Flashcards in Module 1 Final Deck (100):
The ____ provides a nationally recognized test for front office professionals or chair side assistants to become certified in their profession.
A dentist who specializes in the diagnoses and treatment of dental pulp diseases:
A specialty area of dentistry that involves the correction of malocclusion by realignment of the teeth and/or joints:
A dental specialty in which the dentist examines the tissue samples to provide proper diagnosis and treatment of biopsy results:
A dentist who specializes in dental treatment for children:
The history of dental assistants started in ____.
The responsibilities/ duties of the dental assistant can involve:
All of the above
The skill of one assistant working chair side with a dentist is called:
Four handed dentistry
The skill of using two assistants with the dentist is referred to as:
Six handed dentistry
The second assistant assisting the dentist may be referred to as the:
The dental assistant might have the responsibility for sterilization procedures, including the management of:
All of the above
Cigarette smoke has an offensive odor that can stay in the:
All of the above
The DA should avoid wearing ____ because many patients might have allergies or be sensitive to it.
Colognes or perfumes
According to OSHA standards a dental assistant's fingernails should not exceed:
1/8 of an inch
The acronym DANB means:
Dental Assisting National Board
The registration exam can be taken through the:
How many times a year is the DANB exam offered?
The DANB exams are based on:
All of the above
The duties of the expanded function dental assistant are covered by the ____ for each state.
State Dental Practice Act
Expanded function dental assistants are not allowed to:
This dental specialist will treat malocclusion by realignment of the teeth or joints.
What is the name of the first known dentist?
Who was the father of medicine?
The hippocratic oath means:
to do no harm
Bands of gold fastened to natural teeth and artificial teeth were made of ____ teeth in the era of 100-400 BCE
During the middle ages, the ____ developed a silver paste to fill cavities.
_____ was known as "the father of modern dentistry."
Trained dentist began arriving to the colonies from:
____ marketed his abilities to perform a variety of different dental procedures.
____ is credited for constructing a denture made of ivory and gold for George Washington.
The first native born dentist in colonial America was:
____ was the first African American to graduate with a formal dental education.
Robert Tanner Freeman
_____ is the German physicist credited for the discovery of radiation usage in 1895.
Wilhelm C. Roentgen
_____ earned the title "grand old man of dentistry."
____ discovered a way to use nitrous oxide gas to relieve the pain of extractions on his patients.
____ demonstrated the use of this anesthetic by blocking a nerve on the mandible.
William H. Halstead
____ made the first dental radiograph.
____ became the first woman to be hired as a permanent dental assistant.
Juliet A. Southard
What is the term for withdrawing from patient care without reasonable notice or a referral fro completion of dental treatment?
____ is a fold of mucous membrane attached to the back of the soft palate.
The ____ is the tissue from the mesoderm layer that will form dentin and pulp.
____ is defined as a deep furrow running along a developmental groove.
A vertical overlap of the maxillary teeth with the mandibular arch:
A horizontal overlap of the maxillary teeth with the mandibular arch:
The word deciduous means:
By age 3, ____ teeth are present in the mouth.
The permanent teeth that replace deciduous teeth are called ____ teeth.
Another name for the bicuspid is:
____ is defined as the study of the shape and form of teeth.
Located a the gingival third on the lingual surface of an anterior tooth is a convex prominence of enamel called:
One of the three prominence located on the incisal edge of a newly erupted incisor:
An improper fit and alignment of the teeth and jaws:
Primary detention begins to emerge in the mouth around the ____ month of life.
The term odontogenesis means:
Tooth production or development
During the third stage, the tissue makeup begins to change. This change is called:
The tooth bud contains three important elements. What are they?
Cementoblasts, osteoblasts, and fibroblasts
The four main types of dentin include the:
Mantle, primary, secondary, and tertiary dentin.
____ are the presence of extra teeth.
The highest peak in the alveolar process is the:
Enamel is able to withstand crushing forces up to ____ pounds per square inch.
The four types of tissues that make up a tooth are:
Enamel, Dentin, cementum, and pulp.
The enamel and cementum of the tooth come together at a junction. This junction is called the:
____ is another term for when permanent teeth succeed or replace primary teeth.
The ____ is the portion of the crown that is visible in the oral cavity.
The ____ is the tissue that surrounds and supports the teeth.
During the 8th week of embryonic development, the dental ____ continues to thicken.
____ molars are the first of the permanent teeth to erupt into the oral cavity.
The periodontal ligament contains fibers that are embedded into the cementum. These fibers are called ____.
Winged flare of the nostril:
The chin is called the:
The ____ is the transitional are between the skin of the face and mucous membrane of the lip.
Healthy gingiva has an orange peel texture called:
On each side of the soft palate, extending downward, are the pillars of fauces, also called:
The tongue consists of a body and a root or base, connected by the muscles to the:
Along the midline of the tongue's top surface is a slight groove called the:
Mushroom shaped taste buds located at the tongue center:
The condition of having a short lingual frenulum:
The frontal is connected to both parietal bones by the:
The sphenoid bone is also called the ____ bone.
There are ____ stationary bones in the face.
The ____ bone is the smallest and most fragile bone of the face.
The ____ is the posterior section of the alveolar process.
When dealing with TMJ, the crackling or grinding sound of the teeth is also called:
Known as the upper chambers of the heart:
The ____ is a lightweight, spongelike bone located in the interior area of the bones.
____ is a protective and insulated covering that surrounds some nerves.
The ____ is the fibrous lining that covers the compact coronal bone.
The ____ is considered to be the brain of the cell.
The four primary tissue types are:
epithelial, muscle, connective, and nerve.
Bones have five categories:
Long bones, irregular bones, short bones, flat bones, and sesamoid bones,
The heart repeats a cycle of contraction and relaxation around ____ beats per minute.
What disease includes inflammation of the pericardum?
What is the non criminal legal action that deals with the relationship of individuals against a dentist that can result in a composition lawsuit?
What involves state or federal government intervention against individuals who perform non legal procedures or violations, resulting in disciplinary action?
What is the term for actions that any reasonable or prudent dental care professional would take under similar circumstances?
What is a contract that is implemented by the patient's actions, rather than verbally or in writing?
The act of an intentional or unintentional wrong doing is called:
Which term means "truthfulness"?
Dental malpractice and negligence can occur due to a variety of circumstances, including:
Failure to properly detect an oral disease. wrongful death, and personal injusry.