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1

Describe a type 1 embrasure

interdental gingiva fills interproximal area

2

Describe a type 2 embrasure

interdental papilla is missing/reduced in height

3

Describe a type 3 embrasure

extensive recession of interdental papilla and marginal papilla or complete loss of interdental papilla

4

Posterior teeth have _____ papillae and anterior teeth have _____ papillae

2
1

5

The epithelium of the col is usually __ and not ___

thin
keratinized

6

Col epithelium is ___ and is _____ resistant to infection

protected
less

7

Most gingival disease starts in the _____

col

8

Interdental papillae are reduced in height due to ____ and loss of _____

bacteria
gingival attachment

9

Furcation areas of __ and ____ teeth are seen during advanced periodontitis

MX 1st premolars
molars

10

The selection of interdental aids depends on the ___, ___ and ____ of the patient

oral health
disease status
risk of future recurrence

11

Historically ___ floss was used

silk waxed

12

____ floss is the main type of floss made today

nylon (waxed/non-waxed)

13

Waxed floss help to prevent against?

trauma to soft tissue
breaks in the floss

14

Unwaxed floss is beneficial because pressure against a tooth surface with it will do what?

spread fibers and give wider surface for biofilm removal

15

Unwaxed floss ___ when passed over clean surfaces

squeaks

16

Unwaxed floss can ____ and cause ____ due to the sharper thin edge

hurt
discomfort

17

Best results are obtained by using floss ___ brushing

before

18

You should hold a _ to _ inch piece of floss and have a _ inch of floss between the fingertips

12
15
1

19

You should rest a side of a finger on teeth of the ___ side to provide a fulcrum

opposite

20

Hold floss in a __/___ position and guide floss with a gentle ____ motion to prevent snapping through a contact

diagonal/oblique
sawing

21

You should move the floss in both an ____ and a ____ stroke

up/down
shoe shine

22

Dental ____ is better in retaining denitrifices against teeth

tape

23

Floss cuts/clefts occur primarily on _ and __ surfaces

lingual/palatal
facial

24

What are the 4 causes of floss cuts and floss clefts?

too long a piece of floss
snapping floss
not curving
too much pressure

25

Tufted floss is aslo called?

floss/yarn combination

26

What are the 2 types of tufted floss

super floss
NUFloss

27

Tufted floss is used to remove biofilm in between teeth with __ embrasures

wide

28

A floss threader is used around _____ appliances or under ___ appliances

orthodontic
fixed denture

29

An End-tuft brush is helpful on ___ surfaces of the mandibular _____ and the __ surfaces of the most posterior teeth

lingual
molars
distal

30

Tooth pick in holder is also called a "_____"

perio aid