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1

Which of the following ingredients serves TO RETAIN MOISTURE in a commercial toothpaste?
A) Detergent
B) Humectant
C) Binder

B) Humectant

2

Which of the following types of dentifrices has a drug or chemical added for a specific PREVENTIVE or treatment action?
A) Therapeutic
B) Caustic
C) Detersive

A) Therapeutic

3

Which of the following is the MOST EFFECTIVE chemotherapeutic agent against bacterial plaque available over the counter?
A) Listerine
B) Chlorohexidine
C) Hydrogen peroxide

A) Listerine

4

Which of the following conditions may be associated with IMPROPER FLOSSING?
A) Cuts of the papillae
B) Destruction of the attachment fibers
C) All of the above

C) All of the above

5

Which of the following mouth rinse has the property of SUBSTANTIVITY?
A) Listerine
B) Chlorohexidine
C) Hydrogen peroxide

B) Chlorohexidine

6

The brushing method in which the bristle head is directed at 45 DEGREES to the facial/lingual tooth surface and the row of bristles nearest the marginal gingival directed into THE SULCUS and then vibrated and concluded with A ROLL STROKE towards the occlusal is:
A) Bass
B) Charters
C) Modified Bass
D) Modified Stillman

C) Modified Bass

7

When suggesting SELECTION of a toothbrush the following should be considered, EXCEPT:
A) Ability of the patient to use the toothbrush
B) Status of the gingival or periodontal health
C) Bleeding of the gingiva during brushing
D) Positioning of the teeth

C) Bleeding of the gingiva during brushing

8

CHLOROHEXIDINE is safe and effective for use with one EXCEPTION:
A) Reduces Streptococcus mutans
B) Long-term therapy for patients with poor home care
C) Inhibiting and reducing the development of gingivitis

B) Long-term therapy for patients with poor home care

9

A dentifrice that can PREVENT THE FORMATION OF CALCULUS has the following active ingredient:
A) Fluoride
B) Pyrophosphate
C) Potassium nitrate

B) Pyrophosphate

10

Evidence shows that SUPRAGINGIVAL AND MARGINAL IRRIGATION (water pik) performed by the patients on a daily basis can:
A) Remove calculus and stain
B) Eliminate the need for floss
C) Reduce bleeding and gingivitis

C) Reduce bleeding and gingivitis

11

The use of TUFTED FLOSS, KNITTING YARN, OR GAUZE STRIPS should be recommended for patients having the following:
A) Large or wide embrasure areas
B) On teeth holding clasps of a partial denture
C) On the proximal surfaces of isolated teeth
D) All of the above

D) All of the above

12

NATURAL toothbrushes are made of:
A) Boar hair
B) Dog hair
C) Cat hair

A) Boar hair

13

For patients who have DIFFICULT TO REACH AREAS which oral hygiene aid would you recommend?
A) Wooden interdental cleaner
B) Dental tape
C) Single tuft brush

C) Single tuft brush

14

The anatomy of the interdental area has the following characteristics, EXCEPT:
A) The col are is inaccessible to ordinary toothbrushing
B) The epithelial tissue covering the col is resistant to infection
C) The epithelium covering the col is usually thin and not keratinized

B) The epithelial tissue covering the col is resistant to infection

15

CHLOROHEXIDINE is available in the US as a prescription in a:
A) 0.12% concentration
B) 1.0% concentration
C) 0.2% concentration

A) 0.12% concentration

16

NATURAL TOOTHBRUSHES have the following characteristics, EXCEPT:
A) The bristles cannot be standardized
B) They rinse clean and dry rapidly
C) They wear rapidly and irregularly

B) They rinse clean and dry rapidly

17

Following the REMOVAL OF BRACES, the patient should do the following, EXCEPT:
A) Have a complete dental exam
B) Have FMS of x-rays taken
C) Disregard any cement left on the teeth

C) Disregard any cement left on the teeth

18

Which type of IMPLANT IS MOST COMMONLY USED?
A) Transosseous
B) Subosseous
C) Endosseous

C) Endosseous

19

A fixed bridge should do the following, EXCEPT:
A) Be biologically and esthetically compatible with the teeth and surrounding periodontium
B) Restore function for missing tooth or teeth
C) Not interfere with the cleaning regimen for the remaining natural teeth
D) Not require any special oral hygiene aids

D) Not require any special oral hygiene aids

20

A NON-ABRASIVE dentifrice is indicated when cleaning a PARTIAL DENTURE and a FLUORIDE containing dentifrice is recommended for the remaining teeth.
A) Both statements are true
B) Both statements are false
C) First statement is true, second statement is false
D) First statement is false, second statement is true

A) Both statements are true

21

The term OSSEOINTEGRATION means:
A) A patient's implant has failed
B) A biologic seal to prevent microorganisms from entering the tissue
C) Infusion of connective tissue cells between the implant body and bone

C) Infusion of connective tissue cells between the implant body and bone

22

To remove light CALCULUS covering AN IMPLANT:
A) Scale with steel instruments, using very light pressure
B) Plastic or graphic instruments are the instruments of choice
C) Polish with a course abrasive paste is all that is needed

B) Plastic or graphic instruments are the instruments of choice

23

The following DENTAL HYGIENE AIDS are recommended for patients with IMPLANTS, EXCEPT:
A) Super floss
B) Rubber tip stimulator
C) Oral irrigator at a very high setting

C) Oral irrigator at a very high setting

24

The material PREFERRED for most dental implants is:
A) Aluminum
B) Titanium
C) Vittalium

B) Titanium

25

PERIIMPLANTITIS is due to the following:
A) Rejection of the implant
B) Poor oral hygiene
C) Improper patient selection
D) Immediate stress or load placed on the implant
E) All of the above

E) All of the above

26

ORTHODONTIC PATIENTS will benefit from the following, EXCEPT:
A) Interdental brushes
B) Electric toothbrushes
C) Water piks
D) Gauze strips

D) Gauze strips

27

The RISK FOR IMPLANT FAILURE in smokers is:
A) The same as nonsmokers
B) Greater than nonsmokers
C) Lower than in nonsmokers

B) Greater than nonsmokers

28

ENDOSSEOUS IMPLANTS are placed:
A) Just over the bone of the mandible
B) Through the mandibular bone
C) Fully within the bone

C) Fully within the bone

29

Proper toothbrush methods can accomplish the following, EXCEPT:
A) Dislodge bacterial plaque
B) Stimulate the gingiva
C) Deliver fluoridated toothpaste
D) Cleanse interproximally

D) Cleanse interproximally

30

For a patient experiencing toothbrush abrasion the dental hygienist should do the following, EXCEPT:
A) Recommend a less abrasive dentifrice
B) Suggest that the patient spends more time brushing
C) Change or correct the toothbrushing method

B) Suggest that the patient spends more time brushing

31

A patient wearing full dentures and having poor oral hygiene can develop the following, EXCEPT:
A) Candidiasis
B) Ulcerations
C) Bone remodeling
D) Loosening of teeth

D) Loosening of teeth

32

The patient has just been given A RETAINER AFTER ORTHO was completed, what should he do?
A) Keep the retainer in a container with water when not in use
B) Keep the retainer wrapped in a paper towel when not in use
C) Keep the retainer on the night table when not in use

A) Keep the retainer in a container with water when not in use

33

What is the purpose of a COMPLETE OVERDENTURE?
A) Helps to preserve bone, improving retention of a denture
B) Improves the patient's tactile and proprioceptive senses
C) Improves stability and retention of the denture
D) All of the above

D) All of the above

34

Patients using ORAL IRRIGATORS (WATER PIK) must take precautions to prevent:
A) Dislodging orthodontic appliance
B) Dentin hypersensitivity
C) Tissue puncture

C) Tissue puncture

35

When teaching a patient TO FLOSS, all of the following should be done, EXCEPT:
A) Grasp with only a half-inch of floss between fingertips
B) Snap floss through the contact area
C) Wrap floss around middle finger

B) Snap floss through the contact area

36

Dental floss is MOST EFFECTIVE when a patient has:
A) Fixed prostheses
B) Wide embrasure spaces
C) Interdental papilla with no loss of attachment

C) Interdental papilla with no loss of attachment

37

Swishing vigorously with an ANTIBACTERIAL RINSE, a patient can deliver the agent subgingivally:
q
B) 4 mm
C) 6 mm

A) 2 mm

38

A warm salt rinse is recommended for the following, EXCEPT:
A) Patient having an abscess
B) Patients with high blood pressure
C) Patients having had a dental prophylaxis

B) Patients with high blood pressure

39

The MAIN FOCI for oral microorganisms are:
A) The dorsal surface of the tongue
B) The lateral border of the tongue
C) The ventral surface of the tongue

A) The dorsal surface of the tongue

40

DISCLOSING SOLUTION is a valuable aid in patient education because it can be used to detect both SUPRA- AND SUBGINGIVAL plaque.
A) Both the statement and reason are correct and related
B) Both the statement and reason are correct, but not related
C) The statement is correct, but the reason is not correct
D) The statement is not correct, but the reason is correct

C) The statement is correct, but the reason is not correct

41

The MOST COMMON TYPE of disclosing agent used is:
A) Erythrosine dye
B) Fluorescein
C) Mercurochrome

A) Erythrosine dye

42

TRUE or FALSE
Disclosing solution used at home can provide patient self-evaluation.

True

43

TRUE or FALSE
Potassium nitrate is an ingredient recommended for sensitive teeth.

True

44

TRUE or FALSE
Patients with dentures do not have to worry about calculus buildup.

False

45

TRUE or FALSE
A powered toothbrush is recommended to ortho patients.

True

46

TRUE or FALSE
Halitosis is mainly caused by volatile sulfur compounds.

True

47

TRUE or FALSE
Toothbrushes can be interchangeable between family members.

False

48

TRUE or FALSE
A plaque index is determined by the total number of dental surfaces covered with plaque divided by the number of teeth present and multiplied by 100.

True

49

TRUE or FALSE
The Fones method of brushing is often used to teach young children how to brush for the first time.

True

50

TRUE or FALSE
The Leornard method of brushing is mainly a horizontal sulcular method.

False

51

TRUE or FALSE
The Stillman method has a 45 degrees to occlusal plane.

False

52

Charter and Smith toothbrushing technique

The Charter toothbrushing technique uses the same angles and movements as Stillman, but go occlusally/coronally. The Smith toothbrushing technique uses the natural masticatory process to follow the plaque and debris and remove them where they accumulate - you bite it!