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  1. As you examine the TM joint you notice an altered opening pathway which has its greatest distance from the midline at maximum opening.  This defines which one of the following terms?
  1. Which one of the following is usually associated with arthritis of the TM joint?
  1. All of the following structures would be noted when examining the oropharynx except one.  Which one is the EXCEPTION?
  1. Which one of the following best describes an acute infection of the tonsils?
  1. Compromised swallowing capabilities are associated with a higher risk of which one of the following?
  1. Which one of the following techniques should be used to palpate the hard palate?
  1. Which one of the following is a common atypical finding in the area of the hard palate?
  1. Stensen’s duct is associated with which of the following glands?
  1. Which one of the following conditions would be considered pathologic?
  1. Which one of the techniques listed below would be appropriate for palpating the buccal and labial mucosa?
  1. When examining the body of the mandible you would use the mouth mirror to stretch the mucosal tissues away from the inferior border, BECAUSE you might miss a lesion which is obscured by a fold of tissue.
  1. All of the following are common atypical findings in the body of the mandible and the retromolar area except one.  Which one is the EXCEPTION?
  1. Which one of the techniques listed below should be used when palpating the structures of the floor of the mouth?
  1. The _______________ is the most common intraoral site for oral cancer development.
  1. Which of the following findings associated with the tongue is caused by an error in development?
  1. Which one of the following adjunct devices might be used to help determine surgical margins when removing or biopsying a suspicious lesion?
  1. The perception of oral dryness may depend upon all of the following except one.  Which one is the EXCEPTION?
  1. Which of the following examination findings would be considered atypical?
  1. Nutritional deficiencies, Candida albicans, human herpes virus and lesions associated with loss of dimension are common to which one of the following structures/areas?
  1. A symblepharon discovered during an extraoral exam would be found in or on which one of the following?
  1. The patient with a symblepharon would be referred to which one of the following specialists?
  1. Which one of the following known cancer risk factors cannot be lowered or modified by a change in lifestyle or behavior?
  1. Patients with known risk factors for cancer should be screened at _______________.
  1. Which one of the following viruses is associated with a significant increase in oropharyngeal cancers?
  1. What percentage of oropharyngeal cancers are squamous cell carcinomas?
  1. Which of the following most closely describes the appearance of oral cancer?
  1. Salivary gland tumors, lymphoma, and sarcoma-related cancers comprise what percentage of oropharyngeal cancers?
  1. Which of the following is a common reason for failing to detect oral cancer in a young person?
  1. Debris tends to collect in tonsils affected by which one of the following conditions?
  1. Which one of the following is the most common site for cancer to develop on the tongue?