cleaned twice a year
    hard for plaque to stick on smooth surfaces
  13. inflammation of the gingival tissue
  14. how can you decrease the rate of abrasion
    use a small amount of prophy paste
  15. tetracycline is an example of a(n) ____ stain
  16. rubber cup polishing:
    do not use the black rubber cups
  17. what is placed to fill in the pits and fissures of the teeth
    dental sealants
  18. what ingredient in mints can help reduce the bacteria in the patient's mouth
  19. what stains are intrinsic and cannot be removed by a coronal polish
  20. fluoride is considered to be nature's what
    cavity fighter
  21. after eruption of teeth why is fluoride important
  22. when a person drinks water, is that considered systemic or topical fluoride
  23. _____ amount of fluoride in drinking water has been specified as safe and a recommended concentration to aid the control of dental decay
    one part per million
  24. the department of health and human services has established the fluoride amount in water "to now be" what
  25. what can happen if you ingest fluoride containing toothpaste
    dental fluorosis
  26. what amount of sodium fluoride is in over the counter mouth rinses
  27. prescription rinses normally contain how much stannous fluoride
  28. acidulated phosphate fluoride that we use on our patients has a fluoride amount of what
  29. what is the difference between clinical crown and anatomical crown
    • clinical - what you can see
    • anatomical - where the gums should be
  30. name three things that can cause periodontal disease
    calculus, plaque, and tarter
  31. what is the area at the bottom of the sulcus where the gingiva attaches to the tooth
    epithelial tissue
  32. this polishing agent can be used on enamel and gold
    tin oxide
  33. this is a mildly abrasive whitening agent that is used in some prophy paste
  34. this polishing agent can be used on stains and exposed dentin
    zirconium silicate
  35. coronal polishing indicated when
    before placement of orthodontic brackets
  36. what are the criteria for evaluating extrinsic stains
    teeth have a lustrous shine, no evidence of gingival trauma, and no disclosing agent remains on the teeth
  37. if you are using a modified pen grasp you will use your ____ as your fulcrum
    ringer finger
  38. cleaning aids:
    D) all of the above
  39. clean interproximal with
  40. rubber cup should be soft and flexible enough to contour to the teeth
  41. more stain, more abrasive
  42. after coronal polishing, floss
  43. 12-18 inches of dental tape for a coronal polishing procedure
  44. endogenous stains are always intrinsic and cannot be removed by cleaning
  45. with a coronal polishing, you can remove calculus
  46. plaque causes stain and bacteria
  47. when polishing teeth, utilize:
    slow strokes to dissipate heat
  48. who scales the teeth
    the dentist or the dental hygienist
  49. 3 examples of intrinsic stains
    tetracycline, dead tooth, dental fluorosis 
  50. when doing a coronal polish, you are removing ____ stains
  51. coronal polishing is the polishing of 
    the coronal portion of the tooth
  52. tetracycline is:
  53. 2 pieces needed to perform a coronal polishing
    low speed handpiece and a prophy angle attachment
  54. proper strokes for a coronal polish:
    D) all of the above
  55. procedure limited to removal of plaque and stains
    coronal polishing
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Mod G Unit 2 Theory Test Review
Mod G Unit 2 Theory Test Review