TEST PREVIEW

  1. Which of the following are components of the oral microbiome?
  1. Microbial content varies throughout different locations within the mouth. The supragingival microbiome and subgingival microbiomes are identical.
  1. It is more challenging to establish a correlation between oral and systemic diseases than it is to establish causation.
  1. What is the meaning of oral dysbiosis?
  1. Which of the following statements is true regarding the association between diabetes and periodontal disease?
  1. All of the following oral bacteria have been detected in atherosclerotic plaque, except one. Which one is the exception?
  1. According to Gordon and colleagues, there were two clinical factors that were positively associated with increased systolic blood pressure in postmenopausal women who were not currently being treated for hypertension. Which clinical factors were they?
  1. Which type of stroke is the most common?
  1. What technique has allowed scientists to perform genomic analysis more efficiently and cost effectively than initial endeavors?
  1. Which statement is correct regarding probiotics and prebiotics?
  1. Maintaining good oral hygiene is critical, because it is one of the few factors patients can control when it comes to disease prevention.
  1. Why are Bdellovibrio-and-like organisms (BALOs) unable to be used for treatment of periodontal disease?