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Alternative restorative treatment

(ART) method used by provider that removes carious lesions using hand instruments and restores the resultant cavity and adjoining fissures using a dental sealant


Athletic mouth guard

a removable oral appliance that protects the hard and soft tissues of the oral cavity and brain during contact sports


Community water fluoridation

addition of fluoride to community water supplies


Dental hygiene treatment

aka dental cleanings or oral prophylaxes; is comprehensive treatment, including assessment, dental hygiene diagnosis, planning, implementation with a focus on periodontal debridement and oral hygiene instruction, and evaluation provided by a RDH


Dental sealants

plastic resins placed on tooth surfaces to prevent dental decay


Grass roots

local; efforts to affect change and help guide policy-making decisions on a local level


Outreach workers

Dental hygienists "outside" the dental practice used to bring patients in need of restorative dental care to private dental practices while providing preventive services outside the dental practice


Tobacco cessation programs

programs that encourage patients to quit using tobacco by employing ADHA's Ask, Advice and Refer program



a sugar substitute that has shown promising results in reducing dental decay and ear infections; found in berries, fruit, vegetables, mushrooms and birch wood


1. What is referred to as a constituent member in the ADHA organization?
A. National organizations
B. State organizations
C. Local organizations
D. Student organizations

B. State organizations


2. When is school fluoridation recommended?
A. When an independent water source is available
B. For children who have caries
C. For children who have brown discolored areas on enamel
D. None of the above

A. When an independent water source is available


3. Demineralization, enhancement of remineralization, and inhibition of bacterial activity are examples of what?
A. Water fluoridation
B. Topical fluoridation
C. Systemic fluoridation
D. Fluoride supplements

B. Topical fluoridation


4. Which type of fluoride increases children's risk of developing dental fluorosis?
A. Supplements
B. Systemic
C. Topical
D. Both A and B

D. Both A and B


5. When are sealants most effective?
A. When applied without etchant
B. When an assistant is utilized
C. In the presence of saliva
D. When material is cured for one minute

B. When an assistant is utilized