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1

Informed consent is based on the concept that a patient receives...

Complete disclosure

2

The process of informing the patient about the particulars of exposing dental images is termed

Disclosure

3

A dental assistant may have to take an additional certification or licensure examination to expose dental images

True

4

The right to self-determination means that the patient has the right to consent to or refuse treatment

True

5

Which persons may be liable for the actions of a dental auxiliary

Dentist and dental auxiliary

6

The improper exposure of dental images may result in

Malpractice

7

It is best to retain dental records for 6 years

False

8

The following must be disclosed to the patient before obtaining informed consent

Purpose of procedure and who's performing, benefits of procedure, risk of performing or not performing

9

Incomplete disclosure to the patient before obtaining their informed consent may...

Invalidate the consent

10

Use of chemical or physical procedure to destroy all pathogens, including spores

Sterilize

11

Microorganisms capable of causing disease

Pathogen

12

Exposure to infectious materials resulting from procedures performed by the dental professional

Occupational exposure

13

Exposure to infectious material ms that result from piercing or puncturing the skin

Parenteral exposure

14

Use of a chemical or physical procedure to destroy all pathogens except spores

Disinfect

15

Instrument used to penetrate soft tissue or bone

Critical instrument

16

Instrument that contacts but does not penetrate soft tissue or bone

Semi critical instrument

17

Instrument that does not contact mucous membranes

Noncritical instrument

18

Waste that consists of blood, blood products, contaminated sharps, and other microbiological products

Infectious waste

19

Absence of pathogens

Asepsis

20

Primary purpose of infection control

Prevent disease transmission

21

3 possible routes of disease transmission

Direct contact: saliva, blood, lesions, indirect contact: instruments, direct contact airborne: oral respiratory fluids

22

3 conditions present for disease transmission to occur

Susceptible host, pathogen with sufficient infectivity and numbers to cause infection, portal to enter

23

EPA-registered chemical germicides labeled as both hospital disinfectants and tuberculocidal agents are classified as

Intermediate-level disinfectants

24

EPA-registered chemical germicides labeled only as hospital disinfectants are classified as

Low-level disinfectants

25

An overexposed image looks

Dark

26

And underexposed image looks

Light

27

A film exposed to light looks

Black

28

An underexposed receptor looks

Clear

29

A reversed receptor looks

Light

30

Too much vertical angulation results in images that are

Foreshortened

31

Too little vertical angulation results in images that are

Elongated

32

Incorrect horizontal angulation results in images that are

Overlapped

33

What errors can occur with bite-wing tech

Overlapped contacts and cone-cut

34

What errors can occur with bisecting tech

Elongation, overlapped contacts, cone-cut, phalangioma

35

The area of the oral cavity that is most likely to elicit the gag reflex when stimulated is the anterior third of the tongue

False

36

Breathing takes place simultaneously with the gag reflex

False

37

Psycho genic and tactile stimuli are precipitating factors for the gag reflex

True

38

The mandibular molar periapical projection is most likely to elicit the gag reflex

False

39

Increasing tactile stimuli helps prevent the gag reflex

False

40

The patient with a hyper sensitive gag reflex should be instructed to inhale during the application of topical anesthetic spray

False

41

During an endodontic procedure, receptor placement is difficult because of poor visualization of the tooth

True

42

The bisecting technique is recommended for the endodontic patient

False

43

The panoramic examination is the imaging examination most often used in endentulous patients

True