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  1. The most prescribed group of drugs in dentistry are ____________.
  1. If an infection does not respond to an initially prescribed drug, _______________.
  1. The duration of antibiotic therapy should extend _______________.
  1. An example of an oral wound is a _______________.
  1. Antibiotic therapy is not indicated if _______________.
  1. A 3-year-old, 30 pound patient presents with large carious lesion on a maxillary primary molar tooth accompanied with facial swelling. The clinician attempts to perform a pulpectomy on the tooth, however the patient complains of severe pain during excavation of decay after administration of 1.5 carpules of lidocaine 2% with 1:100,000 epinephrine.  The clinician should ____________.
  1. In cases of acute primary herpetic gingivostomatis, an _______________.
  1. In an early stage of infection the predominate bacteria are _______________.
  1. Which of the following classes of antibiotics are bactericidal?
  1. The ideal antibiotic for treating dental infections would _______________.
  1. The drug of choice when treating dental infections is ____________.
  1. To reduce the possibility of development of bacterial resistance to an antibiotic, _______________.
  1. In the event of penicillin allergy, the alternative choice in treating mild or early odontogenic infections is ____________.
  1. A dental procedure for which endocarditis prophylaxis is recommended is ____________.
  1. Oral fungal infections occur as a result of _______________.
  1. An example of a topical antifungal ointment is ____________.
  1. Which of the following is not of viral origin?
  1. Non-narcotic analgesics act on the _______________.
  1. Which is not true about acetaminophen?
  1. The maximum daily dose of acetaminophen in children under 12 years of age is ____________.
  1. Which of the following statements is true of acetylsalicylic acid?
  1. Which of the following analgesics is not a NSAID?
  1. An advantage of combining a non-narcotic analgesic with codeine is ____________.
  1. When prescribing systemic fluoride supplementation the following should be considered ____________.
  1. The recommended treatment if a child ingests excessive amounts of fluoride is to _______________.