Dental Fillings: Ultimate Quiz On Amalgam And Composite Restorations!

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Dental Fillings: Ultimate Quiz On Amalgam And Composite Restorations!

The trivia quiz below is on Dental Fillings base on Amalgam and Composite Restorations. If someone loses a tooth or has teeth filled with cavities, they go to the dentist so as to regain or attain a pleasing appearance, and there are a set of procedures that a dentist may take up. Take this quiz and see if you know the types of restorations.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What material is a low strength liner, protects the pulp, provides a therapeutic effect to a tooth, reduces sensitivity after restoration is complete, stimulates the growth of secondary dentin, and has antibacterial properties?
    • A. 

      Varnish

    • B. 

      Glass ionomer

    • C. 

      Reinforced ZOE

    • D. 

      Calcium Hydroxide

  • 2. 
    Examples of cavity liners are:
    • A. 

      Calcium hydroxide

    • B. 

      Polycarboxylate

    • C. 

      Zinc oxide eugenol

    • D. 

      Glass ionomer

    • E. 

      Zinc phosphate

  • 3. 
    What is the name brand of cavity varnish?
    • A. 

      Dycal

    • B. 

      Vitrabond

    • C. 

      Fiji

    • D. 

      Copalite

    • E. 

      Durelon

  • 4. 
    What protects pulp and provides mechanical support for a restoration?
    • A. 

      Cavity varnish

    • B. 

      Calcium hydroxide

    • C. 

      Cavity liner

    • D. 

      Cement bases

  • 5. 
    Several different types of cement bases are:
    • A. 

      Glass ionomer

    • B. 

      Reinforced zinc oxide eugenol

    • C. 

      Varnish

    • D. 

      Zinc phosphate

    • E. 

      Calcium hydroxide

    • F. 

      Polycarbonate

    • G. 

      Resin cement

    • H. 

      Compomers

  • 6. 
    What materials are liner, base, and cement?
    • A. 

      Zinc phosphate

    • B. 

      Zinc oxide eugenol

    • C. 

      Polycarboxylate

    • D. 

      Glass ionomer

    • E. 

      Varnish

  • 7. 
    Polycarboxylate is a ____________ and ____________
  • 8. 
    Zinc phosphate is a ______________ and _______________
  • 9. 
    What material must be used on a glass slate due to its thermal conductivity?
    • A. 

      Varnish

    • B. 

      Calcium hydroxide

    • C. 

      Zinc phosphate

    • D. 

      Polycarboxylate

  • 10. 
    What material is a low strength liner, fluoride releasing, root canal and pit and fissure sealer, and can be used as build up material?
    • A. 

      Varnish

    • B. 

      Polycarboxylate

    • C. 

      Glass ionomer

    • D. 

      Zinc phosphate

  • 11. 
    Calcium Hydroxide is a __________ and ________________
  • 12. 
    What material is a low strength base, used as a temporary cement, and has a sedative effect on the pulp?
    • A. 

      Zinc phosphate

    • B. 

      Zinc oxide eugenol

    • C. 

      Polycarboxylate

    • D. 

      Calcium hydroxide

  • 13. 
    What material should not be applied as a direct pulp cap?
    • A. 

      Zinc phosphate

    • B. 

      Reinforced Zinc oxide eugenol

    • C. 

      Polycarboxylate

    • D. 

      Glass ionomer

  • 14. 
    What material seals dentin tubules, has low solubility, protects against microleakage, and is only used in amalgam restorations?
    • A. 

      Varnish

    • B. 

      Calcium hydroxide

    • C. 

      Zinc oxide eugenol

    • D. 

      Reinforced zinc eugenol

  • 15. 
    Reinforced zince oxide eugenol is a __________ and ________
  • 16. 
    What 3 step process enhances the chemical bond between the bonding agent and restoration?
  • 17. 
    What process improves the retention of the restoration and removes the smear layer from prep to allow for penetration of bonding agent into dentin?
    • A. 

      Primer

    • B. 

      Bond

    • C. 

      Acid etching

  • 18. 
    What process improves the wettability of the prep and penetrates dentin tubules?
    • A. 

      Primer

    • B. 

      Acid etching

    • C. 

      Varnish

    • D. 

      Calcium hydroxide

  • 19. 
    What bonds to collagen fibers in dentin--mechanically "locks in"
    • A. 

      Varnish

    • B. 

      Bonding (resin) adhesives

    • C. 

      Primer

    • D. 

      Acid etching

  • 20. 
    What materials make up dental composites?
  • 21. 
    Post operative instructions for composite restoration for first 24 hours
    • A. 

      Avoid extreme hot and cold food or drink

    • B. 

      Avoid tea, coffee, cigarettes or foods that stain

    • C. 

      Do not brush excessively

    • D. 

      Do not use abrasive tooth polish

    • E. 

      Exercise caution (materials are brittle)

    • F. 

      Watch numb area

    • G. 

      Don't eat or drink anything