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|_____ is the deterioration of a metal by a chemical or electrochemical reaction
|Which of the following materials is MOST OFTEN used for a temporary restoration?
|Because ZOE has a neutral pH of 7 and contains eugenol, it is ____ to the pulp
|Protective bases are placed when it is necessary to protect the pulp before the restoration is placed, because without this protection there may be
|postoperative sensitivity and damage to the pulp.
|Amalgam has been popular for the restoration of carious teeth because
|It is more economical than composites It has excellent physical properties It is easy to manipulate
|Which of the following would be the material of choice as an insulating base as well as a sedative base?
|Zinc Oxide Eugenol
|An _____ is defined as a mixture of two or more metals.
|Intermediate restorative material (IRM) is a
|Zinc Oxide Eugenol Cement
|The dental assistant may have the responsibility of placing the mixed cement in a crown. The cement should be loaded
|so that a thin layer lines all the walls of the crown
|An undermixed dental amalgam will appear:
|Which of the following is the most important rule to follow when preparing dental cements?
|Follow the manufacturer's directions
|Dental amalgam primarily consists of _____.
|mercury, silver, copper, and tin
|_____ is added to dental amalgam alloy powder to suppress oxidation.
|A properly mixed amalgam should appear
|As a homogenous mass with slight shine
|If excess cement is not removed from in and around the gingival margin and sulcus of the tooth, the cement can
|irritate the area and cause inflammation and discomfort.