Dental Assisting Mod 150

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Dental Assisting Mod 150
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  1. Calcium and phosphate salt in saliva that become mineralized and adhere to tooth surface.
    Calculus
  2. That portion of the tooth that is visible in the oral cavity.
    Clinical Crown
  3. A technique used to remove plaque and stains from the coronal surfaces of the teeth.
    Coronal Polishing
  4. Coloring agent that makes plaque visible when applied to teeth
    Disclosing Agent
  5. Stains developed from within structure of the tooth.
    Endogenous Stain
  6. Stains developed from external souces.
    Exogenous Stains
  7. Stains that occur on the external surfaces of the teeth that may be removed by polishing.
    Extrinsic Stains
  8. Finger rest used when one holds an intrument or handpiece for a specificed time
    Fulcrum
  9. Stains that occur within the tooth structure that may be removed by Polishing
    Intrinsic Stains
  10. The coplete removal of calculus, debris, stain, and plaque from the teeth.
    Oral Prophylaxis
  11. Artificial tooth that replaces a missing natural tooth.
    Pontic
  12. Commercial premixed abrasive paste used for polishing teeth and restorations.
    Prophy Paste
  13. A technique that is used to remove plaque and stains from the coronal surface of the teeth.
    Rubber Cup Polishing
  14. Fluoride that is ingested and then circulated throughout the body.
    Systemic Fluoride
  15. Fluoride that is applied directly to the tooth.
    Topical Fluoride

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