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Ch54
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2011-10-16 19:31:31
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Ch54

  1. Periradicular tissues are
    tissues that surround the root of a tooth
  2. What specialist has been trained to perform root canal therapy?
    Endodontist
  3. What urgent situatuion can result if bacteria reach the nerves and blood vessels of a tooth?
    abscess
  4. Is pain a subjective or objective component of a diagnosis?
    subjective
  5. Tooth #5 is being tested for possible root canal therapy. Which tooth would be used as a control teeth?
    #12
  6. When the dentist taps on a tooth, what diagnostic test is being performed?
    percussion
  7. What type of radiograph would be exposed through the course of root canal theraphy?
    periapical
  8. The diagnosis of inflamed pulp tissue is
    pulpitis
  9. Another term for necrotic is
    dead and nonvital
  10. The dental material most commonly preferred for pulp capping is
    calcium hydroxide
  11. What portion of the pulp would the dentist remove in a pulpotomy?
    coronal portion
  12. What instrument has tiny projections and is used to remove pulp tissue?
    file
  13. What type of file is best suited for canal enlargement?
    Hedstrom
  14. A rubber stop is placed on a file to
    • prevent perforation
    • maintain the correct measurement of the canal
  15. To obturate means to
    fill a pulpal canal
  16. The irrigation material most commonly used during root canal therapy is
    diluted sodium hypochlorite
  17. The material commonly used for obturation of a canal is
    gutta-percha
  18. The type of moisture control recommended by the ADA for root canl therapy is
    dental dam
  19. What surface of a posterior tooth would the dentist enter with a rotary bur when opening a canal for root canal therapy?
    • occlusal
    • lingual for anterior
  20. "blank" is asurgical procedure that involves the removal of the apex of a root.
    apicoectomy