Flashcards in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Deck (14)
What are the 5 steps to be able to properly create a treatment plan?
1-Cheif complaint (voluntarily)
2-Medical/Dental History (subjective)
3-Oral Exam and Tests (Objective)
4-Correlate findings to reach differential diagnosis
5-Formulate definitive diagnosis and treatment plan
What are 5 things you look for in a subjective test?
3-Intensity (wake at night)
What are 5 objective tests?
What are 5 Pulp vitality tests?
What are 4 things to look for on PAs of lesions of endodontic origin?
1-Lamina dura lost apically
2-Lucency remains at apex despite angulation
3-Lucency resembles hanging drop
4-Tooth has necrotic pulp
A reaction to pulp or perioapical inflammation resulting in density of bone is called?
What are 3 examples of pulpal lesions?
1-Internal resorption (dentinoclastic activity)
2-Calcific metamorphosis (obliterated canal, usually history of trauma)
What 5 categories of medical conditions may warrant modification of dental care?
3-GI and Renal
What are the 5 classifications of pulpal disease?
4-Previously initiated pulpal therapy
Which pulpal condition has uncomfortable but quickly reversing stimulation, caries (exposed dentin) or a recent restoration?
*does not need RCT generally
What are 4 things that can affect the dentin tubule fluid causing sensitivity?
1-Dehydration (fluid pulls out)
2-Heat (fluid in)
3-Cold (fluid out)
4-Hyper-osmotic solutions (fluid out)
Stimulation resulting in heightened and prolonged response with minimal or no radiographic change which can be symptomatic or asymptomatic is categorized as what?
Which pulpal classificiation describes histological status of pulp and has no response to cold but sometimes heat?