Test 002: Oral Hygiene

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Test 002: Oral Hygiene

Write your contact information below very clearly as this helps us to properly register your credits to your board and communicate with you. Read the questions carefully and answer them True or False. This test is intended to support the learning process, so feel free to re-read the text while you answer the questions; the review helps to reinforce your learning experience. The passing score on this test is 70 %.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Oral health is an essential component of health throughout life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Poor oral health and untreated oral diseases and conditions can have a significant impact on quality of life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    They can affect the most basic human needs, including the ability to eat and drink, swallow, maintain proper nutrition, smile, and communicate.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The functions of the oral cavity go beyond these functions extending to the balance of the craniofacial region as well as posture.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Instructing patients for proper oral hygiene is the first and most important step in prevention of oral diseases and probably maintaining general health.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Food digestion begins to occur in the mouth due to the presence of amylase, the enzyme that breaks down starch carbohydrates.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The mouth is the entrance to the respiratory system and its patency secure adequate air exchange for breathing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Current studies have shown the link between oral infection and many other systemic disorders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
     Neglected mouth may lead to disturbed occlusion with subsequent craniomandibular disorders.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Tooth cleaning gives a good appearance of the teeth that improves beauty and provides good self-confidence.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Halitosis (Bad breath) is avoided by continually performing good oral hygiene.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Dental plaque is a soft, sticky microbial biofilm that adheres firmly to teeth and oral mucosa including the periodontium.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Pellicle is an amorphous, sticky, and thin film, of approximately 1-2 microns thick, that adheres to the teeth and other solid intra-oral surfaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The dental plaque needs approximately 24 hours to reform after being disturbed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The plaque accumulation is favored by the presence of irregular surfaces.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Dental plaque may form at any part of the oral cavity most commonly sites at the occlusal fissures, gingival crevices, and inter-proximal areas.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Proper oral hygiene is accomplished by following the concept of F. B. I.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The most important time of performing oral hygiene is prior to going to bed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    It is better to avoid mouthwashes containing alcohol.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    It is better to use oral rinses containing fluoride.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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