dental materials

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  1. fluoride can be found as naturally occurring in which one of the following
    A tea
    B raw seafood
    C coffe
    d. beans
    A tea
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  2. when tooth enamel first begins to demineralize what is one of the corrective measures that can be taken to stimulate remineralization
    A. stop eating foods with proteins and amino acids
    B.check the labels on food packages to determine whether they contain fluoride
    C. use a daily rinse containing fluoride
    D. brush with baking soda and salt
    C. use a dialy rinse containing fluoride
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  3. when enamel is remineralized with fluoride
    A. the fluoride contains a poison that kills all bacteria assocaited with dental caries (don't we wish)
    B. all of the calcium is replaced
    C. it is a different color
    D. the resultatn remineralized crystal is more resistant to acids
    D. the resultant remineralized crystal is more resistant to acids
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  4. fluorosis is always considered to be
    A. destructive to the tooth
    B. a sign that the person will need to have bleaching and restorations
    C. a sign that the person has ingested more than the optimum amount of fluoride
    D. very unsightly
    C. a sign that the person has ingested more than the optimum amount of fluoride
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  5. nightly home fluoride treatment with 1.1% sodium fluoride as a brush on gel or in custom trays is indicated for
    A. elderly pt taking mediations that cuase dry mouth
    B. adolescent with one or two pit and fissrue caries
    C. middle aged women going through menopause
    D. children younger than years of age
    A. eldery pt taking meds that cause dry mouth
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  6. sealant material is
    A. never in need of replacement once in place
    B. indicated for all permanent molars
    C. used for protection of smooth surface caries
    D. an unfilled or lightly filled resin
    D. an unfilled or lightly fillled resin
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  7. when a dental sealant is placed the technique
    a is exaclty the same as bonding to dentin
    b. requries the feild to be kept dry
    c. can be done by dental hygienist and assistants in all states
    d. always requries the use of a curing light
    c requries the field to be kept dry
  8. which one of the following is the best candidate for sealants
    A. tooth with decay into dentin
    B. molar with stained fissures in a 50 year old pt
    C. tooth with shallow pit and fissures
    D. newly erupted tooth with numerous deep fissures
    D. newly erupted tooth with numerous deep fissures
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  9. if caries in a fissure is undected and is inadvertently coverd by a well placed sealant what will happen?
    a caries will progress rapidly
    b. caries will progress slowly
    c. caires wil stop progressing
    c. caires will stop progressing
  10. very small filler particles are added to sealant materials for which purpose
    A. to decrease wear of sealant
    B. to improve the esthetics
    C. to block opening of fissure
    D. to increase adhesion to enamel
    A. to decrease wear of sealant
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  11. how is the surface of the tooth prepared before acid etching for sealant placement
    a pt is asked to brush teeth
    b. teeth wiped with gauze
    c. fluoride gel is applied
    d surfaces are cleaned with pumice
    d. surfaces are cleaned with pumice
  12. the acid most commonly used to etch the enamel for sealant placement is which one
    A. citric acid
    B. phosphoric acid
    C. nitric acid
    D. hydrochloric acid
    B. phosphoric acid
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  13. the tip of the light wand of the curing light should be held how close to the sealant?
    A. about 1/2 inch away
    B. in contact with sealant
    C. with a good light it doesn't matter how far away you are
    D. very close about 1 mm away from the surface
    D. very close about 1 mm awqay from the surface
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  14. all of the following except one are reasons why pits and fissures are so susceptible to careis which one is the exception
    A. the enamel lining them is very thin
    B. they retain bacteria and food debris
    C. toothbrush bristles cannot reach into fissures to clean them
    D. they are often deep and narrow
    A. the enamle lining them is very thin
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  15. after placement of a sealant which of the following should be checked?
    a. sealant surface for voids or porosities
    b. the occlusion
    c. the contact arease with adjacent teeth
    d. all of the above
    d. all of the above
  16. the most common reason for loss of a sealant shortly after placement is which of the following
    A. saliva contamination after acid etching
    B. inadequate curing time
    C. inadequate etching time
    D. the sealant material was bad
    A. saliva contamination after acid etching
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  17. how should the surface of the enamel appear after acid etching
    A. frosty white
    B. slightly yellow
    C. bright gray
    D. shiny
    A. frosty white
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  18. what does the acid etch do to the surface of the enamel
    a. creates a roughend irregular surface
    b. leaves a smooth clean surface
    c. evenly removes about half the enamel
    d. none of the above
    a creates a roughened irregular surface
  19. the most important requirement for successfully bonding sealants to enamel is
    A. good isolation to prevent saliva contamination
    B. a high concetnration of acid for etching
    C. long drying times
    D. long etching times
    A. good isololation to prevent saliva contamination
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  20. studies hsow caries to occur in pits and fissures most often in which groups of teeth
    A. perm molars
    B. perm max incisors
    C. perm premolars
    A. perm molars
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  21. how does a sealant adhere to the etched enamel surface?
    A. shrinking when polymerized it tightly grips the surface
    B. sealant is very sticky and adheres to the surface like glue
    C. micromechanical retention
    D. chemical bond to surface
    C. micromechanical retention
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  22. the main purpose of most desensitizing agents
    A. when added to toothpaste, is to improve the taste and keep it from burning the gingiva
    B. plug openings of exposed dentinal tubules
    C. help dental hygienist keep pt comfortable during dental prophy procedure
    D. to close the openings of enamel rods to prevent temp and osmotic changes in enamel fluids
    B. plug openings of exposed dential tubules
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  23. when a mouth guard is prescribed by the dentist fabrication can be done by
    a dental assistant
    b. dental hygienist
    c. laboratory technician
    d. all of the above
    d. all of the above
  24. the main purpose of a mouth guard is
    A. use as bleaching trays
    B. keep teeth in alignment after ortho
    C. use as a tray for placing fluoride on teeth
    D. to help protect the teeth and supporting structures during contact sports
    D. to help protect the teeth and supporting structures during contact sports
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  25. custom made mouth guards and splints may be made of
    A. thermoplastic sheets of resilient plastic or hard processed acrylic resin
    B. plastic material softened by boiling
    C. composite resin
    D. tay acrylic
    A. thermoplastic sheets of resilient plastic or hard processed acrylic resin
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  26. bleaching of teeth
    A. affects only extrinsic stains
    B. can cuase them to become soft
    C. can cause sensitivity of the teeth
    D. is very predictable
    C. can cause sensitivity of the teeth
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  27. bleaching of teeth works
    A. by sealing surface porosities so that stain cannot enter the tooth surface
    B. by penetrating both enamel and dentin and oxidizing the stain
    C. by removing surface stains
    D. by creating a white coating on the surface of the enamel
    B. by penetrating both enamel and dentin and oxidizing the stain
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  28. in office bleaching
    A. produces equivalent results to home bleaching but is faster
    B. there are way too many review questions
    C. yay this is my last one!
    D. is superior in results to home bleaching
    A. produces equivalent results to home bleaching but is faster
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