Planning For Dental Hygiene care

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Dental Hygiene Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    A patient with end stage renal disease, hepatic, infectious disease, or terminal cancer
    • A. 

      ASA I

    • B. 

      ASA II

    • C. 

      ASA IV

    • D. 

      ASA V

  • 2. 
    A patient with unstable cardiovascular conditions, extremely elevated blood pressure, uncontrolled epilepsy, or uncontrolled insulin-dependent diabetes.
    • A. 

      ASA I

    • B. 

      ASA III

    • C. 

      ASA IV

    • D. 

      ASA V

  • 3. 
    A patient with chronic cardiovascular conditions, controlled insulin-dependent diabetes, chronic pulmonary diseases, elevated blood pressure
    • A. 

      ASA I

    • B. 

      ASA II

    • C. 

      ASA III

    • D. 

      ASA IV

  • 4. 
    A patient with well-controlled chronic conditions, upper respiratory infections, healthy pregnant women, allergies
    • A. 

      ASA I

    • B. 

      ASA II

    • C. 

      ASA III

    • D. 

      ASA V

  • 5. 
    A patient who is able to walk up a flight of stairs with no distress.
    • A. 

      ASA I

    • B. 

      ASA II

    • C. 

      ASA III

    • D. 

      ASA IV

  • 6. 
    ______________ ________________ knowledge level of the patient provides a baseline for interventions.
  • 7. 
    Which of the following is NOT a systemic condition related to periodontal infection
    • A. 

      Varicella Zoster

    • B. 

      Infective endocarditis

    • C. 

      Cardiovascular disease

    • D. 

      Adverse pregnancy outcomes

  • 8. 
    Preprocedural removal of dental biofilm will lower the bacterial count in aerosols and decrease the potential for _________.
  • 9. 
    Which of the following are the correct risk factors for oral cancer?
    • A. 

      Periodontal disease, tobacco use, alcohol use

    • B. 

      Tobacco use, alcohol use, sun exposure

    • C. 

      Chewing tobacco, smoking, sun exposure

    • D. 

      Periodontal disease, alcohol use, sun exposure

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT a risk factor for dental caries?
    • A. 

      Low Fluoride

    • B. 

      Xerostomia

    • C. 

      Genetic Factors

    • D. 

      Tobacco use

  • 11. 
    Iatrogenic factors such as overhangs and open contacts are a risk factor for what?
    • A. 

      Periodontal Disease

    • B. 

      Dental Caries

    • C. 

      Oral Cancer

    • D. 

      Exposed Dentin

  • 12. 
    Check all of the following that are risk factors for dental caries.
    • A. 

      Dietary Factors

    • B. 

      Hormonal considerations

    • C. 

      Inadequate biofilm removal

    • D. 

      Family history

    • E. 

      Tobacco use

    • F. 

      Xerostomia

    • G. 

      Systemic conditions (diabetes, decreased immune factors)

    • H. 

      Iatrogenic factors

    • I. 

      Tooth morphology and position

    • J. 

      Low Fluoride

    • K. 

      Developmental factors

    • L. 

      Prosthetics

    • M. 

      Genetic factors

  • 13. 
    Check all of the following that are risk factors for periodontal disease.
    • A. 

      Inadequate biofilm removal

    • B. 

      Tobacco use

    • C. 

      Low Fluoride

    • D. 

      Xerostomia

    • E. 

      Genetic factors

    • F. 

      Nutritional status

    • G. 

      Dietary Factors

    • H. 

      Tooth morphology and position

    • I. 

      Iatrogenic factors

    • J. 

      Inadequate biofilm removal

    • K. 

      Systemic conditions

  • 14. 
    Which of the following is a factor that determines prognosis?
    • A. 

      Patients Age

    • B. 

      Evidence from scientific literature

    • C. 

      Patients culture

    • D. 

      Patients gender

  • 15. 
    Physical status determines _______ necessary during treatment.
  • 16. 
    The primary objective of the dental hygiene plan for periodontal therapy is to:
    • A. 

      Control dental caries

    • B. 

      Reduce risk factors for periodontitis

    • C. 

      Restore and maintain health of the periodontal tissues

    • D. 

      Reduce bleeding on probing

  • 17. 
    Check all of the following options that you would include in a care plan for dental caries control.
    • A. 

      Fluorides

    • B. 

      Dental sealants

    • C. 

      Dietary control of fermentable carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Dietary control of meat and vegetables

  • 18. 
    True or False, you can design a care plan to fit every patient that comes into the office.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    Which of the following would a well-prepared dental hygiene care plan NOT include?
    • A. 

      Plans care for patient needs based on assessment data collected

    • B. 

      Is flexible and realistic

    • C. 

      Contains treatment goals that address the most common problems most patients have

    • D. 

      Provides interventions and recommendations based on current scientific evidence

  • 20. 
    This is a caries risk assessment tool that provides guidelines for identifying caries risk status and selecting dental hygiene interventions based on risk factor assessment.
    • A. 

      CAMBRA

    • B. 

      OSCAR

    • C. 

      ASA

    • D. 

      ADL

  • 21. 
    Check all of the following that you think may cause a poor response to periodontal therapy.
    • A. 

      Frequent snacking

    • B. 

      Inadequate biofilm removal

    • C. 

      Consuming alcohol

    • D. 

      Noncompliance

    • E. 

      Diet

    • F. 

      Tobacco use

    • G. 

      Systemic conditions (diabetes, osteoporosis)

    • H. 

      Patients age

  • 22. 
    Dental hygiene diagnostic models . .  .
    • A. 

      Address health functioning and behaviors

    • B. 

      Describe actual or potential health problems that dental hygienists are educated and licensed to treat

    • C. 

      Classify diagnostic statements according to disease process

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Options A, B and C only

  • 23. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of the dental hygiene three part plan?
    • A. 

      Teach the patient

    • B. 

      Gingival/Periodontal

    • C. 

      Dental Caries

    • D. 

      Prevention

  • 24. 
    As long as the dentist is not needed to treat the patient, you do not need to discuss the care plan with the dentist before treatment.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Informed consent can be lacking even when a document is signed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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