Flashcards in Pit And Fissure Sealant Exam Review Deck (25)
Few children are protected by sealants primarily because of
Lack of public awareness
Demineralization of the enamel is the first stage of
One third of preschool children are affected by early childhood diseases. T or F?
What is found in large numbers of dental plaque and is known as disease producing bacteria?
Using ____ can slow or prevent the caries process
What type of decay occurs surrounding an existing restoration?
By using a detector and color caries detection dyes can detect _____
Decay and carries
What type of caries is found in elderly patients?
The purpose of filler material in the sealant is to make it more wear resistant. T or F?
What threw colors are sealant materials supplied in?
Clear, tinted, opaque
Polymerization methods include self cured and ____ cured
____% of properly placed sealants are effective in protecting teeth against cavities
Not placing sealants or using the "no touch" technique is recommended for patients who are allergic to acrylate. T or F?
Why is microabrasion sometimes used before sealants are applied?
To open fissures, remove any slight decay, and prepare sight for placement of sealant
Properly placed sealants usually last
Will dental caries occur if the sealant remains in place?
Fluoride is released after polymerization in some brands of sealant material. T or F?
In the first ______ is when most sealant failure will occur.
Moisture contamination and _____ is a factor in sealant retention
____ reduces the acid to teeth and increases the flow of saliva
Excess sealant material in the contact area results in blocked contact. _____ helps alleviate this error.
Sealing the margins of amalgam and composite restorations with unfilled resins prevents microleakage, arrests the program of caries, and preserves tooth structure. T or F?
In an effort to achieve complete coverage you should use a mouth mirror and an ____ and gently trace the sealant.
___% of children are not protected by sealants due to lack of public awareness