Fluoride Multiple Choice

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Fluoride Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    Most bottled water contains fluoride
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following was an original research city for fluoride in 1945?
    • A. 

      New York, New York

    • B. 

      Albuquerque, New Mexico

    • C. 

      Grand Rapids, Michigan

    • D. 

      Aurora, Illinois

  • 3. 
    Approximately 99% of systemic fluoride is retained in which of the following:
    • A. 

      Kidneys

    • B. 

      Mineralized tissues

    • C. 

      Blood plasma

    • D. 

      Oral mucosa

  • 4. 
    The process of lowering the amount of fluoride in fluoridated water to an optimum level to prevent fluorosis is known as:
    • A. 

      Hypocalcification

    • B. 

      Demineralization

    • C. 

      Unfluoridation

    • D. 

      Defluoridation

  • 5. 
    After tooth eruption adults get no further benefits from fluoride
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    All of the following are topical effects of fluoride in preventing dental caries EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Inhibits demineralization

    • B. 

      Enhances remineralization

    • C. 

      Inhibits bacterial activity

    • D. 

      Decreases oral pH

  • 7. 
    Dental Fluorosis can begin at levels over _____ ppm
    • A. 

      2 ppm

    • B. 

      8 ppm

    • C. 

      4 ppm

    • D. 

      1.7 ppm

  • 8. 
    Skeletal fluorosis is seen in drinking water fluoride levels over
    • A. 

      2 ppm

    • B. 

      8 ppm

    • C. 

      20 ppm

    • D. 

      40 ppm

  • 9. 
    All of the following are signs of dental fluorosis EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Slight green stain at gingival margin

    • B. 

      Dark brown stain present

    • C. 

      Areas of very whiter than normal enamel

    • D. 

      Pitting of enamel surface

  • 10. 
    Prior to Jan, 2011, the accepted range of fluoride levels in drinking water by the U.S Public Health Service was
    • A. 

      1 - 2 ppm

    • B. 

      .7 - 4 ppm

    • C. 

      .7 - 1.2 ppm

    • D. 

      .7 ppm

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