Fluoride Multiple Choice Quiz #2

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Fluoride Multiple Choice Quiz #2

Choose the correct answer from the following options


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    By what percentage are carious lesions reduced in someone who has continuously drank fluoridated water since birth?
    • A. 

      40%-65%

    • B. 

      10%-20%

    • C. 

      70%-90%

    • D. 

      30%-50%

  • 2. 
    What daily dose of fluoride supplements should be given to a 5 year old who lives in an area with .5 ppm?
    • A. 

      0 mg

    • B. 

      .5 mg

    • C. 

      .25 mg

    • D. 

      1 mg

  • 3. 
    Sodium fluoride gels and foams for in-office use are generally available in the following concentration?  
    • A. 

      1.23%

    • B. 

      2.0%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      1.1%

  • 4. 
    1.23% APF Gel/Foam has a pH of?  
    • A. 

      5

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      2.5

    • D. 

      3.5

  • 5. 
    For optimum caries reduction fluoride varnish should be applied every _________ months?
    • A. 

      1-2

    • B. 

      8-12

    • C. 

      3-6

    • D. 

      6-8

  • 6. 
    6. Fluoride varnish would be indicated in all of the following cases EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Patient with open carious lesion

    • B. 

      Patient with active pit and fissure enamel lesions

    • C. 

      Patient with orthodontic brackets

    • D. 

      Patient with dentinal hypersensitivity

  • 7. 
    What is the typical concentration of fluoride varnish in the USA?
    • A. 

      2 %

    • B. 

      5 %

    • C. 

      1.23 %

    • D. 

      1.1 %

  • 8. 
    What is the maximum amount of fluoride that should be place in each of the 2 trays for the pediatric patient?
    • A. 

      2 ml

    • B. 

      5 ml

    • C. 

      4 ml

    • D. 

      10 ml

  • 9. 
    Prescription grade fluoride gels for home use typically have which of the following concentrations?  
    • A. 

      1.1%

    • B. 

      2%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      1.23%

  • 10. 
    10. Check all of the following that would be likely candidates for fluoride mouthrinses
    • A. 

      A patient with xerostomia

    • B. 

      A patient with root exposure

    • C. 

      A recovering alcoholic with high caries risk

    • D. 

      A 6 and a half year old with incipient lesions

  • 11. 
    11. Which of the following types of fluoride have a concentration of .454% in dentifrices  
    • A. 

      Sodium monofluorophosphate (Na2PO3F)

    • B. 

      Soduim fluoride (NaF)

    • C. 

      Stannous fluoride (SnF2)

    • D. 

      Acidulated phosphate (APF)

  • 12. 
    Which of the following would be appropriate instructions for a patient who has been prescribed a 1.1% Sodium fluoride gel?  
    • A. 

      Apply 10 mg to dry brush head

    • B. 

      Should preferably be used in the morning

    • C. 

      Should be used at least twice a day (3-4 if possible)

    • D. 

      Do not rinse after use

  • 13. 
    How much fluoride toothpaste should be applied to a toddler's toothbrush?
    • A. 

      3 nurdles

    • B. 

      A half inch

    • C. 

      A half pea size

    • D. 

      As much as necessary depending on the plaque

  • 14. 
    What is the range of the STD of fluoride for an average-sized adult?  
    • A. 

      .5 to 1g

    • B. 

      3.5 to 5 g

    • C. 

      1.25 to 2.5g

    • D. 

      5 to 10 g

  • 15. 
    What would be the ideal supplementation of newborn baby living in an area without fluoridated water?  
    • A. 

      0 mg

    • B. 

      .25 mg

    • C. 

      .5 mg

    • D. 

      1 mg

  • 16. 
    Patients with low caries risk may not benefit much from fluoride varnish?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Which one of the following is a contraindication to using APF fluoride?  
    • A. 

      Patients who have undergone chemotherapy

    • B. 

      Patients with porcelain or composite restorations

    • C. 

      High caries risk patients

    • D. 

      Children under age 6

  • 18. 
    Prevident 5000 contains?  
    • A. 

      APF

    • B. 

      NaF

    • C. 

      SnF

    • D. 

      Na2PO3F

  • 19. 
    The following are appropriate instructions to patients after application of fluoride varnish. CHECK ALL THAT APPLY
    • A. 

      Tell patient not to drink hot liquids or eat hard foods

    • B. 

      Inform patient that if they notice a yellowing of teeth this is NOT normal

    • C. 

      Instructed them not to brush/floss for AT LEAST 4-6 hours (next day better)

    • D. 

      Instruct them to remove varnish with normal brushing and flossing at the appropriate time interval

  • 20. 
    There is a big difference between Sodium fluoride and the Sodium MFP in caries reduction
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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