The tooth anterior to the lower right canine is tooth # ______
The ________ surface of tooth # 14 touches the _________ # 13.
In the maxillary arch, the surface of the teeth facing the tongue is what surface?
The branch of dentistry dealing with the treatment of the gingival tissues (gums) is what?
The part of the tooth where the nerve and blood vessels reside is called what?
The layer of the tooth directly below the enamel is the _________.
The tooth directly posterior to the upper left first molar is what #?
Tooth # 8 has a ______ biting edge.
The area of the tooth where the nerve exits and is often missed on the x-ray is the __________.
Tooth # 12 is a __________.
Tooth # 18 is a ___________.
When preparing the syringe for injection:
The blue cap is 30 gauge - short
The yellow cap is 27 gauge - long
You should always re-cap a needle when not in use
In high volume evacuation (HVE) or suctioning, the bevel of the suction tip should:
Face towards the tooth
When assembling the Rinn holder, as a final check, one should always
Make sure the film is in the center of the ring
When taking an x-ray, the white side of the film faces the ________:
A bite wing x-ray is taken by aiming the beam:
Straight (horizontal) from the side.
A periapical x-ray of tooth # 3 is taken by positioning the x-ray head:
At a downward angle of the patients right side
Topical anesthetic is used:
To deaden the skin prior to injection
When polishing composites, the sanding discs are secured to the low speed handpiece using a __________.
___________ is often used to help secure a matrix band to the tooth.
An alginate impression:
Should be poured immediately or wrapped in a wet paper towel
The x-ray technique(s) used in dentistry are the:
Bisecting angle technique & parallel technique
In order to place a rubber dam in the mouth, the assistant will set up the following:
Rubber dam, frame, punch, clamp, forceps, floss
In composite restorations, the material used to clean and roughen the enamel is:
Acid etching liquid
Cavity or Copalite varnishes:
Are used to seal the dentin tubules under amalgam fillings.
Floss is placed (tied) on the rubber dam clamp:
To aid of the retrieval of the clamp should it fall off the tooth.
When aspirating using the HVE on tooth #30, the position of the suction tip is (assume working with a right handed dentist):
On the lingual side of the tooth
The transfer zone:
Is approximately the 4 o’clock to the 7 o’clock position for a right handed dentist
The correct order of placement in composite fillings is:
Etching, bonding, composite placement
The most critical factor in mixing aliginate is:
The temperature of the water
Anterior periapical x-rays are always taken with the film:
In the vertical position
The “sharps” container:
Is the red plastic container and is where the needles and other sharp objects are disposed
Sensor for taking digital x-rays cost what?
Between $6,000 to 8,000
The amalgam instrument for carving the amalgam between the teeth is the
Tooth #30 is _______ to tooth #28.