DEN 101*

  1. What is often used to reduce fever?

    Name some examples.
    An Antipyretic

    • -cold packs
    • -alcohol rubs
    • -an aspirin
  2. What is the space between the maxillary central incisors in humans called?

    -Also, denoted as a space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch.
  3. How many teeth are in the primary dentition?

    What are teeth are missing?

    *premolars & third molars
  4. What is it called when the tooth moves in the socket, normally due to periodontal disease or trauma?
  5. On the Fahrenheit Scale
    what is the boiling point?
    212 F
  6. I am a restoration that is not commonly used today.
    Gold Foil
  7. If the body temperature is below normal a patient is said to be?
  8. What are the names of the three different types of tooth identifacation?
    • 1- Universal/National
    • 2-Federation Dentaire Internationale (FDI)
    • 3- Palmer System
  9. If you lost a tooth the teeth adjacent will try to fill the space.
  10. Once your patient is seated, it is important to do what?

    Name examples of what could have changed.
    Medical History

    • -medications
    • -medical treatments
  11. An inlay includes?
    One cusps or more
  12. What does Provisional Restoration mean?
    Provisional means "temporary"
  13. Name examples of personal information.
    • Patient Name
    • Address
    • Phone Number
  14. Wings on a Maryland bridge are made of?
  15. What use to be on file with a patients personal information, however, isn't anymore?

    What replaced it?
    SS #

    Now it is a patients ID #
  16. Very popular computer software used in the dentist office
  17. What does furcation mean?
    Being able to see in between the roots where the two roots met

    (Cutler: passed around the model showing in between the gum)
  18. Where is the # 1 place oral cancer can be found?
    floor of the mouth
  19. The most commonly used chart is one with diagrams of teeth that may show what?
    An anatomic or a geometric
  20. What could be made with either gold,
    porcelain & gold, or porcelain?
  21. Where can oral cancer be found for a smoker?
  22. What are temporary crowns usually made of?
    Stainless steel or plastic
  23. What is a sealant?
    An enamel sealant resin material used to seal pits and fissures to prevent decay.
  24. What would red represent on a chart?
    Red represents the dentistry that needs to be done.
  25. What is almost mandatory for either an assistant or to do and why?
    • Screening
    • -looking for lesions/oral cavity
    • - check TMJ
    • - lymph nodes
  26. Incipient could be seen on a chart as what?
    • "watch" on that area of the tooth
    • series of red dots
  27. Can a crown be permanent & temporary?
  28. What two thing are used to make up a prophy jet?
    baking soda & salt
  29. Old type of retainer with one tooth
  30. Name some materials that can be used as restorations.
    Gold, Amalgam, & Composite
  31. What is significant about the corners of a patients mouth?
    • You can find out a lot
    • Example:
    • Vitamin def.
    • -B12
    • -Survey
  32. It is not yet decay, but the surface has begun to decalcify.

    Beginning decay that has not broken through the enamel.
  33. What does blue represent on a chart?
    work has been completed
  34. Can a chart be used with either blue or red?
    • Yes
    • Example: a tooth is fractured but causing no discomfort to the patient or not affecting the patient's appearance, the dentist may decide not to restore it.
  35. What are vital signs?
    • Body temperature
    • Pulse
    • Blood pressure
    • Respiration rate
  36. Excessive restorative material normally found interproximally near the gingiva.

    -Usually mesial or distal.
    Over hang
  37. What was adopted by the ADA in 1968?

    This number system seperates both permanent & primary teeth. The permanent are numbered; however the primary are letters.
    Universal/National System for Numbering
  38. I am a prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth.

    They have a metal framework & artificial teeth.
    Partial dentures
  39. Who developed the five standard cavity classifications?
    G.V. Black
  40. Cavity involves two or more surfaces?
  41. This system is popular in Canada & European countries.

    The ADA adopted this system in 1996.
Card Set
DEN 101*
CH 14 & some of CH 13