McCurnin Dentistry Ch 32

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  1. AVDC
    American Veterinary Dental College
  2. Fields of advanced specialties for technicians
    • Internal Medicine
    • Dentistry
    • Anesthesia
    • Emergency medicine and critical care
    • Behavior
  3. How many hours of dental experience must a veterinary technician have before beginning the VTS process?
    3000 hours
  4. This organization was created to advance awareness and knowledge of veterinary dentistry among professionals and the publice
    American Veterinary Dental Society (AVDS)
  5. This organization is the earliest one established to provide dental knowledge to veterinary technicians and assistants
    American Society of Veterinary Dental Technicians (ASVDT)
  6. This classification of teeth refers to having a small distinct crown relative to the size well developed roots and only grown during development and eruption
  7. Species with brachyodont teeth
    • Humans
    • carnivores
    • pigs
  8. This classification of teeth refers to comparatively large reserve crown under the gingival margin and a root structure that allows for continual growth throughout the life of the animal
  9. Species with hypsodont teeth
    • horses
    • rodents
    • lagomorph
  10. This refers to having 2 sets of teeth
  11. Equine deciduous dental formula
    2(Di3/3, Dp 3/3) = 6/6= 12/12= 24
  12. Equine adult dental fromula
    2(I3/3, C1/1, P3-4/4, M3/3)=42-44
  13. This is a smooth convex bulge located on the palatal side of the gingival third of the incisor teeth
  14. What does carnassial literally mean?
    tearing of flesh
  15. Clinical or behavioral signs of oral disease
    • Pawing at the mouth
    • Facial rubbing or swelling
    • Dropping food/Dysphagia/Anorexia
    • Sneezing or snorting following eating/drinking
    • Unusual aggression when face touched
    • Pain when opening mouth
    • Ptyalism (excessive salivation)
    • Oral bleeding
  16. Parts of the extraoral examination
    • Palpate each side of face for symmetry, atrophy, enlargements and swelling
    • Visually inspect ears and notate any discharge or foul odor
    • Retropulse both eyes simultaneously to compare depth and firmness
    • Palpate mandibular salivary glands on ventral neck
  17. Name the salivary glands
    • Parotid
    • Mandibular
    • Sub-lingual
    • Zygomatic
  18. This sensory organ in the mouth that detects pheromones and other chemical compounds
    vomeronasal organ
  19. These large taste buds are located on the caudal third of the tongue
    vallate papillae
  20. What is the recommended way to hold dental instruments?
    Modified pen grasp
  21. This is the portion of the instrument that connects the handle to the working end
  22. This refers to tooth wear due to aggressive chewing on hard objects
  23. This is a black pigment produced by the tooth during normal wear often mistaken for a chronic pulp exposure but when probed with an explorer will feel smooth like glass
    Tertiary dentin
  24. Dental Radiographs are useful for these pathological findings:
    • root resorption
    • caries
    • periapical radiolucency (tooth abscess)
    • bone loss
    • retained root tips
    • unerupted teeth
    • osteomyelitis
    • fractures
    • foreign bodies
    • temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disease
  25. This is the term given to structures on a radiograph appear white
  26. Radiopaque structures on dental radiographs:
    • Enamal
    • Lamina dura
    • cementum
    • dentin
    • bone
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