Card Set Information
ID of restorations, dental materials and foreign objects
when and where do you interpret radiographs?
right after mounting and in front of the patient on a view box or computer screen
how do metallic restorations appear on a radiograph?
radiopaque-metal absorbs most or all of xray
what are examples of metallic restorations
what are some examples of nonmetallic restorations
t/f amalgam restorations are completely radiolucent
what are four examples of amalgams on the radiograph
t/f gold restorations appear completely radiopaque
gold restorations exhibit a ______ marginal outline
what are two examples of gold restorations
gold crowns and bridges
gold foil restorations
what are four characteristics of stainless steel and chrome crowns
not as radiopaque as amalgam or gold
not contoured properly
where are post and core restorations seen?
in endodontically treated teeth
a post and core restoration ______ into the pulp canal
what resembles the radiodentsity of dentin?
what are two types of porcelain restorations
all porcelain crowns
porcelain fused to metal crown
composition of _______ material determines _______ or ______ appearance
_______ restorations are used as temporary restorations
what is the least dense restoration?
_______ appears radiolucent or barely visible
what are the two types of base materials
zinc phosphate cement
zinc oxide-eugenol paste
_____ ______ are calming to the tooth
what is the purpose of metallic pins
what is an apicoectomy?
endodontic procedure when they cut the end of the root and cap it with amalgam
what are two materials used in endodontics?
what are diatorics?
metal in the anterior of a complete denture (retention pins)
what are two materials that complete dentures are made of?
what three things are removable partial dentures made of?
what three things are used in orthodontics?
what are five examples of materials used in oral surgery
metallic splints and plates
what are some miscellaneous objects that can be seen on a radiograph?
what should be removed before radiographs are taken?
removable partial dentures