Flashcards in Module 19 ch. 36 Deck (26):
A sealant is an _____ (resin) that flows and bonds to the enamel by ______ retention after the ___ process proceeds.
The acid etch produces _____ in the enamel
What are the 3 available types of sealants available.
Self-curing is also called _______
advantages of self-cured sealant material
no special equipment
Disadvantages of self-cured sealant material
Visible Light-cured sealant material is also called
Disadvantages to visible light cured sealant material
extra costs and time
What is the purpose of the filler in a sealant material
increase bond strength
increase resistance to wear
What are the 2 components in filled sealant material
Unfilled sealant material is ___ resistant to abrasion
The benefit of fluoride releasing sealant material is _______
remineralization of incipient caries in pits and fissures
Patients with _______ from medications, patients undergoing _________ and patients with _____ Caries all benefit from having sealants
Contraindications for sealants are when there is evidence of adjacent ___ caries and when pit and fissures are _____ or the patient is in ______ caries risk
_______ handed dentistry is recommended for placing a sealant
Success of retention depends on the ?
maintaining a dry field during process
What 3 methods are used to prep the tooth for a sealant
You should air dry the tooth for ____ sec
What are the 3 types of etch?
Which type is best?
What type of etch is used?
15-30% phosphoric acid
You should etch for __ to _ sec
Dry the tooth for ____ sec after etching
A tooth is etched adequately if it appears?
Cure the sealant for ____ sec
Which type of sealants need occlusal adjustment if filled too high?