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extreme tooth sensitivity that causes a painful response to stimuli
dental hyperalgesia (DH)
a theory that the movement of flouid within dentin tubules generates impulse transmission in nerves that the odontoblast connection with dentin
a result or effect caused inadvertently by a clinican or a clinician's treatment
the ability to produce a prolonged effect usually though maintaining a bond with receptors
acidulated phosphate fluoride
what are three types of fluoride commonly used in dentistry?
Soudim fluoride Varnish 5%
what is an overdose of fluoride from a single dose called?
t/f acute toxicity is not an emergency and can be fixed with intervention
FALSE acute toxicity is a serious medical emergency
t/f acute toxicity must be managed immediately to prevent death
what type of fluoride toxicity occurs slowly overtime
what is an example of a commone sign of chronic fluoride toxicity?
what are the pt instructions following fluoride varnish application?
food should not be eaten for appox 2 hours after application, toothbrusing on day of application is not recommended
what are six contributing factors to dentin hypersensitivity?
abnormal tooth development
what is the outward movement of lfuid within the dentin tubule stimulates nerve endings surrounding the odontoblast at the dentiopulpal interface and gerneates an impulse transmisison interpreted in the brain as pain
what are five examples of in office desensitization agents?
adhesives and resin
what are five examples of home use desensitizing agents?
postassium nitrate (dentifrice)
SnF (crest pro health)
Stannous fluoride (gel kam)
what are cariostatic?
fluoride (most cariostatic agent)
when should you use fluoride supplements?
for moderate and high risk individuals
what should you do in the case of an acute fluoride overdose?
glass of milk
Ca + Fluoride=
inhibitis absorption of fluoride
what is a an anticaries rinse and also considered the most effective antigingivitis rinse?
what type of fluoride do you use if a pt has porcelain restorations?
what type of in office dentin hypersensentivity treatment last the longest
what typ of in office dentin hypersensitivity is the most common to prevent nerve repolarization