C3 - Da- Dental Radiography

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C3 - Da- Dental Radiography

HLTDEN002 Assist with dental radiography, Event 1 of 3Select the best answer for the following questions. Refer to Essentials of Dental Assisting, Chapters 15 & 16, Robinson & Bird and additional resources for this quiz. 100% result required, multiple attempts are permitted. According to the Sydney TAFE 2016 Student Guide, "a student has the responsibility to do all assessments tasks and examinations honestly and not engage in plagiarism, collusion or cheating. "Print your 100% certificate and provide it to your teacher as requested. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    True or false? Dental images are essential in the practice of dentistry?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    X-rays are a form of energy called?
    • A. 

      Electromagnetic

    • B. 

      Electric

    • C. 

      Xtromagnetic

    • D. 

      Free

  • 3. 
    Tick only the properties of X-rays from the list below:
    • A. 

      May penetrate solids, liquids, and gases

    • B. 

      Can be seen

    • C. 

      May produce an image on photographic fim

    • D. 

      Cause bilogic changes

    • E. 

      Has a positive charge

    • F. 

      Can be absorbed by matter

  • 4. 
    True or false? A harmful effect of x-rays in humans that results in disruption of cellular structure and causes permanent damage to living cells and tissue is known as Ionization
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    ALARA is an acronym for ____?
    • A. 

      As low as reasonably achievable

    • B. 

      As low as reasonably available

    • C. 

      As light as reasonably achivable

    • D. 

      Always low as reasonably achievable

  • 6. 
    The ALARA principle protects ___?
    • A. 

      Only the patient

    • B. 

      Only the operator

    • C. 

      Both the patient and the operator

    • D. 

      Neither the patient or operator

  • 7. 
    True or false?The slower the film speed, the less radiation exposure to the patient?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    True or false?Digital radiography allows for a substantial decrease in patient exposure relative to film-based radiography?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the exception to the rule that a lead apron and thyroid collar must be used on all patients for all intraoral exposures?
    • A. 

      None, there are no exceptions

    • B. 

      When you use digital imaging

    • C. 

      When you are taking only one radiograph

    • D. 

      When you are over 18

  • 10. 
    True or false?Folded lead aprons will eventually crack and allow radiation to leak through the apron.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    True or false?Care should be taken not to touch the apron with the same gloves that were used to place the film or sensor in the patient's mouth?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Select items that should be removed prior to taking an intraoral radiograph?
    • A. 

      Eyeglasses

    • B. 

      Oral piercings

    • C. 

      Dental prostheses

    • D. 

      Wrist watch

    • E. 

      Necklace

  • 13. 
    A ________ is used to measure the amount of occupational exposure?
    • A. 

      Film badge

    • B. 

      Pocket odometer

    • C. 

      Manometer

    • D. 

      There is no way to measure the amount of occupational exposure

  • 14. 
      Identify the following oral radiographic view:
    • A. 

      Periapical (PA)

    • B. 

      Bite-wing

    • C. 

      Occlusal

    • D. 

      Orthopantomograph (OPG)

  • 15. 
      Identify the following oral radiographic view:
    • A. 

      Periapical (PA)

    • B. 

      Bite-wing

    • C. 

      Occlusal

    • D. 

      Orthopantomograph (OPG)

  • 16. 
      Identify the following oral radiographic view:
    • A. 

      Periapical (PA)

    • B. 

      Bite-wing

    • C. 

      Occlusal

    • D. 

      Orthopantomograph (OPG)

  • 17. 
      Identify the following oral radiographic view:
    • A. 

      Periapical (PA)

    • B. 

      Bite-wing

    • C. 

      Occlusal

    • D. 

      Orthopantomograph (OPG)

  • 18. 
    The most common film size used is?
    • A. 

      Size 1

    • B. 

      Size 2

    • C. 

      Size 4

    • D. 

      Size 0

  • 19. 
    True or false?Unexposed films be should be stored in a refrigerator? 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Films are best to be stored in all of the following areas, except?
    • A. 

      Where films are being exposed

    • B. 

      Dark

    • C. 

      Cool

    • D. 

      Dry

  • 21. 
    True or false?An advantage of automatic film processing is the that less equipment and space is required?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Automatic chemicals should be changed ___?
    • A. 

      Every 2-6 weeks

    • B. 

      Every 2-6 days

    • C. 

      Every 3-4 weeks

    • D. 

      Every 3-4 days

  • 23. 
      Identify the following processing error:
    • A. 

      Underdeveloped

    • B. 

      Overdeveloped

    • C. 

      Overlapped film

    • D. 

      Developer splash

  • 24. 
      Identify the following processing error:
    • A. 

      Underdeveloped

    • B. 

      Overdeveloped

    • C. 

      Overlapped film

    • D. 

      Developer splash

  • 25. 
      Identify the following processing error:
    • A. 

      Underdeveloped

    • B. 

      Overdeveloped

    • C. 

      Overlapped film

    • D. 

      Developer splash

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