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Dental Hygiene Theory and Practice Study Set 1

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Quiz 38 :

Dentinal Hypersensitivity Management

Quiz 38 :

Dentinal Hypersensitivity Management

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The transient,well-localized,sharp pain associated with dentinal hypersensitivity is most likely the result of the stimulation of which of the following nerve fibers near the pulp-dentin interface?
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CASE STUDY Client Profile • 45-year-old woman • Single mother of a 4-year-old girl • Occupation: administrative assistant Chief Complaint • "My teeth are very sensitive when I eat or drink cold foods and beverages." Health History • No significant findings Pharmacologic History • Client taking Ortho Tri-Cyclen (norgestimate-ethinyl estradiol) Dental History • Regular 6-month continued-care appointments • Brushes twice daily (uses a hard toothbrush) Clinical Examination • Light to moderate dental calculus • Localized attrition along anterior incisal and canine tooth surfaces • Localized recession and cervical abfraction evident on teeth 6,7,8,9,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,and 29 • Occlusal trauma on 6,7,8,9,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,and 29 Radiographic Findings • Incipient enamel lesions (distal surface of 3,mesial surface of 15,distal surface of 19) -All of the following interventions except which one could be provided in the dental setting to treat this client's areas of dentinal hypersensitivity?
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CASE STUDY Client Profile • 45-year-old woman • Single mother of a 4-year-old girl • Occupation: administrative assistant Chief Complaint • "My teeth are very sensitive when I eat or drink cold foods and beverages." Health History • No significant findings Pharmacologic History • Client taking Ortho Tri-Cyclen (norgestimate-ethinyl estradiol) Dental History • Regular 6-month continued-care appointments • Brushes twice daily (uses a hard toothbrush) Clinical Examination • Light to moderate dental calculus • Localized attrition along anterior incisal and canine tooth surfaces • Localized recession and cervical abfraction evident on teeth 6,7,8,9,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,and 29 • Occlusal trauma on 6,7,8,9,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,and 29 Radiographic Findings • Incipient enamel lesions (distal surface of 3,mesial surface of 15,distal surface of 19) -All of the following factors from the client's assessment data might be the cause of gingival recession except which one?
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What term is used to refer to sites of tooth structure wear commonly found on the incisal or occlusal surfaces of teeth as a result of masticatory forces?
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What teeth most commonly manifest gingival recession that in turn increases a client's risk of dentinal hypersensitivity?
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CASE STUDY Client Profile • 45-year-old woman • Single mother of a 4-year-old girl • Occupation: administrative assistant Chief Complaint • "My teeth are very sensitive when I eat or drink cold foods and beverages." Health History • No significant findings Pharmacologic History • Client taking Ortho Tri-Cyclen (norgestimate-ethinyl estradiol) Dental History • Regular 6-month continued-care appointments • Brushes twice daily (uses a hard toothbrush) Clinical Examination • Light to moderate dental calculus • Localized attrition along anterior incisal and canine tooth surfaces • Localized recession and cervical abfraction evident on teeth 6,7,8,9,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,and 29 • Occlusal trauma on 6,7,8,9,22,23,24,25,26,27,28,and 29 Radiographic Findings • Incipient enamel lesions (distal surface of 3,mesial surface of 15,distal surface of 19) -All of the following would be good self-care recommendations for this client except which one?
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Behavior modification to decrease dentinal hypersensitivity would include all of the following except which one?
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What term refers to the reduction of the dentinal tubule lumen as a result of the deposition of intratubular dentin?
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Mild dentinal hypersensitivity may be managed by using a sensitivity-protection toothpaste twice daily.Severe dentinal hypersensitivity with loss of tooth structure often requires restoration to control the hypersensitivity.
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Which of the following occurs most of the time with regard to the relationship between cementum and enamel?
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What age range is considered the peak for dentinal hypersensitivity?
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Which one of the following is the best self-applied home product to help decrease dentinal hypersensitivity?
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For dentinal hypersensitivity to occur,all of the following conditions must exist except which one?
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All of the following are characteristics of teeth observed to have dentinal hypersensitivity except which one?
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Intrinsic erosion is a result of dietary factors that contribute to a highly acidic oral environment.The frequent consumption of acidic,carbonated,sports,or fruit drinks or frequent sugar consumption can cause intrinsic erosion.
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