coronal polishing

  1. what happens if you use a snap on prophy angle?
    it can pop off due to excessive lateral pressure
  2. when does the ginival healing only occur?
    after plaque and calculus has been removed
  3. means a procedure that is the final stage of a dental prophylaxis on the clinical crown of the tooth after a dentist or a hygienist has verified there is no calcareous material
    coronal polishing
  4. A copy of the certificate of completion issued for the completion of the Coronal Polishing Course if the course has been tak-en by the dental assistant
    The dentist must have of the DA
  5. Dental assistant must have:
    • completed the training of the administrative regulation;
    • Obtain a certificate from the authorized institution, which shall be provided to the board for the assistant’s file and main-tained in the employee’s personnel file at each place of employment.
  6. what is the required training consist of?
    an 8 hour course taught at an institution of dental education accredited by the Council on Dental Accreditation
  7. stains that appear on the exterior part of the tooth and CAN be removed. Example: from food, drink, tobacco
  8. staints that are caused by environmental source but CANNOT be romoved bc the stain has been incorporated into the structure of the tooth. Example: tobacco smoking, chewing, or dipping, also stains from amalgam.
  9. calcuium and phosphate salts in saliva that become mineralized and adhere to tooth structure. Coronal polish won't remove-Has to be removed before one can coronal polish it.
  10. the more saliva, the more ???
  11. if plaque not removed, minerals in saliva will harden and become?
  12. Always use the Least abrasive prophy paste. Types include:
    coarse, medium, fine, and extra fine
  13. Proper use of hand piece:
    • pen grasp
    • 3-4 seconds to minimum heat
  14. What are the basic slow spd handpiece components?
    motor tourque converter and nose cone
  15. This fits between motor and nose cone on some handpieces, spd: 20,000 rpm
    tourque converter
  16. Points to remember:
    sequence, flossing, and pressure
  17. The complete removal of calculus, debris, stain, and plaque from teeth
    Oral prophylaxis
  18. a technicque used to remove plaque and stains from coronal surfaces of the teeth
    coronal polishing
  19. around tooth, slightly moveable, can get flossed underneath
    free gingiva
  20. above free, attached to underlying alveolar bone, Anterior-triangular in shape. Posterior-more blunt
    attached gingiva
  21. triangular space in a gingival direction between the proximal surfaces of 2 adjacent teeth in contact
  22. the gum tissue found in the space between the teeth, healthy knife edge
    interdental papilla
  23. begins at gingival marging
    gingival sulcus
  24. darker red in color,covering on the alveolar process loosely attached to bone that extends from the muco-gingival junction to the vestibular.
    Alveolar mucosa
  25. gegins at gingival marging
  26. group of specialized connective tissue fibers that essentially attach a tooth to the alveolar bone within which it sits
  27. specialized calcified connective tissue that covers the anatomic root of a tooth
  28. factors/ uses for mouth mirrors:
    indirect vision, illumination, transillumiate, retraction
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