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UCSF DENTAL

What made you interested in dentistry? I grew up with severe tetracycline stained teeth and it was a challenge to explain to people why my teeth wasnt as white as theirs and it wasnt from not brushing them. Thus I never told anyone that i was going to apply to dental school as they would see the irony in it however i think its actually fitting that someone that struggled with something so much would grow up to want to be in a profession about it.Tell me about yourself. Well i come from a family of 8 and i think it would be fair to say that my siblings are very accomplished and thus my parents always ask me when its my turn to make something out of myself. I think the day i joined the milita...

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Ch 28, Pediatric Dentistry -Delmar

pedodontics pediatric dental practice that provides dental care for childrenmaturation growth to a certain level and then learning on that levelsubjective fears fears based on feelings, attitudes,and concerns that have developed from suggestions of others, including parents, siblings,and friendsobjective fears fears based on the child’s own experiencesbehavior management techniques tell,show and do voice control distraction nonverbal communication modeling positive reinforcment gentle restraints hand over mouth mild sedation general anesthesiatell,show, and do assistant names instrument,demonstartes it use, then use instrumentv...

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Dental History

What dental specialty promotes the prevention of dental disease? dental public healthWhich dental specialist corrects malocclusion? orthodontistspecialist who treats patients who have lost bone around the tooth due to disease periodontistdental specialist who replaces missing teeth prosthodontistwhat dental specialty deals with the diagnosis and surgical treatment of the oral region oral and maxillofacial surgerywho invented the dental chair? Josiah FlaggWho invented the dental foot engine? James MorrisonDiscovered x-rays Wilhelm Conrad Roentgenfirst African American woman to graduate from a recognized dental school Ida G...

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Dental Cusps and Ridges

cusp -A point or peak. -A round, conical elevation on the occlusal surface of a posterior tooth.cusp ridge -A raised part of the occlusal surface of a posterior tooth that runs from a cusp tip toward the central dissectional grove. -Cusp ridges either run perpendicular to the central dissectional groove (transverse) or at an angle (oblique).transverse cusp ridge A cusp ridge running perpendicular to the central dissectional groove.oblique cusp ridge A ridge on the occlusal surface of a posterior tooth that runs at an angle to the central dissectional groove.carabelli cusp A raised protrusion on the mesio-lingual cusp of an upper molar, most ofte...

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Dental school questions UT Houston

1. Why do you want to attend [Dental School Name]2. How are you a match for [Dental School Name]?3. Why should we choose you?4. Describe your method of learning. How does this fit with this dental school?5. Take us through your personal statement.6. What schools did you apply to and why those schools?7. What do you look for in a good dental school?8. Why do you want to go to school here?9. What sets you apart from other applicants?At University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston we want students who have a true passion for dentistry. What appeals to you most, about working in the field of dentistry? ...

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Basic Dental Terminology

Skull divided into two sections, the cranium and the faceFrontal Bone forms the forehead, part of the floor of the cranium and most of the root of the orbitsParietal Bone Forms most of the roof of the upper sides of the craniumTemporal Bones forms the sides and the base of the cranium – each temporal bone encloses the ear and contains the bony passage of the outer earOccipital Bone forms the back of the base of the skullSphenoid Bone forms the anterior part of the base of the skullMaxilla upper jaw that consists of two maxillary bonesZygomatic Process creates the prominence of the cheekEthmoid forms part if the floo...

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Pharmacology: Stanford Dental Review

3. In a patient weighing 70 kg, the volume of distribution of lidocaine is 80L, and the clearance of lidocaine is 28 L/h. Which is the elimination half-life of lidocaine? A. 0.5h B. 1.0h C. 2.0h D. 0.2hC. 2.0h Half life formula: t1/2 = 0.7*V / Cl = 2 hours5. What percentage of patients is allergic to penicillin? A. 10-15%A. 10-15% 1) About 10-15% of patients are pencillin allergic.8. What is the elimination half-life for penicillin V? C. 0.5hoursC. 0.5hours 1) Penicillin V has the short elimination half-time of 30 minutes due to rapid excretion in the urine. About 90% of the renal excretion of penicillin results from active tubular transport. ...

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Modern Dental Assisting Chapter 56 – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Alveolitis Pain and inflammation resulting from exposed bone associated with the disturbance of a blood clot after extraction of a tooth (dry socket)Luxate to dislocate, as a tooth from its socketOral and Maxillofacial surgeon A dentist who has received 4 to 6 additional years of postgradute training in a hospital-based residencySurgical Assistant What type of assistant has to have advanced skill in patient assessment and monitoring, use of specialized instruments, surgical asepsis, surgical procedures, and pain control techniques?dental office and outpatient surgical suite What two types of settings do the surgical team complete procedures in? ...

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flash cards for dental codes

Endodontics D3000-D39999 Endodontic Therapy (including Treatment Plan, Clinical Procedures and Follow-up Care) Endodontic Retreatment D3346-D3348 Endodontics D3000-D39999 *ENDODONTIC THERAPY D3310 endodontic therapy, anterior tooth excluding final restoration) D3320 endodontic therapy, bicuspid tooth (excluding final restoration) D3332 (open and Meg) incomplete endodontic therapy; inoperable, unrestorable or fractured toothEndodontics D3000-D39999 Pulp Capping D3110-D3950 Pulpotomy D3220-D3222 *PULP CAPPING D3110-D3950 Endodontics D3000-D39999 D3110 pulp cap-direct (excluding final restoration) D3120 pulp cap-indirect (excluding final restoration) *PULPOTOMY D3220-D3222 D3220 therapeutic pu...

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Dental Dam Application And Removal

List what dental dams are used for? -Used for adequate access and visibility in the operating field (retracts tissue gingival, tongue, cheeks and lips) -Better patient management and protection (protects patient from swallowing debris or from accidental exposure to acid etch) -Controls moisture (protects tooth from contamination of saliva during bonding, etchants, & restorative materials) -Decreased Operating Time (Operation can work faster because of complete isolation and minimizes patient conversation) -Effective protective barrier for infection control for patient and operatorWho shouldn’t have dental dams? Patients with a physical condition such as asthma, respiratory conges...

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