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1

During an oral health assessment, the dentist will inspect various tissues of the head and neck of a patient. Which one of the following options is the tissue where squamous cell carcinoma is most likely to be seen?
A. Deciduous teeth
B. Floor of the mouth
C. Gingiva
D. Lymph nodes

Floor of the mouth

2

During an oral health assessment, a patient is diagnosed with chronic gingivitis. Which one of the following is most likely to have been found when this condition is present?
A. Furcation lesions
B. Gingival hyperplasia
C. Subgingival calculus
D. True pockets

Gingival hyperplasia

3

During an oral health assessment, a periodontal code 1 is recorded in the upper anterior sextant. Which one of the following findings does this code indicate to be present?
A. Bleeding on probing
B. Furcation involvement
C. Plaque retention factor
D. Tooth mobility

Bleeding on probing

4

Orthodontic appliances may be removable, functional or fixed in type. Which one of the following tooth movements usually requires a fixed appliance to achieve it?
A. Correction of crossbite
B. Derotation
C. Distal movement along the arch
D. Reduction of overbite

Derotation

5

A 15-year-old patient is assessed as requiring orthodontic treatment for severe crowding in both arches. Which one of the following radiograph views is most likely to be required before treatment begins?
A. Dental pantomograph
B. Lateral oblique
C. Periapical
D. Vertical bitewing

Dental pantomograph

6

Which oral health product should be recommended to a patient who has had a fixed orthodontic appliance fitted to assist with cleaning beneath the archwire?
A. Floss
B. Interdental brush
C. Mouthwash
D. Toothbrush

Interdental brush

7

Which one of the following options indicates the type of orthodontic device that specifically uses the oral musculature to allow controlled movement of the mandible?
A. Fixed appliance
B. Fixed retainer
C. Functional appliance
D. Removable appliance

Functional appliance

8

When setting up the surgery for an orthodontic fixed appliance fit appointment, which one of the following items must the dental nurse set out to assist in the completion of the procedure?
A. Adams pliers
B. Bracket holders
C. Measuring ruler
D. Straight handpiece

Bracket holders

9

When a patient has been accepted for orthodontic treatment at the dental workplace, which one of the following options must be discussed with ALL patients when preoperative advice is to be given?
A. Need for extractions
B. Need for fixed appliances
C. Need for impressions
D. Need for surgery

Need for impressions

10

Which one of the following is an effect that often occurs in older patients due to age-related changes to their teeth?
A. Decreased tooth sensitivity
B. Occlusal caries
C. Root curvature
D. Whitened teeth

Decreased tooth sensitivity

11

Which one of the following diseases of the oral mucosa is described as the presence of several small, shallow, painful ulcers that heal to leave no scarring?
A. Herpetiform ulceration
B. Major aphthous ulceration
C. Minor aphthous ulceration
D. Squamous cell carcinoma

Minor aphthous ulceration

12

Various medical conditions may affect the oral tissues detrimentally. Which one of the following effects is often seen in patients who are diagnosed with type 2 diabetes?
A. Aphthous ulcers
B. Enamel erosion
C. Poor wound healing
D. Stomatitis

Poor wound healing

13

A patient presenting with an inflamed tongue that appears smooth and red may be deficient in which one of the following?
A. Fluoride
B. Gluten
C. Iron
D. Vitamin C

Iron

14

Which one of the following diseases of the oral mucosa is described as an immovable white patch that has no obvious cause?
A. Leukoplakia
B. Major aphthous ulceration
C. Oral candidiasis
D. Squamous cell carcinoma

Leukoplakia

15

Which one of the following groups of signs would indicate that a casualty is suffering an asthma attack?
A. Breathless, cyanosis, wheezing on expiration
B. Coughing or wheezing, cyanosis
C. Facial swelling, rash, gasping
D. Trembling, drowsy, slurred speech

Breathless, cyanosis, wheezing on expiration

16

Medical emergencies are correctly identified by their signs and symptoms. Which one of the following is a sign rather than a symptom?
A. Dizziness
B. Nausea
C. Pain
D. Pale skin

Pale skin

17

Which medical emergency is the most likely to have occurred if the rescuer sees signs of a pale and clammy skin and a weak and thread pulse in the casualty?
A. Anaphylaxis
B. Angina attack
C. Faint
D. Hypoglycaemic episode

Faint

18

Which one of the following groups of signs would indicate that a casualty has suffered a cardiac arrest?
A. Blue lips, no chest movements
B. Grey pallor, no pulse, no chest movements
C. Grey pallor, very weak pulse
D. Purple face, gasping movements

Grey pallor, no pulse, no chest movements

19

Which one of the following options is the permanent tooth that can be identified as having three roots and five cusps?
A. Lower first molar
B. Lower second molar
C. Upper first molar
D. Upper second molar

Upper first molar

20

Which one of the following average age ranges shows that of the usual eruption date of the upper second permanent molars?
A. 3-4 years
B. 6-7 years
C. 9-11 years
D. 12-13 years

12-13 years

21

A medical emergency is an infrequent event that may occur in the dental workplace. Which is the likeliest type of event that may happen sometimes?
A. Anaphylaxis
B. Asthma attack
C. Diabetic hypoglycaemia
D. Vasovagal syncope

Vasovagal syncope

22

The correct recognition of a medical emergency is achieved by identifying the signs and symptoms present. Which of the following signs will occur during anaphylactic shock?
A. Cyanosis
B. Grey pallor
C. Hypotension
D. Hypoxia

Hypotension

23

During electrocution, there is often a complete loss of the casualty’s heart beat as the natural rhythm is deranged by the electrical surge. Which first aid treatment is not required in this event?
A. Carry out BLS
B. Defibrillation
C. Minimise clinical shock
D. Remove from the electrical supply

Defibrillation

24

An anatomical feature is found specifically in larger veins, to prevent the backflow of blood. Which of the following options is this feature?
A. Valves
B. Muscular walls
C. Rich blood supply
D. Thin endothelium

Valves

25

Patient given penicillin when allergic to it can suffer from
A. Anaphylaxis
B. Epilepsy
C. Faint
D. None of the above

Anaphylaxis