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  1. Preventive aspects of DH
    • Primary Prevention
    • Secondary Prevention
  2. Diff btw Primary and Secondary prevention
    • Primary-impede development of disease
    • Secondary-limit destruction caused by disease
  3. Oral tissue as biologic materials

    • Enamel
    • dentin
    • Pulp
    • Periodontium
    • gingival tissues
  4. The US standards and guidelines for evaluating dental products
    Council on Scientific Affairs of the American Dental Association (ADA)
  5. how long does the ADA seal last
    3 years
  6. Medical Device Amendments of 1976 group divices into three categories
    • Class I: least regulated..pophy paste, toothbrushes
    • Class II: devices gain approval from FDA...amalgum and composite
    • Class III: most regulated: require premarket approval; datat must be submitted to FDA for these to be sold...bone graft materials
  7. attempts to unify standards throughout its member countries. carry the CE marking
    International standards organization (ISO)
  8. Classification of Dental Materials
    • classification by use:
    • restorations
    • crowns
    • bridges
    • complete and partial dentures
    • impressions, casts, adn models
    • cements
    • temporary materials
    • preventive materials
    • polishing materials
    • implants
    • specialty materials

    • location of fabrication:
    • Direct Restorative Materials (constructed directly in the oral cavity..placed in the "cavity preparation" that was drilled by the dentist
    • E.g. amalgam, composites, glass ionomers
    • Indirect Restorative Materials (fabricated outside the mouth)
    • E.g. Gold growns and inlays, ceramic materials, indirect restorative polymers
    • longevity of use:
    • permanent restorations
    • temporary restorations
    • interim restoration (long-term temporary restoration)
  9. Dr. G.V. Black's classification of caries
    • Class I: pits and fissures
    • Class II: area of tooth just below the interproximal contact in posterior teeth
    • Class III: interproximal caries in anterior teeth
    • Class IV: class III lesion left untreated progresses to the incisal angle of an anterior tooth
    • Class V: gingvial third of the facial or lingual surfaces of anterior and posterior teeth
    • Class VI: cusp tip or incisal edge of a tooth (attrition causing the tooth to dip out)
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2011-06-12 21:19:47

exam I
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