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2004 Self Learning Assessment (November 01, 2004)

November 1, 2004
by Oral Health


1.Which of the following clinical procedures can cause an asthmatic attack in a moderate asthmatic?

1. Pulp extirpation

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2. Local anaesthetic administration

3. Tooth extraction

4. Prophylaxis

A.1, 2, 3

B.1 and 3

C.2 and 4

D.4 only

E.All of the above

2.Prevention of alveolar bone loss in a patient with active osteoporosis requires

1. estrogen replacement therapy.

2. calcium supplements.

3. genetic assessment.

4. rigorous plaque control.

A.1, 2, 3

B.1 and 3

C.2 and 4

D.4 only

E.All of the above

3.Remineralization of a tooth 1. is a natural phenomenon. 2. can reverse the carious process. 3. is dependent upon calcium and phosphate ions in saliva. 4. is controlled by pH in the saliva.

A. 1, 2, 3

B. 1 and 3

C. 2 and 4

D. 4 only

E. All of the above

4.In the first year of loading, more bone loss is seen around Brnemark implants supporting distal extension prostheses compared to those supporting prostheses bounded by natural teeth.

There is no difference in bone loss around Brnemark implants between men and women after the first year of loading.

A.The first statement is true, the second is false.

B.The first statement is false, the second is true.

C.Both statements are true.

D.Both statements are false.

5.A night guard is required for a patient with a clenching habit who has a natural maxillary dentition and natural mandibular anterior teeth with bilateral posterior implant supported prostheses. You would

A.fabricate a guard in the conventional manner.

B.hollow out the guard in the posterior region.

C.create an interocclusal space in the posterior region.

D.create occlusal locks to prevent lateral excursion.

6.Acute herpetic gingivostomatitis can 1. result in lesions of the eye. 2. cause malaise. 3. be readily transmitted to dental professionals. 4. cause fever.

A.1, 2, 3

B.1 and 3

C.2 and 4

D.4 only

E.All of the above

7.Which of the following may be used to control dental pain in a healthy woman who is breastfeeding her child? 1. Acetaminophen 325 mg with codeine 15 mg 2. Acetaminophen 1000 mg 3. Acetaminophen 325 mg with codeine 30 mg 4. Acetylsalicylic acid 325 mg

A.1, 2, 3

B.1 and 3

C.2 and 4

D. 4 only

E.All of the above

8.For the management of moderate to severe dental pain, which of the following would provide the best relief?

A.Ibuprofen 400 mg with oxycodone 10 mg

B.Acetylsalicylic acid 325 mg

C.Acetaminophen 325 mg

D.Ibuprofen 400 mg

9.A patient with erosive lichen planus will 1. have pain. 2. show ulceration of the mucosa. 3. have difficulty eating. 4. be at risk for squamous cell carcinoma at the site.

A.1, 2, 3

B.1 and 3

C.2 and 4

D.4 only

E.All of the above

10.Stomatotoxicity resulting from chemotherapy can 1. upset the normal renewal rate of mucosal cells. 2. cause ulceration of the mucosal surface. 3. affect bone marrow cells. 4. result in bleeding from thrombocytopenia.

A.1, 2, 3

B.1 and 3

C.2 and 4

D.4 only

E.All of the above

11.Cardiovascular effects associated with obstructive sleep apnea are 1. reduced cardiac output. 2. arrhythmia. 3. nocturnal hypertension. 4. decreased oxyhaemoglobin saturation.

A.1, 2, 3

B.1 and 3

C.2 and 4

D.4 only

E.All of the above

12.An abfraction is a wedge-shaped non-carious cervical lesion.

For Class V abfractions, compomers are the best restorative materials.

A.The first statement is true, the second is false.

B.The first statement is false, the second is true.

C.Both statements are true.

D.Both statements are false.

13.The distance between the free gingiva and the bone crest interproximally is 3 mm.

The gingival scallop is normally 6-7 mm.

A.The first statement is true, the second is false.

B.The first statement is false, the second is true.

C.Both statements are true.

D.Both statements are false.

14.Which of the following materials is best for preventing microleakage in a standard Class V preparation?

A.Composite resin

B.Bonded amalgam

C.Resin-modified glass ionomer cement

D.Gutta percha

E.Zinc-oxide eugenol

15.Which of the following is not associated with a Type IV hypersensitivity reaction to an allergen?

A. Eczema

B. Localized rash

C. Localized itching

D. Anaphylaxis

Answers to October 2004 SLSA Questions

37. C

38. C

39. C

40. C