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What is often used to reduce fever?
Name some examples.
- -cold packs
- -alcohol rubs
- -an aspirin
What is the space between the maxillary central incisors in humans called?
-Also, denoted as a space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch.
How many teeth are in the primary dentition?
What are teeth are missing?
*premolars & third molars
What is it called when the tooth moves in the socket, normally due to periodontal disease or trauma?
On the Fahrenheit Scale
what is the boiling point?
I am a restoration that is not commonly used today.
If the body temperature is below normal a patient is said to be?
What are the names of the three different types of tooth identifacation?
- 1- Universal/National
- 2-Federation Dentaire Internationale (FDI)
- 3- Palmer System
If you lost a tooth the teeth adjacent will try to fill the space.
Once your patient is seated, it is important to do what?
Name examples of what could have changed.
- -medical treatments
An inlay includes?
One cusps or more
What does Provisional Restoration mean?
Provisional means "temporary"
Name examples of personal information.
- Patient Name
- Phone Number
Wings on a Maryland bridge are made of?
What use to be on file with a patients personal information, however, isn't anymore?
What replaced it?
Now it is a patients ID #
Very popular computer software used in the dentist office
What does furcation mean?
Being able to see in between the roots where the two roots met
(Cutler: passed around the model showing in between the gum)
Where is the # 1 place oral cancer can be found?
floor of the mouth
The most commonly used chart is one with diagrams of teeth that may show what?
An anatomic or a geometric
What could be made with either gold,
porcelain & gold, or porcelain?
Where can oral cancer be found for a smoker?
What are temporary crowns usually made of?
Stainless steel or plastic
What is a sealant?
An enamel sealant resin material used to seal pits and fissures to prevent decay.
What would red represent on a chart?
Red represents the dentistry that needs to be done.
What is almost mandatory for either an assistant or to do and why?
- -looking for lesions/oral cavity
- - check TMJ
- - lymph nodes
Incipient could be seen on a chart as what?
- "watch" on that area of the tooth
- series of red dots
Can a crown be permanent & temporary?
What two thing are used to make up a prophy jet?
baking soda & salt
Old type of retainer with one tooth
Name some materials that can be used as restorations.
Gold, Amalgam, & Composite
What is significant about the corners of a patients mouth?
- You can find out a lot
- Vitamin def.
It is not yet decay, but the surface has begun to decalcify.
Beginning decay that has not broken through the enamel.
What does blue represent on a chart?
work has been completed
Can a chart be used with either blue or red?
- Example: a tooth is fractured but causing no discomfort to the patient or not affecting the patient's appearance, the dentist may decide not to restore it.
What are vital signs?
- Body temperature
- Blood pressure
- Respiration rate
Excessive restorative material normally found interproximally near the gingiva.
-Usually mesial or distal.
What was adopted by the ADA in 1968?
This number system seperates both permanent & primary teeth. The permanent are numbered; however the primary are letters.
Universal/National System for Numbering
I am a prosthetic device that replaces missing teeth.
They have a metal framework & artificial teeth.
Who developed the five standard cavity classifications?
Cavity involves two or more surfaces?
This system is popular in Canada & European countries.
The ADA adopted this system in 1996.
What would you like to do?
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