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Antibiotic Prophylaxis [Summary]
Artificial joints  /  Infective endocarditis  /  Coronary bypass graft  /  StentAntibiotics prophylaxis mystery solved. Get your answers + WHY, in 5 pages PRINTABLE PDFImpress your friends and co-workers, Go To This the PDF version of one of the most popular articles Claire (Founder) wrote for RDH...  Read More
Through which main ducts do the parotid and submandibular glands secrete saliva?
Through which main ducts do the parotid and submandibular glands secrete saliva? Wharton's duct and ducts of Rivinus Stensen's duct and Wharton's duct Stensen's duct and Reissner's duct Bartholin's duct and Stensen's ductAnswer: B. Stensen’s duct and Wharton’s ductThe...  Read More
The critical pH for tooth demineralization is?
The critical pH for tooth demineralization is?a. pH 5.5b. pH 6c. pH 6.7d. pH 7Answer: a. pH 5.5CRITICAL PH is the pH at which demineralization occur. Critical pH for enamel and cementum are as below:- enamel: pH 5.5- cementum: pH 6The pH of the tooth surface remains below the critical pH of 5.5 for...  Read More
What disease is related to adrenal insufficiency?
What disease is related to adrenal insufficiency? Celiac sprue Addison disease Cushing's syndrome Answer: B. Addison disease Primary adrenal insufficiency, called Addison's disease produces signs and symptoms that are related to a deficiency in...  Read More
Bradycardia refers to:
Bradycardia refers to: Heart rate above 100 beats per minute Heart rate under 60 beats per minute Increased heart contraction force Decreased heart contraction forceAnswer: B. Heart rate under 60 beats per minuteBradycardia refers to slower than normal heart rate (under 60 beats per...  Read More
Which of the following is NOT true about acetaminophen?
Which of the following is NOT true about acetaminophen? it is analgesic It is antipyretic It is anti-inflammatory All of the aboveAnswer: C. It is anti-inflammatoryAcetaminophen (Tylenol) is an antipyretic (fever-reducing) and analgesic (pain-relieving) agent, but is not...  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
All of the following drugs create pupil dilation except?
All of the following drugs create pupil dilation except?a. Methb. Cocainec. LSDd. MorphineAnswer: d. morphineThe pupil is constricted or dilated by the contraction of smooth muscle in the iris. Increased release of acetylcholine by the PARASYMPATHETIC nervous system causes contraction of circular...  Read More

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