Perio Chp22/24

  1. GCF increases with an increase in
  2. The benefits of home irrigation is the removal of biofilm up to ___% better than toothbrush and floss but does not affect ________ only decreases _________
    • 29%
    • periodontitis
    • gingivitis
  3. What are the Indications for home irrigation
    • Individuals on periodontal maintenance
    • Individuals noncompliant with flossing
    • Implants
    • Orthodontic appliances
    • Fixed bridges
  4. Chlorhexidine mouthrinse is ___% Chlorhexidine digluconate and a Substantive agent that acts by

    altering the bacterial cell wall and interfering with the adsorption of bacteria to the tooth
  5. What are the side effects of using Chlorhexidine
    • Dark brown staining of teeth
    • Increased formation of supragingival calculus
    • Bad taste and altering of taste sensation
  6. What does Stannous fluoride do
    –Good anticaries

    –Good for dental sensitivity

    –Limited effects for plaque and gingivitis
  7. Anticalculus agents DO NOT have any effect on ________ and DO NOT reduce ________
    • the formation of subgingival calculus
    • calculus that has already formed
  8. What are the anticalculus active ingredients
    • Pyrophosphates
    • Triclosan
    • Zinc Citrate
  9. What are the antiplaque active ingredients
    • Stannous fluoride
    • Triclosan
  10. How long does the junctional epithelium take to heal after SRP?
    1 week
  11. How long does it take for the connective tissue to heal after SRP
    several weeks
  12. Shallow pockets are reduced ____ than deeper ones
  13. The Re-evaluation appointment is usually at least _______ after treatment
    4 to 6 weeks
  14. Toothpaste containing what chemical ingredients can be used to occlude dentinal tubules in sensitivity
    • Potassium nitrate
    • Strontium chloride
    • Sodium citrate
    • Fluorides
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Perio Chp22/24
Perio Chp22/24