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Florida Dental Hygiene Laws and Rules Exam

Prepare a tooth with condition agents for placement of sealants or orthodontic appliances (DA) DirectCharting existing oral conditions (DA) DirectPacking and removing retraction cord w/o vasoconstrictors (DA) DirectRemoving and recementing properly contured and fitted loose bands (DA) DirectPlace or remove temp restorations w/ non mechanical hand instruments (DA) DirectPolish amalgams, not changing contour only w/ slow speed handpiece (DA) DirectPolish clinical crowns (DA) DirectRemove excess cement from dental restorations & appliances w/ non-mechanical hand instruments only (DA) DirectSelect & pre-size archwir...

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The Lost Wax Technique and Dental Waxes

The Lost Wax Technique: From Impression to Restoration Centuries old technology used in jewelry making, art, and many other applications. William H. Taggart demonstrates the method for use in dentistry in 1907. 1. Impression 2. Die/Die Spacer 3. Wax Pattern 4. Sprue/Investing 5. Burn-out 6. Casting 7. Finishing/PolishingImpressions Usually an elastomeric material with clean, readable margins. Poured up in die stone in a vacuum unit to minimize bubbles and create the strongest model possible.Die and Die Spacer The die is a very accurate replica of the prepared tooth or teeth. A die spacer is painted on to allow room for the crown to fit over the tooth and fo...

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Dental Cements

Adhesion in Dentistry -used every time trying to get something to stick to tooth (even sealant/crown) -Sealant: micromechanical (creating multiple interlocking structures when etching) sealants/composite/brackets -Crowns/bridges: macromechanical (gluing)Overview (cements) -permanent (luting)/cementation: crowns/bridges/veneers -semi-permanent: stay until we need it to be removed (ortho bands) -temporary (provisional): protect prepared tooth for crown (thermal/injury/esthetics), come off easily (less adhesive than semi-permanent -pupal protection: some cements -made up of: water/oil or resin based -liquid in cement: is eugenol/phosphoric acid/polyacrylic acid -dental cements: must be able to...

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Iowa Dental Assistant Registration: Jurisprudence

Iowa Dental Board 9 members appointed by the Governor and confirmed by Senate. 5 dentists, 2 hygienists, 2 public members.Board responsibilities Enforce Iowa laws & Board rules pertaining to dentistry, dental hygiene, and dental assisting.Board responsibilities 2 Issues licenses, registrations, certificates, and permits. Sets standards (For Iowa only) for: licensure and registration, renewal, continuing education, and practiceBoard responsibilities 3 Board rules are passed by the Board. They are always changing. State laws are passed by the Iowa Legislature.Dental Hygiene committee 2 hygienists, 1 dentist member of the board (dentist electe...

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Sit down four handed dentistry

A/w flush after each patient 1 minFirst step in handpiece sterilizatiom Scrub with brush under running water-never be placed in ultrasonic -prolong exposure to solution will dull and corrode burs -can be autoclav d in burblock Bur care sterilizationAssistant passing amalgam carrier Class IOperator retrieving handpiece from assistant @ 11:00 with elbow close to side Class II fingers and wristReach up and behind patient light Class 5Entire arm and shoulder Class 4Dynamic area of dental office Treatment areaAlabama cart Storage for bulkAssistant is seated 4-6 inches above operatorFeet flat on floor , patient head...

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Widest tooth mesio-distally Mandibular first molarWidest anterior tooth mesio-distally Maxillary centralOnly tooth with pulp wider mesa-distally than face-buccally Maxillary centralWidest tooth facio-lingually Maxillary first molarWidest anterior tooth facio-lingually Maxillary canineOnly tooth more narrow facially than lingually Maxillary first molarTallest two teeth inciso-gingivally Maxillary canine then mandibular canineTop three teeth with the tallest crown Mandibular canine, maxillary central, maxillary canineWhich tooth has the longest root inciso-gingivally Maxillary canineWhich tooth is the smallest Mandibu...

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Basics of Dentistry

Job/Occupational title Federally appointed occupational terms used for classification (i.e. dentist, dental hygienist, lab technician)Credentials Qualifications earned that allows a person to perform a specific duty (i.e. DDS, RDH, CDT)Licensure – Gives lawful permission to practice in a specified geographic jurisdiction. – Regularly renewed – Requires continuing education in all jurisdictions although, amounts varyThe Dental Team – As a hygienist you will be connected to different people that have various occupations in the dental industry. – The development of the dental hygiene profession has always emphasized preventi...

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Development and Morphology of the Primary Dentition- Pediatric Dentistry

What are the components of the primary dentition? 20 teeth- 5 per quadrant 1. central incisor 2. lateral incisor 3. canine 4. 1st molar 5. 2nd molarThat are the three developmental stages of the primary dentition? 1. prenatal stage 2. birth to complete primary dentition 3. primary dentition until transitionWhat are the six stages of the Pre-natal stage? 1. initiation (bud stage) 2. proliferation (cap stage) 3. histodifferentiation (bell stage) 4. morphodifferentiation (bell stage) 5. apposition 6. calcificationformation of the dental lamina begins during the ____ week in embryonic life and lasts until ____ years of age. 6th week; 4-5 yearswhen d...

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Infection Control in Dentistry

Breaking the Chain of Infection Things to think about Potential pathogen in sufficient numbers Susceptible host Portal of entry The susceptibility of the host and the pathogenicity of the microorganism- We have the least control of these. Focus on reducing number of organisms in the clinical environmentTargeting reduction of numbers of potential pathogens Surface Disinfection Instrument sterilization Hand washing Antimicrobial mouth rinses – might select for resistant organisms Antibiotics Quality of dental treatment water Air qualityTB patients must be treated in the hospital with special air vaccums TRUE Not too many offices are checking for air qua...

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Ch. 15 Preventive Dentistry

What is the goal of preventive dentistry? to have a healthy mouthWhat is one of the most common dental disease? dental caries(cavities)What is the goal of a patient education program? to teach patients how to take care of their teeth and develop sound dental habitsWhat is the initial step in a patient education program? listening to the patientDental sealants are made of a hard covering that is placed in the pits and fissures of teethFluoride combats decay by enhancing remineralizationWhat technique is used in the dental office to provide fluoride treatment? topicalWhat precaution is necessary for children who are using fluorid...

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