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  1. It has been estimated that ______ % of the population suffers from bad breath on a regular basis in spite of good oral health?
  1. Often times dental patients may be taking medications on a routine basis to maintain good health.  Which one of the following types of medications does not contribute to the formation of bad breath?
  1. Most authorities agree the majority of bad breath originates from _______________.
  1. All of the following are examples of transient causes of breath odor EXCEPT:
  1. When bad breath originates in the oral cavity the most common source is _______________.
  1. Regardless of its source bad breath can _______________.
  1. Which one of the following is not considered one of the predominate compounds contributing to the offensive odor of patients with bad breath?
  1. The most reliable method to confirm a patient has a chronic breath odor problem is to _______________.
  1. To interview or counsel patients on personally sensitive topics such as breath odor, a clinician should do all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. During a routine dental appointment you notice your patient has a persistent odor emanating from his/her mouth. As a dental professional you should _______________.
  1. You suspect a patient is overly concerned about having a breath problem, but the patient is reluctant to discuss their concern.  You should _______________.
  1. One of the most common mistakes a clinician can make when counseling a patient about their dental concerns is _______________.
  1. The ADA's Code of Professional Conduct for the dental profession stresses that dental professionals should do all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. The acronym P-LI-SS-IT stands for the 4 progressive levels in the communication model.  Which one of the following is not a communication level in the P-LI-SS-IT model?
  1. All of the following are true statements about the P-LI-SS-IT model of communication EXCEPT:
  1. All of the following are levels in P-LI-SS-IT model of communication.  Which one of the following is not considered part of the brief therapy?
  1. All of the following statements about the first level of the P-LI-SS-IT model of communication, Permission, are true EXCEPT:
  1. In the second level of P-LI-SS-IT model of communication, Limited Information, the dental professional uses all of the following strategies EXCEPT:
  1. Crest® PRO-HEALTH™ toothpaste has the ADA Seal of Approval for which of the following benefits?
  1. All of the following statements about the Intensive Therapy Level are true EXCEPT: