Dynamics: Chapter 05 Dental

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Dynamics: Chapter 05 Dental

Roxanne DeLaet


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    This dental professional prepares and installs braces and retainers.
    • A. 

      Endodontist

    • B. 

      Prosthodontist

    • C. 

      Orthodontist

    • D. 

      Periodontist

  • 2. 
    This dental professional hands instruments and materials to the dentist
    • A. 

      Endodontist

    • B. 

      Dental hygienist

    • C. 

      Dental assistant

    • D. 

      Dental laboratory assistant

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is a typical work responsibility of dental hygienists?
    • A. 

      Repairing cracks in teeth

    • B. 

      Applying fluoride treatments and sealants

    • C. 

      Making crowns

    • D. 

      Opening the dental office

  • 4. 
    Dental hygienist programs include both academic classes and 650 hours of _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ clinical
    • A. 

      Actual

    • B. 

      professional

    • C. 

      Supervised

    • D. 

      Faculty

  • 5. 
    All states require that dental hygienists be __________________. 
    • A. 

      Accredited

    • B. 

      Certified

    • C. 

      Registered

    • D. 

      Licensed

  • 6. 
    A cap that is placed on a broken tooth is known as a/an _______________
    • A. 

      Bridge

    • B. 

      Cap

    • C. 

      Denture

    • D. 

      Crown

  • 7. 
    The process of keeping one’s mouth clean is known as _______________________
    • A. 

      Personal hygiene

    • B. 

      Dental hygiene

    • C. 

      Oral hygiene

    • D. 

      Orthodontic hygiene

  • 8. 
    Both dentists and dental hygienists must possess this physical ability.
    • A. 

      Patience

    • B. 

      Manual dexterity

    • C. 

      Communication skills

    • D. 

      Assessment skills

  • 9. 
    Successful dentists display this specific kind of attitude toward their staff and patients.
    • A. 

      Professional

    • B. 

      patience

    • C. 

      Caring

    • D. 

      Business

  • 10. 
    ______________ differs from the other states in the title given to licensed dental hygienists, calling them RDHs (registered dental hygienists) or LDHs (licensed dental hygienists).
    • A. 

      Illinois

    • B. 

      Indiana

    • C. 

      Iowa

    • D. 

      Idaho

  • 11. 
    This dental professional identifies and treats cavities, gum disease, and other dental problems
    • A. 

      Dentist

    • B. 

      Dental hygienist

    • C. 

      Dental assistant

    • D. 

      Endodontist

  • 12. 
     When people have a dental checkup, the first professional they see, and the one who spends the most time with them, is usually ____________________. 
    • A. 

      A dentist

    • B. 

      A dental assistant

    • C. 

      A dental hygienist

    • D. 

      An orthodontist

  • 13. 
    A dental assistant who works closely with a dentist during a procedure is performing the function of ­­­­­_______________ assistant. 
    • A. 

      Technical

    • B. 

      Chairside

    • C. 

      patient

    • D. 

      radiology

  • 14. 
    Endodontists specialize in ________________________________________.
    • A. 

      Promotion of oral health and disease prevention

    • B. 

      Replacement of missing teeth

    • C. 

      Treating the interior of teeth, including root canals

    • D. 

      Uses imaging to diagnose head and neck diseases.

  • 15. 
    All states require dental assistants attend a technical school, vocational school, the military, or  receive on the job training and are required to be ________________. 
    • A. 

      Certified

    • B. 

      licensed

    • C. 

      Registered

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    In some states, dental assistants must have a license or be registered to take x rays or to perform certain advanced tasks, such as ____________ teeth, which are often known as “expanded functions.”
    • A. 

      Filling

    • B. 

      Cleaning

    • C. 

      Polishing

    • D. 

      Examining

  • 17. 
    When performing an oral exam, both the dentist and dental hygienist must possess this quality. 
    • A. 

      Oriented to detail

    • B. 

      Patience

    • C. 

      Organization

    • D. 

      problem solving

  • 18. 
    Applicants to dental school must pass the Dental _______________ Test.
    • A. 

      Application

    • B. 

      Aptitude

    • C. 

      Analogy

    • D. 

      Admissions

  • 19. 
    Establishing oneself in the profession of dentistry takes self-discipline and strong what? 
    • A. 

      Manual dexterity

    • B. 

      Self confidence

    • C. 

      Work ethic

    • D. 

      Efficiency

  • 20. 
    Professional cleaning and polishing of the teeth is known as ________________.
    • A. 

      Prosthodontics

    • B. 

      periodontics

    • C. 

      Preventive

    • D. 

      Prophylaxis

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