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Define Mandibular?
horse shoe shaped bone forms lower jaw
define Pulpal exposure?
pulp is open unnatrualy
define dentin?
hard tissue goes down entire length of the root
what are the limits on root cannal therapy for nhib?
predetermination required except for 13-23 and 33-43
how many xrays are allowed for nhib?
6
define periodontica?
treatment of diseases in tooth and suppouting tissues
give two reasons why not to have complete dentures?
patient says no and occupation
does a father cover a child
false
define pyorrhea
full of pus
what do you do with a persons insurance once it is obtained
call dental offices for eligability
with a reimbursmant plan what must we give the patient
claim form
recipt
when does prophy come to an end on mss
19
give to examples of record up keep
keep patients information together
have xrays labeled
define occlusion
when the max and mand teeth come together in normal contact
define pedodontics
oral conditons throughout childhood
define oral cavity
when a tooth encloses a open space in the mouth
define prosthodontics
using a artifical substitute
define palliative
giving relief but no cure
define posterior
to the back
define proximal
surface of adjacent teeth that touch each other
define frenectomy?
surgical removal of the frenum
define fedral
governs the country
define fluoridation?
putting fluoride into communities water to aid in caries
define galvanism
two different metals in the mouth
define impaction?
confinement of a tooth preventing eruption
define interproximal
spaces between each other that are sitchuated between two teeth that are adjacent to one another
define inflammation?
tissue response due to injury
define impression
molds or hallows that material is put into
define incsors?
anterior teeth used for cutting and biting
deinfe immediate dentures
dentures that are put in the mouth immediatly after tooth extraction
define judged made law
used when the provincial law and the federal law are generalized and a judge has to fill in the gaps
define mixed
when a child see permanent teeth growing
define molar
teeth that are in the back used for grinding
define lingual
surface that is closest to the tounge
define midline?
a imaginary line that divides the face into two parts
define mottled enamel?
when the tooth is given to much fluoride during developmental stages
define matrix band
surrounds the teeth to replace the missing walls
define edentulous?
without teeth
define endodotics ?
treatment and diagnosis of the pulp and periapical tissues
define excission>
removal by cutting
define enamel>
hardest substance in the body covers the anatomical crown
define exfoliation>
shedding of primary teeth
define ethics
morabligation using common sense duty or conduct to determine between right or wrong
define erosion
done by chemical process not bacteria
define diastema?
space between teeth
define dry socket
infection/inflammation of a socket after tooth extraction
define distal
away from the midline
define chronic
continuing for a long time
define decidous
primary teeth
define cementum
thin bone like covering running down side of the root
define cuspid
used to cut
define cusp
pointed or rounded part on the occlusal part of a tooth
define ceplometric
skull radiograph
define bicuspid
tooth with two cusps
define bruxism
gnashing of the teeth under nervous strain or when sleeping
define bengin
tumour that will not kill
define anatomical crown
a part of the tooth that is under the gum and is covered by enamel
define abrasion
mechanical wearing away of the tooth
define antibiotics
fight infection
define acute
severe, comming to a crisis
define abutment
suppourts the tooth
define attrition
natural wearing away of the tooth
define apicoectomy
removal of the apex
define anterior
located to the front
define aesthetics
refering to beauty
define allergy
reaction to a substance by the body
define abcess
localization and limitation of pus
define pulpectomy
removal of the pulp
define pulp
soft tissue
define permanent?
32 adult teeth
define provincial
refering to laws that govern the state (province)
define reabsorption
when the body reabsorbs primary teeth
define suture
a stitch that sews up a wound
define supernumary
to many teeth
define technical assult
doctor commences a treatment without patient consent
define sedative
calms fears
define subgingival
below the gum
we have a patient on april 15 that had a o&D. they came back on the 28 for rct we bill it out. Will PBC or Mss pay> What about standard insurance
Mss-PBC they will not they wil deduct it off the o&D from rct.

Standard-will pay for it they dont include it.

what teeth are sealants covered on?
6-7
when do sealants come to an end
15
when billing for pa and bw how do u bill
sepratly
what is ceph billed under
ortho
what is a tmj
allow mouth to open and close

brings the mand forward

what does a patient with heart problems have to take
premeds
define roots
tooth part covered by cementum
define periodontal pack
pack put on tissue after surgery for healing
where should the parents of a child be waiting
waiting room
how many appointments are required to complete a bridge
2 apps
how many appointments a required to complete a partial
4
how many appointments are needed to complete a complete denture
5
define root cannal
passage way for nerves and blood vessels to reach the pulp chamber
what do inlays and onlays fall under ?
basic
deifine malocclusion
abnormalities in alaingment and positioning
define prophalaxyis
prevent disease
define oral surgery
diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseased or injuried tissues and abnormalities of the oral cavity
define congenital
conditon present at birth
why should primary teeth and 6 year old molars be kept healthy
developing speech

shape to face

mastication

guides for permanent teeth





define orthodontics
concerned with study and supervision of growth and developement of the dentiton
what sides are grouped together when doing freezings
1,4

2,3

how old should a child be when they first visit a dentist
3 yrs
what are two major reasons for ortho relaspe
diastema reopens
wisdom tooth eruption
what happens if you have malocclusions and you leave them untreated
tooth loss and decay
if a patient retainer breaks should a patient wear it
no
after how many days do you have to return for pre opp whaen you have a part bone extraction
3-5
what age are wisdom teeth simplest to be taken out at
17-20
why would wisdom teeth have to be extracted
impacted
overcrowded
what conditions must be eliminated before extractions
infectious
after oral surgery you get soft foods and what other procedures as well
orthodontics
dentures
what do u do with a lab slip if insurance is involved
copy
submit with claim form
what information is need on a lab slip
dentists instructions
request return date
a new denture patient should call the office immediatly if ________________ develop.
sore spots
Define treatment
aid in cure
define sextant
treatment is preformed on a particular area
what three things are not covered by insurance
implants
tmj
desentitizing

do wisdom teeth have to be extracted
no
what are three examples of general safe guards
use proffesional dentist title

dont leave dentist with opposite sex'

indentify patient



what are three examples of silence is golden
dont talk about records

dont talk about dental ligability

no critizm



whatare two reasons for complete dentures
decay

edentulous

how many appoints are required for an insert crown
2
what are five reasons for oral surgery
malaligned

supernumeray

tooth decay

apicoectomy fails

not restorable







what do you give to over anctious patinents
atavan
after how many days do you have to return for post op for immediate denture
1-2
what are to ways of avoiding technical assult
get patient consent

medical history

this post opp care is included in the price of the dentures for_____________.
three months
A appointment would be booked for _________.
denture adjustments
what are the two things to consider when booking dentures
healing and lab
what are the known problems for denture wears?
saliva increase

akward

gagging



define quadrants
division of teeth into arches by midline
define vestibular
anterior/posterior surfaces closet to the lip/cheek
define contact
point of tooth that touches adjacent one to it
define jursprudance
principle of law and legal regulations refer to dentistry
define maxillary
a pair of bones forming the top part of the mouth
what rule applies to recalls for nhib adults and children
adults-1@yr
children-2@yr
define currtage
scraping the gingival wall to get rid of inflammed or nercotic tissue
a prior extraction clause is cover on teeth
true
define occlusal
broad chewing surface on a tooth
define gingivoplasty
recontouring of the gums that have lost outer form
what are the four dental fee guides
vac nhib mss and standard
What will NHIB always be when another plan exists
dual
what does a dual plan require
primary payment attached to claim
what will oo always be
primary
what will o1 always be
secondary
who are dependent shilren always covered by
parent whose birthday comes first in the year
what happens when the bithdates of both of the parents are the same?
parents whose name comes first in the alphabet
in situations of a seperaton or a divorce who are the primary holders
parent with custody

spouse of parent with custody

parent without custody

spouce of parent without custody





what does coordination of clause benefits mean
insurance alows no coordinatioin with a second insurance plan
what is the alternate benefit clause
insurance pays for the cheapest treatment no matter what the treatment is
what is the pre extraction clause
teeth extracted priot to present insurance do not recieve coverage
when are deductibles paid
first dental visit of the year
whose signatures are preauth required from
dentist
who is eligable for mss
people with disabilites and multiple barriers
what kind of kids are eligable for mss?
reciving income,disability and bc medical premium assistance
How much money do adults receive biannualy
1000.00
how much money do children recieve
1400.00 biannunly
what is vac when dual plan is involved
primary
when do we preauth for vac
over 800
who de we preauth the vac insurance to
Veterans Affairs Canada P.E.I
what is the name of nhibs claim form
dent 29
what information is required on dent 29
Group #

ID#

Patient name

dob

Dep#







what insurance companies pay in batch payments
Pbc
Mss
Vac
Greenshield
sunlife
equitable
National Dental system





when filing claim forms for mss vac and mss emergancy where do the forms go to
pbc
where do the forms go to for Nhib
equitable life
who preauthorizes vacs $800.
National dental consult
why do people ignore dental routine care?
fear
uninformed
cost

what dental programs are taught for future problems
preventive
what are four factors for increase in demand for dentistry
dental insurance
improved technology
popluation increase
public awarness


how are the increases in demand for dental care met
four handed dentistry
preventive care
improved technology

what are the two major costly dieases
dental caries
periodontal disease
what is the prefered method of consent
written
what is the common numbering system
international
what are three names for the vestibular surface
labial
buccal
facial

what is the largest rooted tooth
canine
what does acting as an agent for dental reception mean
stay in limits but follow dentist instructions
what are the reasons for a dentist to terminate a patient
not following advice and not showing up
how long does it take to terminate a patient
30 days
besides communication what are ways to avoid liability claims
keep office clean so no accidents occur

when dentist is away make sure you tell patient where to go for emergancy

equipment maintained



what are the three aspects of preventive dentistry
diet guidance and control
fluoridation
patient motovation/education

what are the signs of decay besides white yellow and brown spots
tooth sensitivity and ache
how may decay be prevented
diet
fluoride
pit and fissure sealants
brush/floss


what is nursing mouth
decay
what is used to indicate plaque when brushing
disclosing agents
what are the first and second stages of periodontics?
gingivitis
pyorrhea
what are 4 causes of periodonatal disease?
plaque
diet
worn out restorations
bruxism


3 known symptoms of periodontal disease
gums bleeding brush/floss

teeth and gums become unattached

pus comes when gums are pressed



what 2 reasons are cements used for
temp filling material

root cannal filler

3 condintions for bonding
diastema

chipped

stained



what teeth #s cover composite filling an pfm crowns
1-5
what teeth # cover amalgam filling and full gold
6-8
are anteriors billed to insurance as amalgams
no
3 tmj problems
dizzines
headache upon waking
ear pain going towards face

two main causes of tmj
malocclusins

oral habits

y endo treatments
preserve tooth
y rct?
malaligned
aesthetics
periocondition

y o&d
relieve pain/pressure

drain infection

3 emergancy sysmptoms of periapical abcess
pain/swelling
foul smell
sensitivity

usual corse of action of an incomplete fractrue where pulp involvement is involved
extraction
is pulpotomy done to preserve the tooth
yes
what are the sighs that show we need a bridge
stable occlusion
suppout alignment
aesthetics

what are contradictions of having a bridge
bad diet
periodontal condition
how long does it take for the lab to construct anterior restorations
10 days
how long does it take for lab to construct posterior restorations
7 days
is an onlay a custom made filling made at a lab which doesnt require a cusp
false
2 know advantage partial over bridge
cheaper
larger dentiton span
why are partials not advisiable
no suppourt
perio condition
Name this tooth

Pernament
11
21
31
41





central insicors
Name this tooth

Pernament

12
22
32
42








Lateral incisor
Name this tooth

Pernament

13
23
33
43






Canine cuspid
Name this tooth

Pernament
14
24
34
44





1st premolar 1st bicuspid
Name this tooth

Pernament
15
25
35
45







2nd premolar 2nd bicuspid
name this tooth

Permanent
16
26
36
46







1 molar/6 yrs old
what is the name of this tooth

pernament

17
27
37
47








2nd molar/12 yr old
name this tooth

perment

18
28
38
48






3rd molar/ wisdom
Name this tooth

decidous

51
62
73
84








centeral incisor
name this tooth
decidous

52
62
72
82





lateral incisor
what are the limits on exams for NHIB? over seventeen
1 @ year
what are the limits on exams for nhib under seventeen
2 @ year
what are the limits on exams for vac
1 @ 9 months
what are the limits on xrays for nhib per year?
6 film @ year
what are the limits for polish when under seventeen
1/2 unit 2 per year
what are the limits for polish when over seventeen for NHIB?
1/2 u 1 @ yr

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