Dental Assisting Mod150 Unit1

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  1. Surgical instruments used to remove tissue from the tooth socket: also known as a curet.
    Curette
  2. A metal tool of varying size and from with numerous ridges or teeth on its cutting surface.
    File
  3. Surgical removal of diseased gingival tissues.
    Gingivectomy
  4. Surgical reshaping and contouring of gingival tissues.
    Gingivoplasty
  5. Double-ended knife with kidney-shaped blades: commenly used in peridontal surgery.
    Kirkland Knif
  6. Highly concentrated beam of light; Acronym for light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.
    Laser
  7. To have movement
    Mobility
  8. Surgical specialty of removing defects in bone.
    Osseous Surgery
  9. Surgical involving the removal of the bone.
    Ostectomy
  10. Sergery in which bone is added, contoured, and reshaped.
    Osteoplasty
  11. Commonly accepted notations that are made to the patients chart to indicate the condition, position, and restorative history of individual teeth.
    Periodontal Charting
  12. Sergical dressing applied to a surgical site for protection, similar to a bandage.
    Periodantal Dressing
  13. Deepening of the gingival sulcus beyond normal; results from periodontal disease.
    Periodantal Pocket
  14. Dental specialty involved with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the supporting tissue.
    Periodonics
  15. Dentist with advanced education in the specialty of periodontics
    Periodontist
  16. Probe used to locate and measure the depth of periodantal pockets; tapered to fit into the gingival silcus with a blunt or rounded tip.
    Peridontal Probe
  17. Procedure that smooths the surface of a root by removing abnormal toxic cementum or dentin that is rogh contaminted, or permeated with calculus.
    Root Planning
  18. Removal of calcareous deposits from the teeth with the use of suitable instruments.
    Scaling
  19. Device used for rapid Calculus removel; it operates on high-frequency sounds waves.
    Ultrasonic Scaler
  20. Hand instrument used to treat subgingival surfaces: it has a blade with an unbroken cutting edge that curves around the toe and a flat face set at a 92 degree angle to the lower shank
    Universal Curette

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