Dental Assistant Test

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Dental Assistant Test

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The dental degree DDS means...
    • A. 

      Dental Doctor and Specialist

    • B. 

      Degree of Dental Science

    • C. 

      Doctor of Dental Specialties

    • D. 

      Doctor of Dental Surgery

  • 2. 
    In the Universal Numbering System, the permanent teeth are numbered 1 to 32.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    According to the Universal Numbering System, tooth #7 and #10 are maxillary lateral incisors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The area between adjacent tooth surfaces is called the inter-proximal space.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The anterior teeth are toward the front and include the incisors and molars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The surface of the tooth that is closest to the tongue is the ...
    • A. 

      Facial surface

    • B. 

      Lingual surface

    • C. 

      Mesial surface

    • D. 

      Distal surface

  • 7. 
    Critical instruments do not have a high risk of disease transmission and do not need to be sterilized.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What instruments are used in basic setup?
    • A. 

      Mouth mirror

    • B. 

      Explorer

    • C. 

      Cotton pliers

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 9. 
    Which is an example of a hand cutting instrument?
    • A. 

      Excavators

    • B. 

      Amalgom condensers

    • C. 

      Burnishers

    • D. 

      Amalgom Carvers

  • 10. 
    A palm-thumb grasp is when an instrument is held ...
    • A. 

      In the palm using the thumb to stabilize the instrument

    • B. 

      The same way as a pen

    • C. 

      In the palm of the hand

  • 11. 
    The patient position where the patients head is lower than their heart is the ...
    • A. 

      Subsupine position

    • B. 

      Upright position

    • C. 

      Supine position

  • 12. 
    The system used in dentistry to remove water and other debris is called the oral evacuation system.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Which of the following terms matches the following definition? The teeth on either side of a missing tooth
    • A. 

      Abutment

    • B. 

      Amalgam

    • C. 

      Armamentarium

    • D. 

      Articulator

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is the most infectious bloodeborne pathogen likely to be encountered in the dental workplace.
    • A. 

      Hepatitis B

    • B. 

      HIV

    • C. 

      Tuberculosis

    • D. 

      Prion disease

  • 15. 
    What is the abbreviation for Buccal-occlusal?
    • A. 

      BO

    • B. 

      BU

    • C. 

      BC

    • D. 

      BL

  • 16. 
    What is the abbreviation for Mesioincisal?
    • A. 

      MI

    • B. 

      MO

    • C. 

      MS

    • D. 

      MC