Theory

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cassiedh
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Theory
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2011-01-26 01:27:21
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Ch26
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Ch. 26
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  1. what is type I gingival embrasures?
    mild
  2. what is type II gingival embrasures?
    flattening of papilla
  3. what is type III gingival embrasures?
    gingiva gone
  4. where does perio disease start?
    col
  5. what are four types of interdental brushes?
    • proxabrush
    • end tuft brush
    • toothpick holder
    • wooden interdental cleaner
  6. what are five types of floss?
    • waxed
    • unwaxed
    • silk
    • nylon
    • expanded PTFE (glide)
  7. what are some advantages to waxed floss (3)
    • smooth to prevent trauma
    • easily slides thru contacts
    • less shredding/breakage
  8. what are some disadvantages to UNwaxed floss?
    • may snap thru contacts
    • frays easily
  9. t/f unwaxed floss is wider for more biofilm removal?
    true
  10. when should you floss?
    before brushing
  11. t/f 20-30 inches of floss is needed to floss?
    false 12-15
  12. what fingers do you wrap the floss around
    Use that birdie for something other than your road rage
  13. how do you prevent floss cut or clefts?
    • No snapping floss
    • complete you C shape
    • fulcrum
  14. what are five alternative flosses and aids?
    • floss holder
    • floss threader
    • tufted dental floss (SUPER floss)
    • knitting yarn
    • gauze strip

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