The pontic on this bridge is replacing tooth #19. Only licensed dentists and licensed dental hygienists are permitted to scale teeth with a cavitron. The most common tooth numbering system used in the United States is the Universal Numbering System. Deeper pockets indicate the loss of epithelial attachment, bone, and indicate the presence of periodontal disease. They must be located as close as possible to the area of immediate disposal. A healthy sulcus measurement is 3mm or less. The buccal surface is the facial surface closest to the inner cheek. This is very helpful when planning implant placement, 3rd molar extractions, and other surgeries. Although several tools may be used as aids in capturing radiographic images, the EndoRay holder was specifically designed for endodontic procedures. Bitewings, panoramic, periapical, and occlusal radiographs display 2D images. State and local regulations must be followed when disposing of hazardous waste. Category III represents those who are never exposed to blood or saliva. A labial surface is the facial surface closest to the lips. Bacteria and viruses can be pathogenic but are not always. You scored a(n):You’ve completed the Dental Assisting National Board practice exam! The actual exam consists of three sections - General Chairside Assistance, Infection Control and Dental Radiography - with a total of 320 multiple-choice questions. A lead apron with a thyroid collar must be used on all patients during radiographic procedures.
Dental assisting certification is for those who have met their state dental assisting educational requirements and passed an exam. This system does not work as well on primary molars due to their shape and small size. It is a type of transmitted disease. Bitewings and periapical images show a small section of the dentition. The material used to fill the canals after the nerves were removed can be seen on the radiograph as white lines going down the roots of the teeth. This will unnecessarily expose their fingers and hand to dangerous radiation. Sensors are more sensitive with digital radiography than traditional x-ray films, allowing the exposure time to be less, reducing radiation. Tooth #12 is the first premolar or bicuspid to erupt in the maxillary left arch according to the Universal System of tooth designation. Sterile surgical gloves are worn during invasive procedures such as periodontal and oral surgery. For this reason, Universal/Standard precautions must be followed for all patients. The buccal surface is the facial surface closest to the inner cheek. Trays with bleaching gel, brush-on whitening, and whitening strips are all less expensive at-home treatments. Intraoral sensors are waterproofed by the manufacturer, but because they cannot be sterilized, they must have a disposable barrier placed on them prior to use with each patient. Tooth #18 and tooth #20 have been treated with root canal therapy.

The actual exam consists of three sections - General Chairside Assistance, Infection Control and Dental Radiography - with a total of 320 multiple-choice questions. Overgloves may be worn over contaminated exam gloves to prevent cross contamination.

Blood-borne pathogens may enter the body through a break in the skin, or through the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth. A panoramic image is not intraoral. Total exam time is limited to four hours. Hep B immunization is an effective vaccine that healthcare workers should be given to prevent the risk of occupational exposure. The pontic on this bridge is replacing tooth #19. Tooth #25 is the second premolar or bicuspid to erupt in the maxillary left arch using the International Standards Organization system of tooth recording. A labial surface is the facial surface closest to the lips.

In-office whitening may take as little as one hour. Sterile surgical gloves are worn during invasive procedures such as periodontal and oral surgery. This process is called exfoliation or shedding. Intermediate restorations may be used temporarily to determine if a tooth needs more extensive treatment. Hazardous waste poses a danger to humans or the environment. Test your dental assisting knowledge by taking our Congratulations, you completed the Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) Practice Test. She has taught dental assisting at Everest College in Colorado., is a registered dental hygienist and dental educator.
Sodium hypochlorite and files are used to clean the canals of a tooth during root canal therapy. 32 teeth make up a permanent dentition. Tooth #12 is the first premolar or bicuspid to erupt in the maxillary left arch according to the Universal System of tooth designation.

29.95 Hepatitis B and HIV are caused by viruses. Canine teeth are designed for cutting and tearing food. Class I restorations involve a single surface. The labial surface does not contact the tongue or palate. The universal matrix and retainer are used for restorations on permanent molars and pre-molars. OSHA requirements state that employers must offer the Hepatitis B vaccination at no cost to their employees who are at risk of exposure. Blood-borne pathogens may enter the body through a break in the skin, or through the mucous membranes of the nose and mouth.

A lead apron with a thyroid collar must be used on all patients during radiographic procedures. As a professional dental writer, she has worked for several continuing education programs and is the head continuing education curriculum writer for an American Dental Association CERP provider., is a registered dental hygienist who has worked in the specialties of oral surgery, periodontics and orthodontics for eight years.

This is very helpful when planning implant placement, 3rd molar extractions, and other surgeries. Maxillary left second premolar is #25 when using the ISO system of tooth recording.

Sensors are more sensitive with digital radiography than traditional x-ray films, allowing the exposure time to be less, reducing radiation. Here you can see how you did on each question, so you know exactly what you got right and what you still need