Dental assisting

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Dental assisting
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2011-02-07 20:33:06
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oral surgery
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  1. Term for extraction of teeth
    exodontics
  2. What are the four ways to control pain?
    sedation, pre-medication, local anesthetic, and gernal asthestic
  3. Surgical reduction or reshaping of the remaining alveolar ridge
    alveolectomy
  4. Surgical removal of apex of tooth
    apicoectomy
  5. Rocked back and forth in the socket
    luxated
  6. Extra bone
    tori
  7. Incision and drain
    I/D
  8. Surgical removal of frenum
    frenectomy
  9. Procedure in which tissue is taken from one site and placed at another
    graphs
  10. Dry socket
    Alveolitis
  11. Tooth that is blocked from eruption by ginigival tissue only
    soft tissue impaction
  12. Blocked by bone and tissue
    bony impaction
  13. Extra tooth between centrals
    mesiodens
  14. Minor surgical procedure undertaken to obtain a specimen of a suspicious lesion of the moral mucosa
    biopsy
  15. Wedge-shaped section of adjacent normal tissue plus a section of abnormal tissue is obtained to provide the pathologist with speciment for comparing normal and abnormal tissue
    inicision method
  16. If possible the entire lesion mass and adjacent and underlying normal tissue are excised to provide the pathologist with a sample of the patients tissue
    excision method
  17. Deep seated tumors are examined by exploring and obtaining a speciment, using deep surgical excisior
    exploratory biopsy
  18. Two type of sutures
    absorable, non-absorable
  19. Readily absorbed by body and dont remove (gut, collagen )
    absorable
  20. Stays in 5-7 days, silk, nylon, and polyproplene
    non-absorable
  21. Most popular material because it is stronger/durable-easy to manipulate
    silk
  22. Cut at point where knot is located, pull the knot
    removal of sutures
  23. Cowhorn
    23
  24. 151
    mandibular
  25. Contradindications for oral surgery
    • tooth can be saved by another form of treatment.
    • avoided during active infection.
    • patient suffering from any potentially serious disease.
    • tendency for hemorrhage.
    • pregnancy (2nd trimester).
  26. Patient Instructions
    • 3 S's: no smoking, sucking, spitting.
    • swelling gone 3-4 days.
    • day after-rinse with warm salt water.
    • avoid very hot/cold food/liquid.
    • change gauze pads as instructed.
    • diet of soft foods and liquids-1 week.
    • Medicine as prescribed or directed.
    • Call dentist immediately if you keep bleeding.
    • if sutures return in 7 days to remove.
    • *always document number of sutures placed and type of meds given to patient*

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