Flashcards in 313 Exam Deck (33)
How long do you need to keep patient records for?
What information needs to be given for a patient to consent?
How many days do you need to acknowledge a complaint and how many days until you have to respond?
2 days to acknowledge
10 days to respond
Where is the complaints procedure found?
In the patient/practice leaflet
What probes would you use in a dental exam?
Brialt (for interproximal caries)
What is used for a vitality test?
Cold- ethyl chloride
Hot- GP points
Electric test can also be used but is uncommon as it is expensive
How many roots do 7's have?
What are the salivary glands called?
Sublingual gland - under tongue
Submandibular gland - back of mandible
Paratid gland - by the ear near the ramus (TMJ)
What are the muscles used for mastication?
Temporalis- closes the jaw and pulls it backwards
Masseter- closes the jaw
Tperyjoid- closes the jaw
Lateral tperyjoid- moves side to side
Name the 3 lower nerves and what they numb
Inferior dental nerve - IV block, blocks sensation to all lower teeth
Long buccal nerve - buccal side of lower teeth
Lingual nerve - lingual side of lower teeth and half of tongue
Name the upper nerves
Superior dental nerve
Anterior - 1,2,3
Middle - 4,5 (buccal)
Posterior - 4,5,6,7,8
Maso - 1,2,3
Greater - 4,5,6,7,8 (palatal)
How is the mouth affected by old age?
Teeth become darker
Soft tissues become thinner and more elastic
What condition can be caused by pregnancy?
What causes erosion?
Can be from fizzy drinks or from conditions such as anemia which increase throwing up.
What is Atrision?
The wearing down of teeth from clenching or grinding
What may cause abrasion of the teeth?
Brushing too hard
What does oral cancer look like?
A lump with a hard rolled edge
What is glossitis?
The inflammation of the tongue
What is the technical term for dry mouth?
What does an antibiotic do and what would the dentist prescribe if the patient is allergic to penicillin?
It kills bacteria
Why would the dentist use a sedative?
To calm the patient down or make them feel drowsy
Where does gaseous exchange take place?
Alveolus (in the lungs)
Which artery carries blood to the head and neck?
What is the first thing you should do if a patient faints?
Lie them down and elevate their feet
Check for breathing
How can you tell if someone is having an asthma attack and what should you give them?
They will wheeze
Give them a salbutamol inhaler
What should you do if someone is having an angina attack?
Put GTN spray under their tongue
What is the ratio for CPR
What is the pulse rate for someone having a cardio arrest?
None (their heart has stopped)
What temperature should the water be when mixing alginate?