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  1. Over the past 26 years, what change has occurred in the number of people in the United States requiring removable prosthodontics therapy?
  1. Over the next two decades, what is projected with respect to the incidence of edentulism?
  1. What was the phrase proposed by Douglas Atwood (1971) to describe marked atrophy of alveolar bone following tooth loss?
  1. Although consensus regarding etiology is lacking, alveolar bone and soft tissue changes observed in complete denture wearers over time may be associated with all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. In 1962, Dr. Atwood reported on factors that likely contributed to the complex biophysical deterioration of edentulous ridges over time. Which of the following factors did Dr. Atwood not discuss?
  1. The biomechanical phenomena that substantially influence complete denture success include all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. Physical forces influencing complete denture retention are believed to include all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. Inappropriate denture tooth positioning and physiologically unacceptable denture base contour or volume may result in all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. What is the primary intended benefit of bilaterally balanced occlusion in complete dentures?
  1. When properly managed, adhesives satisfy all of the following EXCEPT:
  1. Which of the following benefits are not associated with the use of denture adhesive?
  1. What are the advantages of prescribing well-hydrated denture adhesive for xerostomic complete denture patients?
  1. Which of the following constituents are commonly found in most modern denture adhesives?
  1. Given which of the following circumstances would unsuccessful complete denture therapy be anticipated?
  1. Once dispensed onto the denture's intaglio surface, how should the adhesive be manipulated?
  1. With regard to appropriate denture hygiene, which of the following represents a step in the recommended process?
  1. With regards to appropriate dental hygiene of the edentulous patient, massaging the oral tissues while water is in the mouth will promote which of the following?
  1. With regards to oral hygiene, what is the benefit of using an electric toothbrush to massage all of the oral tissues?
  1. In regard to the method of removing dental adhesive from the patient’s tissues, what is the best procedure to follow?
  1. In regard to removing adhesive from a denture, what is the best method to use?
  1. Which of the following is NOT a result of the use of denture adhesive?
  1. With regard to personal oral hygiene for complete denture patients, which of the following represents a step in the recommended process?
  1. When are adhesives indicated for routine use by complete denture patients?
  1. After applying adhesive to the denture's intaglio surface and immediately prior to placing the denture in the mouth, what step(s) should be accomplished?
  1. An appropriate technique for applying denture adhesive to the intaglio surface of a denture includes which of the following actions?