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Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice Study Set 1

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Quiz 55 :

Persons With Fixed and Removable Dentures

Quiz 55 :

Persons With Fixed and Removable Dentures

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Most of the oral lesions associated with denture wearing are a result of all of the following except one.Which one is the exception?
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A

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What is the name of the oral prosthetic appliance used to replace some but not all of the natural teeth?
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B

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CASE STUDY The dental hygienist has removed the maxillary denture of a client in order to complete an oral assessment.The client has not sought professional dental care for over 5 years and has verbalized that his denture has not fit well for at least 2 years.The dental hygienist finds the maxillary oral mucosa under the denture to be nearly normal in color and texture;however,the tissue is flabby,hyperplastic,and freely movable.The client does not remove the denture routinely except for periodic cleaning and mouth rinsing.Typically he sleeps with the denture because he does not like his wife to see him without his teeth. -Several strategies can be used to minimize the rate of bone resorption in persons who wear dentures except which one?
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D

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The dental hygienist is treating a client who wears a full denture.How often should the client remove his denture to give the tissues an opportunity to relax?
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What is the general term used to indicate bony overgrowths?
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The dental hygienist is caring for an indigent client who wears a totally acrylic partial denture.What can the dental hygienist recommend as an inexpensive,safe,and effective cleaning solution for the oral appliances,given that it is devoid of metal?
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CASE STUDY The dental hygienist has removed the maxillary denture of a client in order to complete an oral assessment.The client has not sought professional dental care for over 5 years and has verbalized that his denture has not fit well for at least 2 years.The dental hygienist finds the maxillary oral mucosa under the denture to be nearly normal in color and texture;however,the tissue is flabby,hyperplastic,and freely movable.The client does not remove the denture routinely except for periodic cleaning and mouth rinsing.Typically he sleeps with the denture because he does not like his wife to see him without his teeth. -Given are several dental hygiene actions that may be implemented to appropriately care for this client.All should be implemented except which one?
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Following tooth extraction,major bony changes will occur such as residual alveolar ridge resorption.How long does this process last?
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Which of the following is not a risk factor for tooth loss?
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CASE STUDY The dental hygienist has removed the maxillary denture of a client in order to complete an oral assessment.The client has not sought professional dental care for over 5 years and has verbalized that his denture has not fit well for at least 2 years.The dental hygienist finds the maxillary oral mucosa under the denture to be nearly normal in color and texture;however,the tissue is flabby,hyperplastic,and freely movable.The client does not remove the denture routinely except for periodic cleaning and mouth rinsing.Typically he sleeps with the denture because he does not like his wife to see him without his teeth. -Which of the following terms is most likely used to describe the client's condition?
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What is the term for a fixed or removable appliance functionally and cosmetically designed to replace a missing tooth or teeth?
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CASE STUDY The dental hygienist has removed the maxillary denture of a client in order to complete an oral assessment.The client has not sought professional dental care for over 5 years and has verbalized that his denture has not fit well for at least 2 years.The dental hygienist finds the maxillary oral mucosa under the denture to be nearly normal in color and texture;however,the tissue is flabby,hyperplastic,and freely movable.The client does not remove the denture routinely except for periodic cleaning and mouth rinsing.Typically he sleeps with the denture because he does not like his wife to see him without his teeth. -After providing client education and placing the client on a denture care regimen that includes the daily cleaning of the oral cavity and denture and removal of the denture during sleep,the dentist may choose to do all of the following except which one?
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CASE STUDY The dental hygienist has removed the maxillary denture of a client in order to complete an oral assessment.The client has not sought professional dental care for over 5 years and has verbalized that his denture has not fit well for at least 2 years.The dental hygienist finds the maxillary oral mucosa under the denture to be nearly normal in color and texture;however,the tissue is flabby,hyperplastic,and freely movable.The client does not remove the denture routinely except for periodic cleaning and mouth rinsing.Typically he sleeps with the denture because he does not like his wife to see him without his teeth. -Relining or remaking an ill-fitting denture can benefit the client in the following several ways except which one?
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What is the name given to the tooth or teeth used to anchor an oral prosthetic appliance?
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What is the most common abnormal condition of persons who wear dentures,characterized by inflammation of the oral mucosa underlying the denture (redness,pain,and swelling)?
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