September 2004 Paper 2
1. The blood supply to the denture bearing areas of the maxilla
Maxillary arteryB. Grand/greater palatine artery
. What could be MOST cariogenic,
A. Consuming a lot of carbohydrate with mealsB. Consuming a lot of elective sweets during mealsC. Excessive consumption of sugar soft drinks all dayD.
Consumption of elective sweets between meals
years old boy comes to you with excessive hyperplasia of the gingiva as aresult of Phenytoin what is your management,
A. Stop the medicationB.
orce a strict oral hygiene and surgical removal of excess gingival tissuesC. Debridement and conservative approach
. During swallowing, a) suprahyoid muscles relax b) masseter contract c)tongue touches the palate
A. a and bB. a and cC. b and cD. none of the aboveE.
all of the above
. White man
years old comes to you with a brown spot on his gingiva andanother one on his oral mucosa, when taking the history he mentioned aweight and memory lost. He as well complains of headaches. What is yourmost probable diagnosis,
Addison¶s diseaseB. Hyperthyroidism
. While removing the second primary molar of 9 years old child, the apical ¼of the root fracture and stay in the socket,
ou will just leave it and observe itB.
ou take surgically by a lingual flapC.
ou try to take out by using a root apex elevatorD.
ou use a fine end forceps to take it out
. Subgingival plaque changes from,
gram positive to gram negativeB. gram negative to gram positive
. What is the most important factor to reduces dental irradiation,
Speed of filmB. CollimationC.
iltrationD. Cone shape and length
9. With view to Nitrous Oxide what is the major pharmacological problem?
A. Contraindicated in pregnancyB. Contra indicated in cardiac dysrhythmiasC.
Diffusion hypoxia at the end of the case due to slow solubility of the agentin blood
10. Which of the following is an expansile lesion of the oral mucosa,
A. KeratocyteB. Radicular cystC.