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What type of probe is this?
(A). Williams(B). UNC(C). Naber’s(D). MarquisTypes of probes: Marquis: 3-6-9-12 mm markings. Black band at 3-6 mm and 9-12 mm. Williams: 1-2-3-5-7-8-9-10 mm markings. No marking at 4, 6 mm. Michigan O: 3-6-8 mm markings. UNC 12 (or 15): 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-(13-14-15)...  Read More
The upper face is formed from the:
(A).Frontonasal process(B).Maxillary process(C).Mandibular process(D).All of the aboveThe upper face (includes the area of the forehead, bridge of the nose, primary palate, nasal septum, nasal pits, and alae) is formed from the frontonasal process.The middle face (includes the nose from root to...  Read More
The weakest part of a needle is?
(A). Bevel(B).Shaft (C). Hub(D). Cartridge penetrating endThe needle is composed of: Bevel: slanted portion at the tip of the needle. Shaft: tubular metal from the tip of the needle to the hub. Cartridge penetrating end: other end of the needle that extends into the diaphragm of the...  Read More
Which tooth has a buccal pit?
(A). Mandibular first molar(B). Maxillary first molar(C). Mandibular second molar(D).Maxillary second molarHere are some characteristics of the mandibular first molar: Has 2 roots Has 5 cusps (3 facial, 2 lingual) Is generally the first tooth to erupt in the permanent dentition A...  Read More
Cutest dental hygienists in the making! Keep up the amazing work!
Mini Boards Reviews for the . Find COMPLETE review courses too. “I wish I did not spend money on other review courses!” – Bethany, Bergen CC, March 2016  Read More
Which drug is an amide?
(A). Procaine (B). Mepivacaine (C). Propoxycaine (D). CocaineMepivacaine, articaine, prilocaine, lidocaine, and bupivacaine are amides. 3% mepivacaine plain is recommended for patients when vasoconstrictors are contraindicated and for shorter dental procedures.Procaine, propoxycaine, and cocaine...  Read More
An onlay:
(A).Covers the entire chewing surface of a tooth(B).Lies within a cusp of the tooth(C).Covers one or more cusp tip(s)(D).Is bonded to the facial surface of anteriors to improve appearanceAn onlay is an indirect restoration that covers one or more cusp tip(s). It is more extensive than an inlay...  Read More
What is the main function of the incisors in mastication?
(A).Grinding food(B). Mastication of food(C). Cutting food(D). Tearing foodOur teeth have different function according to their location: Incisors: biting and cutting food Canines: piercing and tearing food Posteriors: mastication and grinding food Answer: (C). Cutting foodMini Boards...  Read More
Which of the following bones of the skull is considered a facial bone?
(A). Occipital(B). Parietal(C). Sphenoid(D). Zygomatic(E). FrontalThere are 22 bones in the skull, excluding the middle ear ossicles. Eight cranial bones (occipital bone, 2 temporal bones, 2 parietal bones, sphenoid bone, ethmoid bone, frontal bone), and fourteen facial bones (vomer, 2 conchae, 2...  Read More
Which injection anesthetizes the maxillary posterior teeth?
(A). Inferior alveolar nerve block(B). Posterior superior alveolar nerve block(C). Middle superior alveolar nerve block(D). Greater palatine nerve block Posterior superior alveolar (PSA) nerve block: anesthetizes the maxillary first/second/third molars, periodontal tissues, buccal soft tissue...  Read More
Chest pain caused by narrowing of the heart’s blood vessels is?
(A). Angina(B). Myocardial infarction(C).Allergy(D). Heart attack- Angina is a term used for chest pain caused by reduced blood to the heart muscles. The pain may radiate through the arm, neck and jaw.- Myocardial infarction, also called heart attack, refers to “death of the heart...  Read More
Chest pain caused by narrowing of the heart’s blood vessels is?
(A). Angina(B). Myocardial infarction(C).Allergy(D). Heart attack- Angina is a term used for chest pain caused by reduced blood to the heart muscles. The pain may radiate through the arm, neck and jaw.- Myocardial infarction, also called heart attack, refers to “death of the heart...  Read More
Chest pain caused by narrowing of the heart’s blood vessels is?
(A). Angina(B). Myocardial infarction(C).Allergy(D). Heart attack- Angina is a term used for chest pain caused by reduced blood to the heart muscles. The pain may radiate through the arm, neck and jaw.- Myocardial infarction, also called heart attack, refers to “death of the heart...  Read More
What is the active ingredient of Arestin?
What is the active ingredient of Arestin? Doxycycline hyclate Chlorhexidine Minocycline All of the above combinedAnswer: C. MinocyclineThe following are some of the most commonly-used locally-applied antimicrobial agents, along with their active ingredients:- Arestin - minocycline (a...  Read More
The scores of 15 dental hygiene students are: 80, 85, 67, 90, 86, 87, 85, 90, 83, 75, 89, 82, 82, 88, and 85. What is the mode?
The scores of 15 dental hygiene students are: 80, 85, 67, 90, 86, 87, 85, 90, 83, 75, 89, 82, 82, 88, and 85. What is the mode? 75 80 85 90Answer: C. 85Mode is the value that is most frequently observed. In this case, 85 is observed 3 times.Median is the number that separates the data...  Read More
What is the most common location for a dentigerous cyst?
What is the most common location for a dentigerous cyst? Erupting incisors Erupting premolars Roots of molars Erupting third molarsAnswer: D. Erupting third molarsA dentigerous cyst, also called a follicular cyst, forms from the accumulation of fluid between the reduced enamel...  Read More
Which of the following conditions is NOT caused by a virus?
Which of the following conditions is NOT caused by a virus? Hand-foot-mouth disease Herpes labialis Infectious mononucleosis CandidiasisAnswer: D. CandidiasisCandidiasis is caused by the fungus Candida albicans.Herpes labialis is caused by a group of viruses called human herpes...  Read More
Which repair process describes healing with minimal scaring?
Which repair process describes healing with minimal scaring? Repair by primary intention Repair by secondary intention Repair by tertiary intention KeloidAnswer: A. Repair by primary intentionWhen healing happens with minimal scaring, such as in surgical incisions, it is called healing...  Read More
Probe depth is 3mm, recession is 3mm. What is the CAL?
Probe depth is 3mm, recession is 3mm. What is the CAL? 0 m 3mm 6mm 9mmAnswer: C. 6mmClinical attachment level (or loss, CAL) is a more accurate indicator of the periodontal support around a tooth than probing depth alone. CAL is measured from a fixed point on the tooth that does not...  Read More
Which microorganism causes syphilis?
Which microorganism causes syphilis?(A). Treponema pallidum(B). Streptococcus pyogenes(C). Herpes virus(D). Epstein-Barr virusAnswer: (A). Treponema pallidumSyphilis is caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum.Streptococcal pharyngitis and scarlet fever is caused by the bacterium Streptococcus...  Read More
5 Strategies to help you pass the National Dental Hygiene Board Examination
What can you do tomaximize your chances of succeeding at your regional and ?Here are 5 strategies that have proven to work with students I mentoredat, and I would liketo share them with you so you can also successfully pass all of yourexaminations.1.Findthe key words in the question (at all...  Read More
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