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CH 14 & some of CH 13
What is often used to reduce fever?
Name some examples.
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
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
I am a restoration that is
commonly used today.
If the body temperature is below normal a patient is said to be?
What are the names of the
different types of tooth identifacation?
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.
An inlay includes?
One cusps or more
What does Provisional Restoration mean?
Provisional means "temporary"
Name examples of personal information.
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
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?
are used to make up a
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
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?
: 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?
Excessive restorative material normally found interproximally near the gingiva.
-Usually mesial or distal.
What was adopted by the ADA in
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?
two or more
This system is popular in Canada & European countries.
The ADA adopted this system in