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Ch37
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2011-09-20 20:16:48
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Ch37 Multiple choice
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Ch37

  1. Topical anesthetics are used in dentistry for
    numbing localized nerves
  2. The most frequently selected form of pain control used in dentistry is
    local anesthesia
  3. Local anesthetics are injected near "blank" to create a numbing effect.
    a nerve
  4. Waht drug is added to a local anesthetic solution to prolong its effect?
    epinephrine(vasoconstrictor)
  5. What type of injection technique will the dentist most frequently use on maxillary teeth?
    infiltration
  6. What needle sizes are most commonly used in dentistry?
    1-inch and 1 5/8-inch needles
  7. Is it common for a patient with an acute infection in a tooth to feel the numbing sensation of local anesthesia?
    no
  8. What type of condition is paresthesia?
    numbness that last longer than normal
  9. The first dentist to offer N2O for his patients was
    Horace Wells
  10. How could the dental team be at risk for exposure to N2O/O2 in a dental office?
    • -gases leaking or escaping from nasal mask
    • -patients exhaling gases
    • -gases leaking from the hoses
  11. What will the patient receive at the beginning and end of an N2O/O2 sedation procedure?
    oxygen
  12. What level or stage of anesthesia has a patient reached if he or she is relaxed and fully conscious?
    analgesia
  13. What level of consciousness should a patient reach during general anesthesia?
    stage III
  14. In what environment would general anesthesia be most safely administered to a dental patient?
    hospital
  15. the tank or cylinder of "blank" is always color-coded green.
    oxygen
  16. Anesthetic cartridges should be
    enclosed in their packaging before use
  17. "blank" anesthesia is achieved by injecting the anesthetic into the inferior alveolar nerve.
    block
  18. A "blank" needle is commonly used for filtration injections.
    1-inch
  19. The most commonly used form of topical anesthetic for controlling a gag reflex would be
    spray
  20. A used or contaminated needle should be discarded in the
    sharps container