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Q: The mental nerve block anesthetizes the:
(A). Lingual gingiva of the mandible (B). Facial gingiva of the mandibular anterior teeth (C). Buccal gingiva of the mandibular molars (D). All teeth posterior to the mental foramen The mental nerve is a terminal branch of the inferior alveolar nerve that exits through themental...Read More
Q: The infraorbital nerve block does NOT affect the:
(A). Anterior superior alveolar nerve (B). Middle superior alveolar nerve (C). Posterior superior alveolar nerve (D). Infraorbital nerve The infraorbital nerve block anesthetizes the infraorbital nerve branch that passes through the infraorbital foramen andsplits intothe anterior superior...Read More
Q: Solar cheilitis is more common in:
(A). Immunocompromised patients (B). Dark-skinned adults (C). Patients undergoing cancer therapy (D). Fair-skinned adults Solar cheilitis, also calledactinic cheilitisoccurs more commonly infair-skinnedindividuals. Here are some more characteristics(bullet point style, that's what we like...Read More
Q: The senses of the anterior third of the tongue are provided by which cranial nerve?
(A). Fifth (B). Ninth (C). Eighth (D). Twelfth Keywords: senses, anterior third This is a very difficult question in my opinion. But we will dissect it together so you are more ready for the dental hygiene board exam (NBDHE, NDHCE). First of all, we know that there are12 cranial nerves,...Read More
Q: A black line stain is generally related to:
(A). Chlorhexidine (B). Clean mouth (C). Black tea (D). Tobacco Black line stainis usually related to acleanmouth. It is anextrinsic stainthat can be removed. Some scientific research suggests that it is associated with iron compounds (ferric sulfide) and betel leaf chewing habits. The...Read More
Q: 80, 85, 67, 90, 86, 87, 85, 90, 83, 75, 89, 82, 82, 88, and 85. What is the mode?
(A). 75 (B). 80 (C). 85 (D). 90 Themodeis the value that ismostfrequently observed. In this case, 85 is observed 3 times. Themedianis the number that separates the data intotwo halves. (If there are two middle numbers, get their average). In this case, the median is also 85. ...Read More
What happens with depolarization of a nerve?
Local Anesthesia | For the WREB, CDCA Dental Hygiene Board Exam Q: What happens with depolarization of a nerve? (A). Sodium ions exit the nerve membrane (B). Sodium ions enter the nerve membrane (C). Both sodium ions and potassium ions enter the nerve membrane (D). Both sodium ions and...Read More
Which of the following routes CANNOT spread HIV?
(A). Blood (B). Breast milk (C). Vaginal fluids (D). Saliva HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) invades T lymphocyte cells in the body. The virus can be transmitted only by certain bodily fluids such as blood, semen, rectal fluids, vaginal fluids, and breast milk. The virus must come in...Read More
The piezoelectric scaler tip moves in which pattern?
(A). Linear (B). Round (C). Elliptical Piezoelectric scaler uses ceramic discs or quartz plates to convert electricity to movement. The tip moves in a linear pattern (front and back) with the two sides of the tip move at 25,000 to 50,000 cycles/sec (cps). The tip moves in an elliptical...Read More
The force of attraction between unlike atoms and molecules is called:
(A).Cohesion (B).Viscosity (C).Mechanical bonding (D).Adhesion Keywords: unlike The force of attraction between unlike atoms and molecules on two different surfaces is called adhesion (e.g., a water molecule is attracted to a tree leaf). The chance of adhesion is directly proportional to...Read More
The basic unit of the tooth enamel is the:
(A). Enamel rod (B). Enamel tuft (C). Enamel spindle (D). Enamel lamellae Enamel consists of small fish-shaped rods (prisms) that are lined up next to each other, collectively forming the enamel. Those rods extend from the DEJ (dentino-enamel junction) to the enamel surface. Enamel tufts...Read More
Which instrument type and cross-sectional shape are matched correctly?
(A). Explorer - half moon (B).Universal curette - circle (C).Sickle - triangle (D).Area-specific curette - rectangle The design of the working end and its cross-sectional shape are directly related to the function of the instrument. Half-moon cross-sectional shape instrument: rounded...Read More
Which cell component synthesizes lysosomes?
(A). Cell membrane (B). Golgi complex (C). Cytoplasm (D). Endoplasmic reticulum Eukaryotes or normal cells are composed the following: Golgi complex: stack of sacs that packages and distributes proteins out of the cell. The complex also synthesizes lysosomal cells, which break down the...Read More
According to Moh’s scale of hardness, fluoride is harder than quartz. True or false?
(A). True (B). False Moh’s scale of hardness compares minerals and their relative ability to scratch another mineral. From hardest to softest: Diamond Corundum Topaz Quartz Orthoclase Apatite Fluorite Calcite Gypsum Talc Therefore,...Read More
Which injection anesthetizes the palatal tissues around the left maxillary molar?
(A). Nasopalatine nerve block (B). Greater palatine nerve block (C). Posterior superior alveolar nerve block (D). Buccal nerve block Key word: palatal tissues Greater palatine nerve (GP) block: anesthetizes the hard palate (palatal soft tissues and bone of the premolars/molars) and...Read More
Which foramen is the opening for the mandibular division of the trigeminal nerve?
(A). Foramen rotundum (B). Foramen ovale (C). Foramen spinosum (D). Foramen magnum The definitions of the four different foramen are as follows: Foramen rotundum: located in the middle cranial fossa, at the base of the greater wing of the sphenoid bone. Serves as the opening for the...Read More
Xerostomia may be produced by any of the following EXCEPT:
(A). Use of vitamin supplements (B). Sjögren syndrome (C). Anti-hypertensive medication (D). Radiation therapy Xerostomia, or dryness of the mouth, can result because of many different factors: Side effect of medications such as anti-hypertensive drugs (especially diuretics),...Read More
Which preservative is used in dental cartridges?
(A). Sodium bisulfite (B). Sodium chloride (C). Sodium bisulfate (D). Methylparaben Sodium bisulfite (with an ”i”) is the antioxidant for vasoconstrictors. Some patients can be allergic to this substance, and a plain solution should be used if sulfite allergy is a concern. This...Read More
According to the G.V. Black classification, a class III lesion is on:
(A). The cusp tip of a molar (B). The lingual surface of a molar (C). The occlusal surface of a premolar (D). The mesial surface of an incisor The following is the G.V. Black classification of carious lesions for dental charting: Class I: occlusal surfaces of molars and premolars,...Read More
Which tooth is the longest?
(A).Maxillary lateral incisor (B).Maxillary central incisor (C).Maxillary canine (D).Maxillary first molar Key word: longest Maxillary canines are the longest teeth (combined length of the root and crown) in the dentition and they support the facial dimension. The mandibular 1st molar on...Read More
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What type of probe is this?
(A). Williams (B). UNC (C). Naber’s (D). Marquis Types of probes: Marquis: 3-6-9-12 mm markings. Black band at 3-6 mm and 9-12 mm. Williams: 1-2-3-5-7-8-9-10 mm markings. No marking at 4, 6 mm. Michigan O: 3-6-8 mm markings. UNC 12 (or 15):...Read More
The upper face is formed from the:
(A).Frontonasal process (B).Maxillary process (C).Mandibular process (D).All of the above The upper face (includes the area of the forehead, bridge of the nose, primary palate, nasal septum, nasal pits, and alae) is formed from the frontonasal process. The middle face (includes the nose...Read More
The weakest part of a needle is?
(A). Bevel (B).Shaft (C). Hub (D). Cartridge penetrating end The needle is composed of: Bevel: slanted portion at the tip of the needle. Shaft: tubular metal from the tip of the needle to the hub. Cartridge penetrating end: other end of the needle that extends into the...Read More
Which tooth has a buccal pit?
(A). Mandibular first molar (B). Maxillary first molar (C). Mandibular second molar (D).Maxillary second molar Here are some characteristics of the mandibular first molar: Has 2 roots Has 5 cusps (3 facial, 2 lingual) Is generally the first tooth to erupt in the permanent...Read More
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