Acid erosion is a chemical dissolution of dental hard tissues without bacterial involvement. The acid source can be both intrinsic and extrinsic in nature.
A. Both statements are true.
B. Statement one is true, statement two is false.
C. Statement one is false, statement two is true.
D. Both statements are false.
In a study by Faller and Eversole, surface enamel loss was _______________.
A. less with sodium fluoride paste
B. less with high concentration sodium fluoride paste
C. less with stannous fluoride paste
D. not different when either paste was used
In his 2010 article, Dr. Rouse explained the interaction of_______________.
A. sleep bruxism, GERD and diabetes
B. sleep bruxism, GERD and sleep apnea
C. GERD, kidney disease and sleep apnea
D. bruxism, sleep apnea and orthodontics
Our saliva is composed of _______________.
A. 50% water and 50% electrolytes
B. 50% water and 50% glycoproteins
C. 99.5% water and 0.5% other components
D. 75% water and 25% antibacterial components
Which of the following sleep survey(s)is/are recommended for children?
E. B and C
Senate Bill #238 encourages school districts to _______________.
A. start class times as early as possible
B. start class no earlier than 8:30
C. start class times at 7:30
D. encourages later afternoon session
Following a patient’s diagnosis of Obstructive Sleep Apnea, which of the following treatment concepts is true?
A. C-pap is both highly effective and exhibits high compliance.
B. A MAD appliance exhibits minimal effectiveness but high compliance.
C. C-pap is less effective over time along with low compliance.
D. A MAD appliance is slightly less effective than C-pap but exhibits high compliance.
Following a child’s consumption of a sports drink or cola, a parent is wise to _______________.
A. increase the child’s oral Ph by having them chew a piece of cheese
B. have the child brush their teeth immediately
C. not be concerned by the small amount of acid consumed
D. not be concerned since erosion occurs only in adults
Pothole dental lesions resulting from acid attack should _______________.
A. not be restored since bacteria is not involved
B. be treated aggressively with crowns to protect against future acid attack
C. consider conservative treatment with sealants or flowable composites
The two main factors that determine awake and sleep pressures are Circadian Rhythm and Adenosine phosphate. Both are affected by caffeine.
The ADA policy of 2017 related to breathing disorder treatment, suggests a policy for you to implement into your dental practice which is?
A. Become involved in treating these patients, no further training is suggested.
B. Include a sleep survey as part of your exam.
C. Only refer patients for sleep treatment to a dentist since they are accustomed to fabricating appliances.
D. Evaluate the sleep survey and form a diagnosis.
A complete Hypnogram cycle consists of _______________.
A. 4 stages of REM sleep followed by 4 stages of non REM sleep
B. 4 stages of non REM sleep followed by 1 stage of REM sleep
C. 2 stages of non REM sleep followed by 2 stages of REM sleep
D. 2 stages of non REM sleep followed by 1 stage of REM sleep