A whole new language

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A whole new language
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  1. The oral healthcare providers who must be licensed to practice are the dentist and
    the _______________.

    A.       
    dental hygienist

    B.       
    dental hygienist and dental assistant

    C.       
    dental hygienist, dental assistant and dental laboratory technician

    D.      
    all members of the oral healthcare team
    A.       dental hygienist
  2. The individual who fabricates dentures for patients who have lost all their teeth
    is a description of a primary duty of what oral healthcare occupation?

    A.       
    Dentist

    B.       
    Dental hygienist

    C.       
    Dental assistant

    D.      
    Dental laboratory technician
    D.      Dental laboratory technician
  3. Should a patient require specialized diagnosis and treatment for a disease of the
    supporting and surrounding tissues of the teeth, to which dental specialist
    would she or he likely be referred?

    A.       
    Oral surgeon

    B.       
    Oral pathologist

    C.       
    Periodontist

    D.      
    Orthodontist
    C.       Periodontist
  4. A dentist, dental hygienist, dental assistant, office support staff and dental
    laboratory technician who work together to meet the many varied dental and
    orally-related needs of a dental patient are collectively called ____________.

    A.       
    dental consortium

    B.       
    oral healthcare team

    C.       
    auxiliary dental personnel

    D.      
    allied dental personnel

    E.       
    All of the above.
    B.       oral healthcare team
  5. Which of the following designates a dentist educated to a higher level and capable of
    a higher level of practice?

    A.       
    DDS

    B.       
    DMD

    C.       
    RDH

    D.      
    CDA

    E.       
    None of the above.
    E.       None of the above.
  6. Who has total responsibility for determining what functions and services may be legally
    performed by a dental hygienist?

    A.       
    Legislature of the state where he/she
    is practicing.

    B.       
    American Dental Association

    C.       
    American Dental Hygienists’ Association

    D.      
    The dentist-employer

    E.       
    All of the above.
    • A.       
    • Legislature of the state where he/sheis practicing.
  7. Ms. Sue Smith was referred to a pediatric dentist by her dentist.  Which of the
    following would most likely be true about Ms. Smith?

    A.       
    She has gum disease.

    B.       
    Her teeth are crooked.

    C.       
    She is under the age of 18 years.

    D.      
    She needs a root canal.
    C.       She is under the age of 18 years.
  8. A specialty of dentistry that uses imaging and associated technology for the
    diagnosis and management of a range of diseases affecting the mouth, jaws and
    related areas of the head and neck is called

    A.       
    oral and maxillofacial radiology

    B.       
    oral pathology

    C.       
    prosthodontics

    D.      
    periodontics
    A.       oral and maxillofacial radiology
  9. The body responsible for accreditation of dental hygiene education programs is the

    A.       
    American Dental Hygienists’ Association

    B.       
    American Association of Dental Examiners

    C.       
    American Dental Education Association

    D.      
    American Dental Association

    E.       
    board of dentistry in the state where the educational institution is located
    D.      American Dental Association

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