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Flashcards in Hospital Corpsman Ch 24 Emergency Treatment for Oral Diseases and Injuries Deck (14):
1

When the HM sees when examining the oral structures, such as bleeding gums, cariuos lesion, heavy deposits of plaque or calculus is know as a?

Sign

2

When a patient reports about his or her disease or injury such as a toothache or sore gums is known as a?

Symptom

3

What is also known as tooth decay or cavities, occurs when bacterial processes damage hard tooth structures?

Dental Caries

4

What is an inflammation of the pulp usually due to injury from dental caries or trauma?

Acute Pulpitis

5

What usually results from an infection of the pulpal tissue causing the pulp to become necrotic?

Periapical abscess

6

What are a group of diseasses that affect the periodontium that support and anchor the teeth?

Periodontal Diseases

7

What is an inflamation of the gingival tissue?

Gingivitis

8

What is a severe infection of the gingival tissue, commonly referred to as trenchmouth?

Necrotozong Ulcerative Gingivitis (NUG)

9

What involves progressive loss of the alvcolar bone around the teeth, and if left untreated can lead to the loosening and subsequent loss of teeth?

Peridontitis

10

What is an inflamation of ythe gingiva around a partially erupted tooth?

Pericoronitis

11

Pericorontitis most often affects mandibular third molars (What teeth #'s)?

17 and 32

12

What is a general term used to denote inflammation of the oral mucosa?

Stomatitis

13

What is a condition commonly referred to as "dry socket". It's a common occurance following the surgical removal of mandibular molars, occuring in 20-25% of patients?

Postextracation Alveolar ostcitis

14

Of all the facial bones, the nasal bones, followed by the what, are the most frequently injured?

Mandible