DGPD 721 Year II - Semester I - 2001



Directions: Choose the one best answer for each of the following questions and blacken the corresponding space on the answer sheet provided. Answer every question, there is no penalty for guessing. 1. The anterior configuration of the primary arch persists into adulthood. (a) b. true false

Circumference of the primary arches has a tendency to shorten during the primary dentition stage as a result of: a. (^> c. d. presence of a neonatal tooth dental caries developing on proximal surfaces of the primary molar a thumb-sucking habit a flush terminal plane


Interdental spacing is that spacing in the primary dentition which is usually , but not always, found mesial to the maxillary primary cuspid. a. (Gp true false


When the proximal portion of a Class II cavity preparation in a primary molar extends rather deeply gingivally, a satisfactory gingival seat may not be obtained because the: Q£) b. c. d. e. enamel rods in the gingival third of the primary first molars extend gingivally. buccal and lingual surfaces of primary molars converge occlusally. proximal contact of primary molars is broad and flat primary teeth have a marked cervical construction roots of primary molars are more divergent than roots of permanent molars.


The resistance form of a cavity preparation is that form which: 1. protects against fracture of the restorative material by forces of mastication 2. protects against fracture of the remaining tooth structure by forces of mastication TM 3. prevents dislodgment of the restoration by externally applied forces

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c. 3. c. and 3 2. have rounded gingival line angles 3. 2. and 4 1. 3. 7. narrower preparation than the permanent tooth because the primary tooth: 1. a. is smaller in size occlusal table is more constricted pulp horns tent to extend more into cusps contact areas are more flattened. KS> d. the primary tooth requires a smaller. and 4 The axial wall in a Class II cavity preparation in a primary molar: 1. When comparing cavity preparations for primary and permanent teeth. c. 3. are mostly tapered like an inlay 2. extends into pits and fissures to make enamel more resistant to active caries 6> b. b. 1 and 2 1. b. a.3. 1 and 2 3 and 4 2 and 3 1. and 4 8. and 4 1. and 4 TM PDF Editor . 2. 4.2. shallower. b.2. have minimal extension of margins into a clean area because of a broad contact area 4. 3.2. 3.2 and 3 2. (?T) is parallel to the external surface buccolingually is convex buccolingually is concave buccolingually is parallel to the long axis occluso-gingivally 1 and 2 1. 3. 1 and 2 1. The proximal walls of a Class II cavity preparation in the primary molar: 1. 2. 3 and 4 6. 4. meet the external surface of the tooth at the right angle a.2???? 4. and 4 2. d.

d. retention form 13. One of the following is not an objective of the Pediatric Dentisry Class II amalgam preparation: a. 1. The axiopulpal line angle in a Class II preparation for an amalgam restoration in a primary molar is usually rounded to: a. removal of caries resistance form. a. c. The placing of in the buccal proximal wall of a mesio-occlusal cavity preparation in a maxillary second primary molar is necessary so the wall is placed at 90° to the external surface of the tooth.2.4 mm from the crest of the gingival tissue 10. (^P an isthmus of approximately 1/4 intercuspal width a flat pulpal floor 0. retention form. 3. b.5 mm into dentin a subgingival. and so the is improved. and 4 The occlusal reduction on the stainless steel crown preparation should: have 1-3 mm clearance when the teeth are in occlusion have 1 mm clearance when the teeth are in occlusion have 1 mm clearance when the jaws are in rest position be 3 . flat gingival floor a gingival floor channel 12. mesio-lingual and disto-lingual TM Q5) mesio-buccal and mesio-lingual PDF Editor .3???? 0 *~ 9. (B) c. The pulp horns most likely to be exposed accidentally in the preparation of a Class II cavity in the maxillary second primary molar are the: a. d. finish of the enamel wall a reverse curve. c. b. resistance form outline form. (a?) increase the access area for the finishing of the cervical seat increase the resistance form in an area vulnerable to fracture increase visibility for applying the matrix band reduce the concentration of stress 11. ^p c. a.

in a precise manner c. c.8 mm greater than the mandibular arch TM c. isolate: a. d. you should make sure it: a. b. approximately the same as the mandibular arch PDF Editor . the hole for the most posterior tooth furthest from the line dividing the dam into the upper and lower parts and the hole for the anterior tooth closest to a line dividing the ^^^ dam into the right and left sides (37) one mm. for preparing a molar filling. (TJ^ c. apart 17. Amalgam restorations are retained in a dental cavity preparation by: a. fits fiT) has a ligature tied to it c. e. To use a rubber dam most effectively. mesio-buccal and disto-buccal 14. rfF\ only the tooth on which you are working tooth behind and in front on which you are working the quadrant last molar to cuspid 16 The holes in the rubber dam are punched: a. 4 . disto-buccal and disto-lingual d. is comfortable d. The arch perimeter of the maxillary arch in children is usually: C i ) slightly more than the mandibular arch b. random b.4???? c. cement or varnish convergent walls divergent walls expansion of the alloy all of the above 18. Before applying a rubber dam clamp to a tooth. has 4 point contact 15.

primary second molar primary first molar primary cuspid primary incisor 22. d. all of these none of these 23. Q2) b. whether the loss occurs in the maxilla or mandible the chronological age of the patient the amount of bone covering the corresponding permanent tooth all of the above none of the above 20. a. The most frequent space maintainer placed to preserve arch space is when the is lost prematurely.5???? d. increases £fT) decreases c. c. (?&) d. If a child age 10 loses an upper central incisor in an accident. e. c. the dentist should: \a) TM measure arch perimeter carefully PDF Editor . and it is not able to be replanted. Before extraction of bicuspids is considered in a mixed dentition child with crowded arches. b. a space maintainer must be placed a. 19. Perimeter of the arch is the most important of the dental arch dimensions and usually with age. (ep e. remains constant 21. b. because of esthetic considerations mesial vector of forces will tend to close the space for a few years until a permanent anterior bridge may be placed. has no correlation with mandibular arch perimeter The most important determining factor in the placement of a space maintainer after the premature loss of a deciduous molar is: a.

d. and second molar C^ First molar. Moyers Predictive Analysis radiographic measurements of the widths of the unerupted teeth combination analysis method 20 . lateral incisor. lateral incisor. c. and canine TM PDF Editor . get a second opinion c. B. is approximately A. facially. gingivally. Q5p E. C. First molar. B. because the enamel rods in the area incline A. first molar. one-third. occlusally. canine. You are in the process of finishing restorative care for a 10 years old child. 26. equal 27. and second molar (B?)Central incisor. one-fourth. f. Central incisor. canine. canine. central incisor. The mother asks you to examine the occlusion specifically to determine if all bicuspids will have adequate space to erupt. 25. The thickness of coronal dentin in primary teeth. vertically. lateral incisor. second molar.23 rule a and b all of the above A Class II cavity preparation in a primary molar for dental amalgam restoration will not require a gingival bevel.6???? b. lingually. and second molar D. D. QT>ne-half. You would use: (a) o. trace a headfilm 24. plan the orthodontic therapy d. lateral incisor. compared with that in corresponding permanent teeth. Which of the following eruption sequences is most commonly found in the primary dentition? A. first molar. e. central incisor.

29. d. ^3£> e. skeletal growth pattern. When primary mandibular right first and second molars are lost in an 8-year-old patient. place a fixed appliance to guide the eruption of the permanent first molar. is difficult to keep clean. b. b. c. left untreated. The resulting space should be (1p b. Q^> <T place a removable appliance to replace the extracted tooth. size of permanent incisors.7???? 28. ignored. closed slightly to accommodate the smaller premolar. space TM is best maintained by constructing and placing PDF Editor . will not maintain vertical dimension. the treatment of choice is to a. (jlT) inter canine width. 33. allow the permanent first molar to erupt and then maintain space for the premolar. space available versus space required. because the second premolar will erupt in a short time. because the difference in size between the primary molar and premolar will compensate for any drifting that might occur. Space closure is least likely to occur after loss of which of the following teeth? a. b. c. An 8-year-old child with normal tooth calcification and eruption has a primary mandibular second molar extracted. b. d. A disadvantage of a removable space maintainer is that it a. c. Primary mandibular canines Primary mandibular second molars Primary maxillary first molars Primary maxillary central incisors Permanent maxillary central incisors 31. Following extraction of a primary mandibular second molar in a 3 1/2-year-old child. maintained until the premolar root is 2/3 developed. cannot be made esthetic. discrepancies in jaw size. A mixed dentition analysis determines a. (c?!") may not be worn by the patient. 30. place a removable appliance to replace the extracted tooth and prevent elongation of the opposing primary molar. 32. c.

0.2 1. 35. d. None of the above. The taper placed during the circumferential reduction for the stainless steel crown TM preparation should be: PDF Editor . 36. anywhere. its marginal circumference is smaller than that of the tooth crown riQ & c. first and second primary molars per quadrant is greater than the combined widths of their permanent successors. a bilateral nonfunctional space maintainer. a skeletal malocclusion. d. <^a> d. <3D c. an arch length excess. it is retained by friction 2. 34. adjacent to the mesial surface of the unerupted molar. ^cT) multiple space maintainers. it is somewhat elastic 3.7 2. (T5^> c. a stainless steel crown can be fitted to an undercut because: 1. a functional removable appliance. Unlike gold and temporary metal crowns. Premature exfoliation of a primary canine may indicate a. adjacent to the lingual surface of the unerupted molar. This dimensional difference is: a. bands on the remaining teeth.8???? a. 1 only 2 only all of above 3 only 38. c. On a lower distal shoe space maintainer.2 mm mm mm mm 37. b. a deficiency in the perimeter of the arch.7 1. d. b. None of the above. the shoe or spur fits into the gingiva a. The combined widths of the MANDIBULAR primary canine.

proper contact areas are important to: 1. the strength of the restoration a. occlusal reduction proximal reduction buccal and lingual reduction rounding the proximal line angles caries removal 41. the tooth should be restored with: ^ ) a. In festooning a chrome steel crown. 10-20 degrees c. c. maintain arch perimeter 3 aesthetics 4. a stainless steel crown silver amalgam reinforced zinc oxide eugenol any of the above 42. 30 degrees d. After a pulpectomy has been performed on a primary molar. maxillary primary second molar c. c. 40 degrees 39.9???? <CH> 5-10 degrees b. special attention must be paid to the greater length necessary in the region of the mesiobuccal bulge in the: a. In restoring a primary molar tooth with a Class II lesion. Usually. d. mandibular primary second molar j ± maxillary permanent first molar fej mandibular primary first molar 40. d. aid in digestion 2. mandibular permanent molar b. the first step in preparing a primary molar for a chrome steel crown is the: (§/ b. 1 and 2 rtTS 2 and 4 TM PDF Editor . e.

mesial drift of both the second premolar and permanent second molar c. b. 5. (^a\) ^-s You may use it to evaluate both the maxillary and mandibular/ arches You will need to have at least the four permanent lower incisors erupted You may make your evaluation in the mouth as well as on diagnostic casts You will need a set of periapical radiographs that have been taken with a meticulous technique TM PDF Editor . primary canines d.2 and 3 44. amelogenesis imperfecta dentinogenesis imperfecta ectodermal dysplasia 1 and 2 2 and 3 1 and 3 1. 47. 3. Space closure following the premature loss of a primary tooth occurs most frequently in the area of the ^ ) primary second molar b. Which of the following statements regarding the Moyer's Mixed Dentition Analysis is FALSE? a. ap b. primary lateral incisors 45. c. d. 43. d.9 mm mm mm mm in the upper arch and 5> r. 1.2 1. 3.4 4.5 mm. 3.2 and 3 Stainless steel crowns are usually used to restore primary molars affected by: 1. 1 and 3 1. On an average. primary first molar c.9 1. a. b. Following the loss of a mandibular permanent first molar. 3. no premolar movement but the second molar will drift 46.2 mm.10???? c. the leeway space is in the lower arch. c.8 mm. one could expect which of the following changes to occur in that quadrant over a period of time? <ta) distal drift of the second premolar and mesial drift of the second molar b.6 mm. 2.

observe (j^> place a band and loop space maintainer c. place a unilateral spacer (B>> place a distal shoe spacer c. In doing a Nance mixed dentition analysis for a 7 year old child the space needed is determined by measuring a. the sum of the M-D width of the teeth in the arch @ D the sum of the M-D width of the permanent teeth in the arch plus the M-D width of the unerupted bicuspids and cuspids c. lower incisors and upper posterior teeth 3. 1 and 3 d. Best treatment to relieve crowding would be extract cuspids observe c. extract primary teeth TM PDF Editor . 1. place lingual arch.2 and 3 $ 49. You should a. place a lingual arch d. A 4 year-old child loses a primary mandibular 2nd molar. There is a precise permanent tooth size correlation between the: 1. lower incisors and lower posterior teeth 2. place lingual arch to preserve leeway space d. A 9 year-old child loses a lower 2nd mandibular primary molar. place a Nance appliance d. start ortho treatment 50. the width of the teeth 52. You have a 9 year-old child in your chair with Class I molar relation but crowded lower anteriors (about 2 mm). place a Nance appliance 51.11???? 48. You should a. upper incisors and upper posterior teeth 1 and 2 2 and 3 c.

12???? 53. You have a 5 year-old child that has rampant caries. amalgams b. The restoration of choice is a. composites (cT) c T stainless steel crowns extraction TM PDF Editor .

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