Dental Assisting First 50 Questions
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Dental Assisting First 50 Questions
Senior Final Exam Review
First 50 Questions
Important personal qualitites of the dental assistant include _____.
The dental team member who assesses the patient's oral health needs and who is legally responsible for the care of the patient is the _____.
Ethics deal with _____.
Absolutes of right and wrong with no gray areas
Who interprets and implements the state dental practice act regulation?
The State board of dentistry
The scientific study of the shape and structure of the body is _____.
_____ are enamel-forming cells.
The term ______ is used for a permanent tooth that replaces a primary tooth.
The tapered end of each root tip is known as the _____.
Which tooth-numbering system is used most often in the United States?
Universal numbering system
To be certain the anesthetic solution is not injected into a blood vessel, the dentist ______.
Uses an aspirating syringe And always aspirates before depositing any solution
_______ is frequently used on the mandibular teeth and is injected near a major nerve that numbs the entire area served by that nerve branch.
The use of the anesthetic solution without a vasoconstrictor is recommended for patients with a history of _____.
Recent Myocardial Infection
Which of the following statements is true regarding prescriptions?
Prescription pads should be kept in a locked drawer
The part of the prescription that includes the name and quantity of drugs is the ______.
Bacterial antibiotics _______.
Inhibit the production of bacteria by interfering with their metabolic process
The prescription abbreviation b.i.d stands for _____ day.
Airborne transmission of disease can occur by:
Aerosol Sprays, Handpiece Mists, and Splatter or Splashes
Hands should be washed:
Before Gloving and After Glove Removal
The purpose of the bloodborne pathogens standard (OSHA) is to prevent the transmission of bloodborne diseases to the:
Dentist/Employer, Employee, and Patient
Dental instruments and materials are exchanged in the ______ zone.
If isolation is important for a dental procedure but a dental dam cannot be used, what would be your choice of moisture control products?
Cotton rolls and Dry-Angle
A plastic U-shaped dental dam frame is placed ____ the dam.
The purpose of inverting the dental dam is to:
Prevent Saliva Leakage
When using a color-coded charting system, existing amalgam restorations are shaded in ______.
The candidiasis infection is caused by:
Symptoms of TMJ disorders include:
Pain, Joint Sounds, and Limitations Of Movement.
An infection that is short in duration is a(n) ______.
Biological monitoring of all sterilizers must be done:
Once A Week
Transmission through the skin is known as _____ transmission.
The goal of an infection control program is to prevent disease transmission from:
Patient to the Staff, Staff to the Patient' and Patient to Patient
_____ is the habitual grinding of your teeth, especially at night.
The uses of dental radiographs include the detection of ______.
Bone Loss In Its Early Stages
Secondary radiation ______.
Refers to x-radiation that is created when the primary beam interacts with matter
The range of shades of grey between black and white on a radiograph is called _____.
Damage caused by ionizing x-radiation to genetic cells ______.
Can Guture generations.
A lead apron and thyroid collar______
Must be used on all patients for all exposures
The bitewing radiograph is used for_____.
Detecting Periodontal Disease and Detecting Interproximal Decay
A periapical radiograph shows the tooth from the occlusal surface or incisal edge to the ________.
Bone about 2 to 3 beyond the apex
Incorrect horizontal angulation of the PID results in_____
Overlapped Contact Areas
Which of the following is a an extraoral film that is placed outside the mouth during x-ray exposure?
The Term_____ is used to discribe the pictures that are produced with digital radiography.
Radiograghs are the property of ______
Incorrect vertical angulation can result in an image that is__
Elongated or Foreshortend
Because of the curvature of the arch, a total of____ bite-wing films are taken on an adult patient.
The strenght of an organism in its abilitynto produce disease is____
The regulatory agency whose role it is to issue specific standards to protect the health of employees in the United States is_____
The Bloodborne Pathogens Standard states that contaminated protective clothing______
Can be laundered in the dental office, and Can be picked up by a laundry service
Infectious wast is____.
Contaminated waste that is capable of transmitting an infectious disease
Must be installed in every workplace where chemicals are used, according to OSHA regulations.
Stimulates the production of reparative dentin.