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  1. Reliance on clinical experience, intuition, poorly designed studies alone can result in false conclusions and less than optimum care due to factors such as ____________.
  1. Consecutive controlled case studies provide a level of evidence of ____________.
  1. The American Academy of Periodontology Guidelines for Periodontal Therapy Position Paper states the goals of periodontal therapy include all of the following except

    _______________.

  1. Probing pocket depth (PPD) is a measurement of the distance between the _______________.
  1. Furcation involvement ____________.
  1. The Oral Risk Assessment (ORA) and Early Intervention System provide the following methodology to organize patient care:
  1. The term “adult periodontitis” has been replaced by the term “chronic periodontitis.”
  1. Chronic periodontitis incidence and severity is related to all of the following except ____________.
  1. Clinical attachment loss (CAL) of 1-2 mm is considered to be slight.
  1. Alveolar bone remodels in response to ____________.
  1. If bone loss forms an angular infrabony defect, _______________.
  1. The following statements accurately describe bone except:
  1. Bone resorption can be reduced by which of the following:
  1. Deep, narrow infrabony defects with more bony walls have the worst chance to gain attachment following periodontal surgery.
  1. It is recommended to determine patients' surgical needs prior to assessing patients' response to non-surgical therapies.
  1. Disrupting plaque biofilm is best accomplished through ____________.
  1. The exact amount of time needed to optimally perform scaling and root planing has been scientifically determined.
  1. Rinsing and irrigating with antimicrobials _______________.
  1. Locally-delivered sustained-release antimicrobials all contain antibiotics.
  1. Systemic antibiotics feature all of the following except _______________.
  1. Subantimicrobial systemic dosing of doxycycline _______________.
  1. The goal of osseous surgery is to _______________.
  1. Barriers may be used in regenerative surgery to _______________.
  1. Non-resorbable barriers _______________.
  1. Bony defects with fewer wall generally have more predictable bone fill results.
  1. Autografts ____________.
  1. Allografts ____________.
  1. Xenografts are obtained from __________ sources.
  1. Synthetic bone _______________.
  1. Biological growth factors are used with synthetic bone materials to simulate the osteogenic properties of an autograft.