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Removal of pulpal fibers from a necrotic tooth is done by using?
During pulpotomy procedures, the dental instrument frequently used is?
small surgical curette
The appliance used to maintain the space of a second primary molar is?
a space maintainer
Once orthodontic treatment is finished, this appliance is used to stabilize teeth?
Pedodontics is defined as limited to the treatment of?
birth and mixed dentition
Rubber dams are used during endodontia to?
During a root canal, irrigation is done with?
a Luer loc syringe
Attachment of anterior plastic brackets directly to the teeth is done by?
acid etch bonding
Cervical anchorage (headgear) is an?
appliance which exerts distal force on maxillary teeth
A mixed dentention usually consists of?
both deciduous and permanent teeth existing in a child's mouth
A condition where the mandible retrudes distally in relationship to the teeth of the maxillary arch?
The term endodontist refers to a person who limits their practice to?
root canal therapy
A result of malocclusion may be?
difficulty in plaque removal
One result of orthodontic treatment may be?
an improved appearance
Taking measurements of the skull?
Angle's classification of malocclusion is based on?
relationship between the maxillary and mandibular first molars
Instrument used to remove the pupal fibers of an abscessed tooth?
The dentist established the working length at the root tip during root canal therapy by?
using an exact measurement on the x-ray
Following perio-surgery, a common post- surgical complication is?
The greek prefix "ortho" means?
For diagnosis and treatment planning of root canal therapy, it is necessary to have?
Mechanical removal of the infectious material of a lesion?
Apicoectomy is a surgical procedure involving radical removal of the?
apex of roots
An important function of the dental assistant in an orthodontic practice is?
to motivate and reinforce home oral care
Obtaining a specimen of a suspicious lesion?
The etiology pertaining to orthodontics is the science of finding the cause of?
crowding of teeth
An abnormal passage?
A technique to attach buccal tubes molar bands is?
The arch wire is located on which surface?
labial or lingual surface
Used to tie the arch wire into orthodontic brackets?
To construct a mouth guard, the dental assistant must?
take an alginate impression
Orthodontic treatment frequently requires extraction of?
A degenerative, noninflammatory condition of the periodontum?
An alginate impression taken on a child patient should?
A cause of malocclusion may be?
One advantage of using fixed ( not removable) orthodontics appliance is?
elimination of dependence on patients cooperation
Placement of the high velocity evacuator tip is determined by?
the gravitational flow of water spray
Determining the condition of the pulp of the tooth is done using?
A patient scheduled for surgery using local anesthetic is cautioned against using____prior to the surgery?
A tray set up for crown and bridge cementation includes?
a sickle scaler
Surgical patients experiencing a post-operative upset stomach should?
drink ginger ale
Topical anesthetic is effective on?
Epinephrine-impregnated cord is used?
stop gingival bleeding and retract the gingiva
Topical anesthetic application is done by?
a spray applicator
A function of the bridge is to?
prevent movement of teeth
The assistants eye level when seated is?
4" to 6" above the dentist
Exfoliation of a primary tooth occurs by?
root absorption of the primary tooth
The assistant gently applies pressure to a patients arm during the local anesthetic injection?
to restrict sudden movement
After the extraction of a tooth, the patient is instructed to?
stay closed on gauze for 30-45 minutes
A Class II cavity involves ___ tooth surfaces?
occlusal and proximal
A mounting device used to hold abrasive disks in the hand piece is a?
A chemical bond is formed between the tooth surface and the cement during the setting process when using?
A instrument used to cut and remove the carious dentin of a tooth?
Full coverage of a deciduous molar best indicates use of?
a stainless steel crown
The purpose of the periodontium is?
support the teeth
An item that must be included on a setup for a study model impression is?
a rim-lock perforated tray
The setup for a pit and fissure sealant procedure must include?
sealant solution and a light cure source
Knowledge of the patients dental and medical health history may affect?
treatment plan, frequency of appointment and drug prescribed
An anesthetic carpule is considered "safe"to use if the?
contents are clear and has small bubbles present
To achieve proper adaption of matrix band materials it is necessary to?
After topical application of flouride, a patient is told not to eat, drink, or rinse the mouth for ___ minutes?
Periodontal pockets are eliminated with the __ technique?
The dental assistant giving postoperative surgical instructions should include information about?
medications to be taken
Displacement of a rubber dam clamp may be prevented by?
a ligature tied to the clamp
Direct eye contact with a light curing source by the assistant should be limited to?
An instrument included in the set up for periodontal surgery is a?
To protect the eyes from foreign objects such as amalgam pieces, you should?
wear safety goggles
During preparation for fissure sealants, the acid etch should remain on the tooth for __ seconds?
The surface of one tooth that is touching an adjacent tooth is called?
The primary use of a high velocity evacuator tip is to?
properly keep a clear field