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Ch 59 Dental Sealant

dental sealants

a salt or ester of acrylic acid acrylate
coating that covers the occlusal pits and fissures of teeth dental sealant
sealant material that contains filler particles filled resin
type of material that is polymerized by a curing light light cured
microscopic leakage at the interface of the tooth structure and the sealant or restoration microleakage
process of changing a simple chemical inot another substance that contains the same elements polymerization
sealant firmly adhering to the tooth surface sealant retention
type of material that is polymerized by chemical reactions self cured
sealant material that does not contain filler particles unfilled resin
nearly ___% of all cavities occur in pits and fissures of posterior teeth 84
pits and fissures are the fossae and grooves that failed to fuse during development
dental sealants cover the tooth surface, preventing bacteria and food particles from settling in to the pits and fissures of the teeth
bacteria ___ survive beneath a properly placed sealant because___ cannot, the carbohydrates that they need to survive cannot reach them
at what age group is considered to be the caries active period 6 to 15 years
the highest risk period for decay occurs with in the first 3 years of eruption
what is the purpose of filler material in the sealant to make it more wear resistant
what does radiopaque mean can be seen as white on radiographs
unfilled sealant material does not require what occlusal adjustment after placement
self cured sealants polymerize to final set within ____ approximately 2 minutes
what are the advantages of light cured sealant material does not require mixing, it allows the operator to place and cure the material when the operator is ready
how is retention of the sealant attained by etching the enamel with 37# phosphoric acid
which teeth are the ones that are most frequently those that lose sealants maxillary and mandibular second molars
what are some things to remember when storing sealant materials replace caps, do not expose materials in proximity to eugenol containing products, most etchant and sealant materials re designed to be used at room temperature,although some brands do require refrigeration
what is the shelf life of most sealant products at room temperature ranges form 18-36 months
do not use sealants on patients with what known allergy acrylates
what is the primary cause of failure of sealant retention. moisture contamination
how long should a properly placed sealant last from 5 - 10 years
Created by: cynthia.fryer
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