EXERCISES, LESSON 3
INSTRUCTIONS. Answer the following exercises by marking the lettered response that
best answers the question or best completes the incomplete statement or by writing the
answer in the space provided.
After you have completed all the exercises, turn to "Solutions to Exercises" at the
end of the lesson and check your answers.
As used in dentistry, oral prophylaxis refers to:
a. Safety precautions used by the PDS.
b. Antiseptic mouth rinsing.
All procedures done in the mouth.
d. Scaling and polishing procedures.
e. Ability to recognize oral disease.
A good oral prophylaxis is one in which there is the least:
b. Scaling and polishing.
Fluoride solution applied to the teeth.
d. Discomfort to the patient.
e. Items "a" and "d" above.