Which of the following items would you NOT place in the instrument setup for a
a. Suture needle.
b. Periodontal knife.
d. Rongeur forceps.
In treating periodontal disease:
a. More emphasis is placed on mechanical technique than on restoring function.
b. The ultrasonic dental unit is used to plane the root surface of teeth.
The dental officer is the only person who can give oral hygiene instructions.
d. The periodontal pack is usually mixed immediately before use.
a. Does not involve surgery.
b. Involves obturating the root canal, in conservative therapy.
Includes extraction of teeth.
d. Deals with diseases of the gingiva.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: For exercises 11 through 14, match the endodontic
Instrument characteristic in column A with the appropriate endodontic instrument in
column B. Write your answers in the spaces provided.
___ 11. Used to remove pulp from the root canal.
Root canal broach.
___ 12. Used to smooth the walls of the root canal.
Root canal reamer.
___ 13. Used to enlarge the root canal.
Root canal files.
___ 14. Used to pack filling materials into the root canal.
Root canal pluggers.