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A Trip To The Dentist Quiz

Some dental terms with which you may, or may not be familiar. Please take a seat and try not to scream - it upsets others in the waiting room! 10 Questions.

 
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Who would you see to have misaligned teeth straightened?

  • Blacksmith
  • Periodontist
  • Endodontist
  • Orthodontist

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What name is given to the hard white outer surface of a tooth?

  • Enamel
  • Pulp
  • Dentin
  • Cementum

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What term is used to denote a 'grinding' tooth?

  • Incisor
  • Molar
  • Wisdom
  • Canine

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What is the long handled instrument used by a dentist to clear between teeth when checking them?

  • Jaquett
  • Periodontal probe
  • Gritman
  • Plugger

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What is the undesirable hardened residue on teeth otherwise known as 'Tartar'?

  • Caries
  • Calculus
  • Plaque
  • Cementum

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To what might a dentist attach a 'burr'?

  • Syringe
  • Drill
  • Bridge
  • Brace

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When might a dentist suggest you could be susceptible to a painful 'dry socket'?

  • Following a root canal
  • Following a filling
  • Following a realignment
  • Following an extraction

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What would a dentist describe as 'Bruxism'?

  • Not cleaning your teeth
  • Blocked saliva gland
  • Grinding your teeth
  • Tooth compaction

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What is removed during an 'Apicoectomy'?

  • A tooth
  • Tip of a tooth root
  • A nerve
  • Centre of a tooth

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For what would a dentist use a 'Curing light'?

  • To kill decay
  • Toothache
  • To harden a filling
  • To treat gum disease

 

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