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  1. Over the past twenty 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 was not discussed by Dr. Atwood?
  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 are adhesives indicated for routine use by complete denture patients?
  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. An appropriate technique for applying denture adhesive to the intaglio surface of a denture includes which of the following actions?
  1. Once dispensed onto the denture's intaglio surface, how should the adhesive be manipulated?
  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. With regard to appropriate denture hygiene, which of the following represents a step in the recommended process?
  1. With regard to personal oral hygiene for complete denture patients, which of the following represents a step in the recommended process?