Flashcards in Module 2 Ultrasonics Deck (26)
What are the 3 main modes of action of an ultrasonic scaler?
Sonic Scalers use what form of energy?
Ultrasonic Scalers use what form of energy?
What is required to dissipate the heat produced at the vibrating tip?
Cavitation is the action created by the formation and collapse of _____ in the water?
Cavitation can remove ______ from root surface and can destroy?
Amplitude is the distance of ______which determines?
Is amplitude adjustable?
Frequency is the _____of the tip movement?
Frequency is measured in?
cycles per second
Amplitude is measured in?
What are the 3 types of power-driven scalers?
Vibrations and heat from the ultrasonic may damage ______ in children?
You should avoid areas of ______ and ____ when using the ultrasonic?
Powered scalers can decrease risk of _____ in clinicians?
Constant _____ of instrument, correct ______ and ample _______ are essential to safe operation of ultrasonic devices?
What kind of tips are used on low power and effective for fine scaling and root planning?
Excessive lateral pressure can cause damage to ______, ______Of calculus, and _____ of tip vibrations?
A US tip w/out power can be used as a _____only?
A __ to _____mm loss in length of US tip renders the tip ineffective?
T/F the gingival changes are apparent immediately after instrumenting?
The sulcus can be gently probed after _____time frame after tx.
When should pt. instructions be presented following periodontal instrumentation?
at end of each appt.
What 3 solutions are soothing to gingiva after periodontal instrumentation?
There is a shift from _____ gram______ to ______gram ______ after periodontal instrumentation?