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Flash cards for dentistry

1 A permanent dentition consists of how many teeth? 32 teeth make up a permanent dentition.
2 A permanent dentition consists of how many premolars? 8 premolars exist in a permanent dentition.
3 When a mouth is divided into fourths, the parts are referred to as: Quadrants are the four parts when a mouth is divided into four sections; upper right, lower right, upper left, and lower left.
4 Using the Universal System of the tooth designation, what tooth is #12? Tooth #12 is the maxillary left first premolar.
5 Using the International Standards Organization system of tooth recording, which tooth is #25? Maxillary left second premolar is #25 when using the ISO system of tooth recording.
6 A patient experiences an infection where symptoms appear quickly and severe. What type of infection is this? Acute infections are often very quick to appear and have severe symptoms.
7 A patient presents with symptoms of an oral yeast infection. What condition cold have caused this infection? Oral candidiasis is a yeast infection of the mouth, sometimes called "thrush".
8 What is a microorganism called that is capable of causing diseases? Pathogens are organisms that are capable of causing disease conditions.
9 What type of film allows the entire dentition to be viewed on a single film? Panoramic films allow the entire dentition to be viewed on a single, large film.
10 Why does digital radiography require less radiation than traditional x-rays? Sensors are more sensitive with digital radiography than traditional x-ray films, allowing the exposure time to be less, reducing radiation.
11 What step helps prevent a large radiolucent area near the palate as seen on panoramic x-rays? Having the patient place their tounge in the roof of their mouth during a panoramic x-ray prevents a large radiolucent area in the palate on the processed x-ray.
12 What type pf device does digital radiography use to record images taken of the patients teeth? Electronic sensors are used in lieu of standard x-ray films when recording images of patients teeth. While standard films can have their image scanned into an electronic program, they are not by definition, digital x-rays.
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