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Q: What disease is related to adrenal insufficiency?
(A). Celiac sprue(B). Addison’s disease(C). Cushing's syndromeBefore we dive into the details, what is “adrenal?” You may have heard about it, but there are so many organs in the body. Here are some definitions from.Theadrenalglands are small,triangularglands located on top of...  Read More
Q: Using radiation measuring system conversion, 1 Gray is equal to how many rad?
(A). 100(B). 300(C). 1000(D). 1,000,000When measuring radiation, there are two types of systems used –Standard(traditional system) andSystem International(SI, newer system). Roentgen (Standard system), Coulomb (C/kg) (SI system): measure the exposure (quantityof ionization in the air). The...  Read More
Q: Metronidazole (Flagyl) is related to the following oral side effects, EXCEPT:
(A). Black hairy tongue(B). Metallic taste(C). Gingival hyperplasia(D). XerostomiaMetronidazole is an anti-infective drug (antibiotics) that is used in dentistry to treatinfectionscaused by anaerobes organisms andaggressive periodontitis. The oral side effects of metronidazole include: Metallic...  Read More
Q: How can you control a hematoma?
(A). Apply heat for 20 minutes(B). Apply ice for 2 minutes(C). Alternate ice and heat(D). All the aboveFirst of all, what is ahematoma? A hematoma is theoutflow of bloodinto extravascular spaces. In dentistry, a hematoma can occur when the needle damages the blood vessels during an injection. The...  Read More
"The Mighty MolarMan Song" Sing Along!
Grab a fellow Molar Maniac, and sing along to the official "The Mighty MolarMan Song" sing along! Just follow the bouncing molar.... Can't get enough of this song? You can download it from iTunes! http://goo.gl/McT4ce Wanna find out more about Mighty MolarMan?Download you Coloring Packet  Read More
Solar cheilitis is most likely to appear in,
Solar cheilitis is most likely to appear in, Immunocompromised patients Dark-skinned adults Patients undergoing cancer therapy Fair-skinned adultsAnswer: D. Fair skinned adultsSolar cheilitis, also called actinic cheilitis usually occurs in fair-skinned individuals. The cause is related...  Read More

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