Dental Radiography Quiz: Trivia Test!

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Dental Radiography Quiz: Trivia Test!

How much do you know about dental radiography? What do you know about the different types of teeth, alignment, and sequence? The importance of teeth is evident when you think that you must chew your food every day. There are five different teeth types, including incisors, canines, premolars, molars, and wisdom teeth. Each kind of tooth serves another purpose. Show your pearly whites by smiling when you pass this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The layers within a film packet, in order from the machine tube, are:
    • A. 

      Paper, film, paper, lead foil

    • B. 

      Film, lead foil, paper

    • C. 

      Lead foil, paper, film, paper

    • D. 

      Paper, lead foil, film, paper

  • 2. 
    The ideal time and temperature for developing are:
    • A. 

      20c for 1 minute

    • B. 

      17c for 3 minutes

    • C. 

      25c for 3 minutes

    • D. 

      15c for 5 minutes

  • 3. 
    Bitewing radiographs are taken to diagnose:
    • A. 

      Occlusal caries

    • B. 

      Interproximal caries

    • C. 

      Periodontal bone loss

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 4. 
    A periapical view  with the apices off the film has been:
    • A. 

      Foreshortened

    • B. 

      Coned off

    • C. 

      Elongated

    • D. 

      Underexposed

  • 5. 
    The sequence of events when developing a dental film is:
    • A. 

      Developer fixer wash

    • B. 

      Wash developer fixer wash

    • C. 

      Developer wash fixer wash

    • D. 

      Developer wash fixer

  • 6. 
    A radiograph that apprears black is likely to have been
    • A. 

      Overdeveloped

    • B. 

      Overexposed

    • C. 

      Developed at too high a temperature

    • D. 

      Any of the above

  • 7. 
    OPT stands for
  • 8. 
    Elongation occurs on radiographs when
  • 9. 
    Which of the following statements is correct in the procedure for making full/full dentures?
    • A. 

      Impressions, Try, Bite, Re-try, Fit

    • B. 

      Bite, Impressions, Try, Re-try, Fit

    • C. 

      Impressions, Bite, Try, Re-try, Fit

    • D. 

      Impressions, Try, Re-try, Fit

  • 10. 
     A little tag of tissue in the center of the upper and the lower lip that attaches the lip to the gums
    • A. 

      Hard Palate

    • B. 

      Labial Frenum

    • C. 

      Gingiva

    • D. 

      Maxillary Tuberosities

  • 11. 
    Non movable part of the roof of your mouth
    • A. 

      Maxillary Tuberosities

    • B. 

      Labial Frenum

    • C. 

      Soft Palate

    • D. 

      Hard Palate

  • 12. 
    Lies behind the hard palate and is closer to the back of your throat.  You can feel the dividing line between the hard and soft palates with your tongue 
    • A. 

      Hard Palate

    • B. 

      Gingiva

    • C. 

      Soft Palate

    • D. 

      Labial Frenum

  • 13. 
    Are the tough, hard humps behind your top back teeth on both sides of the dental arch
    • A. 

      Gingiva

    • B. 

      Hard Palate

    • C. 

      Maxillary Tuberosities

    • D. 

      Epiglottis

  • 14. 
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