Basis of Dentistry Study Set 1

Nursing

Quiz 11 :

Applied Anatomy

Quiz 11 :

Applied Anatomy

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If an infection of alveolar bone is not treated, the infection may spread to tertiary sites, including _________________________.
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Explanation: All of the above. An untreated alveolar bone infection may burst through the periosteum to overlying soft tissues as cellulitis. The infection may spread to superficial fascia, external skin, and the submandibular region.

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Anesthesia that blocks a main nerve and numbs several teeth is called ________________.
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Explanation: Nerve block. Large areas and several teeth may be anesthetized by blocking a main nerve through the deposition of the anesthetic solution adjacent to a main nerve. Local infiltration is used to numb a single tooth or a small area.

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A ________ fracture is a break in the bone that does not involve the skin externally or mucous membrane internally.
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Explanation: Simple. A fracture that is a break in the bone but does not involve the external skin or internal mucous membrane is called a simple fracture. A facial or mandibular fracture could be simple or compound.

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The injection site for the _________ block is in the infratemporal region below the insertion of the lateral pterygoid muscle at the anterior aspect of the condylar neck.
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The site of an injection for a nasopalatine block is _____________.
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Le Fort fractures fall into one of three basic patterns and involve _____________________.
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What kind of radiograph provides a view of crowns, roots, alveolar bone, and surrounding bony structures and may enable detection of periodontal disease, foreign bodies, and impacted third molars?
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What kind of radiograph is used to detect occlusal caries, interproximal caries, overhanging restoration margins, and loss of alveolar bone height?
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Ludwig's angina is an aggressive cellulitis involving which of the following?
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Generally, mandibular dentition in an adult is anesthetized with ________________.
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