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What type of sugical procedures would a general dentist most commonly perform?
How can a dental assistant further his or her career as a surgical assistant?
obtain continuing education in oral and maxillofacial surgery
In what type of etting are oral surgery procedures completed?
Most oral and maxillofacial surgeries are considered
What does the periosteal elevator reflect and retract?
Universal forceps are designed to be used for
left or right of same arch
What surgical instrument resembles a spoon excavator?
What surgical instrument is used to trim and shape bone?
When the chisel is placed in the tray setup, what additional surgical instrument must be set out?
What equipment is used to perform a surgical scrub?
What procedure is commonly performed by the surgeon directly after removal of multiple teeth adjacent to one another?
When a tooth is directly under gingival tissue, it is said to be
soft tissue impacted
What type of biopsy is completed when the surface lession is scraped to obtain cells?
Which is an absorbable suture material?
What is the approximate time frame for removing nonabsorbable sutures?
5 to 7 days
How long should a pressure pack remain on the surgical site to control bleeding?
What analgesic may be prescribed for swelling?
What should a patient use to control swelling?