Flashcards in Mod 3 Final Deck (94):
The least dangerous drugs, sold over the counter, fall under Schedule:
Plaque begins forming on teeth ____ hours after brushing.
Cocaine was once used as a local anesthetic.
The second leading cause of syncope in a dental office is:
Which drug can cause excessive bleeding?
The Latin abbreviation "Sig: 1 stat 1 q.i.d. til gone" in English means
Take one now and one four times a day
The daily huddle is necessary for ____ exercises and brainstorming.
The human body needs ____ essential key nutrients daily.
____ is when multiple drugs are being taken, and one of the drugs taken is affecting the effects of another drug.
Which of the following is the major focus of dentistry?
When treating the maxillary teeth, the patient operating light should be placed:
Where the light is lowered down and back, and the beam is focused upward.
Antibiotic prophylaxis assists in prevention of endocarditis.
By age ____, more than ____ percent of adolescents will have had cavities.
The ____ is the slanted tip of the needle.
When prescribing narcotics, what number must the prescription contain?
Saturated fats affect the arteries by hardening blood vessels, which causes:
High cholesterol and heart attacks.
Which drug offers an anti-inflammatory affect?
The re-capping technique used by placing the needle cover over on a flat surface, with the syringe in the dominant hand without a mechanical device is called ____
The contraction of the heart when the myocardial fibers tightens and shortens is known as:
The ____ is the injection method that deposits anesthetic solutions near a main nerve trunk.
With the infiltration technique, generally a single tooth is anesthetized.
If a patient takes a cold medication to help with a runny nose, and experiences an upset stomach from the medicine, the patient might be experiencing an allergic reaction.
The American Heart Association (AHA) establishes and issues ____, which are approved by the American Dental Association (ADA)
Antibiotic Prophylaxis Guidelines
Caries is caused by complex carbohydrates left in the mouth.
Ammonia inhalants are used to treat an episode of ____.
The recommended dose of carbohydrates advised by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA):
6 ounces of grains, 16 ounces of fruit, and 24 ounces of vegetables.
The recommended daily amount (RDA) of water intake for an adult is:
Eight 8-ounce cups eight times a day
When performing an oral exam on a geriatric patient, some common conditions can be tooth decay, periodontal disease, xerostomia, and:
The anesthetic cartridges are ____ to identify brand ratios, and expiration date.
When scheduling a pregnant patient, the dental assistant should take into consideration what trimester the mother is in. If the mother is in the third trimester, appointment considerations would include that:
Several short breaks might be needed during treatment.
The six essential nutrients are minerals, vitamin, proteins, carbohydrates, water, and ____.
The most important nutrient in the body is:
The correct abbreviation to document the measurement of pulse rate is:
Rapid and shallow breathing, chest pain, and rapid heart rate are indicative of:
The ____ the gauge of the needle, the smaller the diameter or lumen of the needle.
Typically derived from plants:
Vasoconstrictors work by slowing the heart rate of the patient
Blood pressure readings are recorded with the systolic written over the diastolic.
When passing the syringe to the dentist, the dental assistant holds the ____ portion of the syringe with the needle cover in place.
Tooth decay in infants and young children most often occurs in the:
Maxillary primary anterior teeth
The ____ injection method deposits anesthetic by using either a 25- or 27-gauge short or long needle directly into the pulpal chamber.
Cold, clammy skin; heavy pressure and/or pain in the chest, shoulder, arms, back, and jaws; and shortness of breath are all signs of:
The normal blood pressure reading in an adult is ____ mm/Hg
When preparing the patient's chart, the dental assistant places a blank ____ within the chart. This form provides information related to the patient's care.
A prescription is written in several parts. The ____ includes the dentist's name and degrees. office address, and phone number.
Visible discoloration of tooth enamel with white or brown spots and enamel surface defects called motting is:
Foods that should be avoided to prevent tooth decay include all of the following except:
The type of diabetes that is non-insulin-dependent and is controlled by diet and/or medications other than insulin:
Schedule ____ drugs, such as marijuana, heroin, and LSD, have a high potential for abuse.
The type of fluoride that poses no threat if ingested is:
The process by which a drug leaves the patient's body:
Schedule ____ drugs, such as OTC drugs, can be purchased without a prescription.
The oral hygiene aid that should be recommended for patients with fixed prostheses, implants or orthodontic appliances is:
The term sublingual means
Under the tongue
A ____ provides a description of the drug name and chemical formula, strength, and purity of the drug
Oxygen tanks are colored blue
In addition to oxygen, it is recommended that a patient experiencing a/n ____ take an aspirin to assist with the flow of blood.
Calcium and vitamin d can be acquired through the ingestion of:
Which of the following is not indicative of patients at risk for caries and in need of fluoride ?
Adolescents with good oral hygiene and sealants
The block technique is used to anesthetize mandibular areas, and can numb an entire quadrant
Some commonly used topical anesthesia agents are:
Benzocaine, lidocaine, proparacaine, and tetracaine
Used needles and cartridges are placed in "sharps" disposal containers and discarded as ____ waste.
A condition where the individual has an insufficient amount of insulin secretion:
The organization that created Recommended Daily Allowances (RDA) for the appropriate body weights and consumption of protiens, vitamins, and minerals is called the ____.
Food and nutrition board
The best way to take a patient's respiration rate is ____.
When the patient is unanware
The USDA's food pyramid suggests a healthy diet contain a variety of foods, portion sizes, and servings based on a person's
Age size and activity level
A patient experiencing hypoglycemia will require ____ as treatment.
It is recommended that parents should take their child to the dentist for a dental screening appointment as early as 1 year of age.
When notifying the emergency response system, the following specific information should be relayed to the 911 operator: exact location of the emergency, with address and phone number, name and age of victim, nature of emergency, and ____.
The name of the individual placing the call
The most important measure to prevent dental disease is:
Home oral hygiene
Children under 7 should be taught which sequence of brushing?
Chewing surfaces, outer surfaces, inner surfaces
The topical anesthetic should remain on the injection site for 3-5 minutes
Individuals legally allowed to write prescriptions include:
Physicians, dentist, and physicians assistant
In taking a blood pressure, the diaphragm is placed on the:
Disclosing agents are available in tablet form, liquid, and:
Tobacco, caffeine, and alcohol are all habit forming stimulants
If alcohol abuse is present, the mucosa wil appear:
Deep red, shiny and spongy
Signs and symptoms are important observations for the dental team to monitor during patient treatment. A/n ____ is more important than a/n because it is observed by the dental team member
The ADA developed four levels to protect the right of patients and employees. The levels are listed as____.
When a negative reaction to a drug involves abnormal, harmful, undesired side effects, it is said to be a/n:
If a patient has a seizure in the dental chair, what is the best way of handling the event?
Move all equipment away from the patient so she does not hurt herself.
Every long line of spygmomanometer dial represents a multiple of
Breast cancer, obesity and colon and heart disease have been associated with excessive
____ is the force of blood against the artery walls. This can be a result of heredity, stress, age, smoking, or obesity.
Nitrous oxide concentration should never be greater than ____ percent in routine cases, allowing the patient to be awake and aware of his surroundings.
Due to their lack of digestion capability, newborn infants have a specific modified diet. Foods to avoid during infancy include:
Seafood, sugar, nuts, and honey
What part of the prescription instructs the pharmacist on how much of the drug to dispense?
For patient comfort when taking x-rays, topical anesthetic can be used to numb the patient's
A vasoconstrictor is a substance that is placed in an anesthetic compound to:
All of the above
Ways to build a rapport with patient's include offering eye contact. open body language, welcoming gestures, kindness, empathy, and a/n ____ manner.
The nitrous oxide gas cylinder color is
Name of a drug that is assigned by the manufacturer and has a trademark:
____ of an emergency is/are important because it/they might be needed in a court of law