Chapters Restorative And Esthetic Dental Materials.

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Dental Quizzes & Trivia

The demand for aesthetic in dentistry has created a variety of restorative materials meant for dental restoration. Ceramic restorations for instance are so natural looking and the dentists need to carefully evaluate what they observe in a patients mouth. Take up the quiz on chapters restorative and esthetic dental materials to learn more.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    One of the most common restorative materials in dentistry is composite.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Direct restorations include amalgam and gold crowns.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Composite resins are stronger than amalgam or gold.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Polymerization is the process in which the resin material is changed from a pliable state into a hardened restoration.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Macrofilled composites contain the smallest filler particles providing the least strength.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    One reason temporary restorations are used is to maintain the function and esthetics of a tooth until a permanent restoration can be placed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Common uses of Intermediate Restorative Material include restorative emergencies and restoration of primary teeth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Indirect restorations materials include gold alloys and ceramic materials.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Porcelain material is chosen as a restorative material because the shading matches tooth color well.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    For longer than 150 years, billions of dental amalgam fillings has been used to restore decayed teeth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    The types of supplemental materials selected by the dentist will determine how the tooth will be prepared.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Calcium hydroxide is NOT a bonding material.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The application of a varnish helps to seal the dentinal tubules.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Dental bases are used to provide pulpal protection in the following ways: Protective bases, insulating bases, and sedative bases.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    With the use of bonding materials, it is now possible to bond restorative materials to enamel and dentin.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Acid etching is a technique in which acid is placed on either the enamel or gingiva to remove the smear layer in preparation for bonding.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    An example of enamel bonding is a sealant or orthodontic bracket.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The mixing time for dental cements is the same no matter which materials you are using.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Glass ionomer cement MUST be mixed on a cool glass slab.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    A porcelain casting is chosen over other castings because it
    • A. 

      Has higher strength.

    • B. 

      Has the ability to match natural tooth structure.

    • C. 

      Is a good insulator.

    • D. 

      All of the above.

  • 21. 
    ________ occurs when a metal restoration is touched by a fork.
    • A. 

      Microleakage

    • B. 

      Galvanic action

    • C. 

      Sheer stress

    • D. 

      Corrosion

  • 22. 
    A properly triturated amalgam mix should:
    • A. 

      Be a hard mass.

    • B. 

      Contain dry particles.

    • C. 

      Be a soft, pliable mass.

    • D. 

      Separate when packed.

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      More retention is cut into the prep for composite.

    • B. 

      Amalgam requires the use of a bonding system.

    • C. 

      Composites are more compatible with most dental materials used for bases.

    • D. 

      Composites require the use of a bonding system.

  • 24. 
    A liquid with high viscosity _____ flow easily and _____ effective in wetting a surface.
    • A. 

      Does; is

    • B. 

      Does; is not

    • C. 

      Does not; is

    • D. 

      Does not; is not

  • 25. 
    Glass ionomer can be used for class _____ restorations.
    • A. 

      II

    • B. 

      III

    • C. 

      IV

    • D. 

      V