Dental materials Flashcards Preview

ICA3 > Dental materials > Flashcards

Flashcards in Dental materials Deck (11)
Loading flashcards...
1

electrochemical reactions are primarily hazardous to

technicians

2

abrasives are added to toothpastes to remove plaque and polish the tooth surface. Which of the materials listed below is not commonly used as an abrasive in toothpastes?

Potassium nitrate

3

Sodium hypochlorite is used as a disinfecting agent, not only for materials but clinically (e.g. root canals). Problems are associated with. With of the following is incorrect?

does not deplete organic constituents of dentine

4

what is the role of humectant in toothpastes?

prevents moisture loss

5

what statement about sodium hyperchlorite is wrong?

It does not deplete dentine constituents

6

who is most at risk hazards in the dental clinic?

dentist and nurse

7

What is not the function of sodium lauryl sulphate?

to stregthen enamel

8

who's at greatest risk from freshly mied amalgam?

dentist and nurse

9

for sodium hypochlorite, which statement is incorrect?

doesn't cause depletion of organic constituents

10

what is the name of the reaction that forms a new product and a by product

condensation polymerisation

11

light and lasers causes damage to

eyes