Chapter 02: Dental Basics Gaylor: The Administrative Dental Assistant, 4th Edition MULTIPLE CHOICE 1. Nonclinical areas of the dental office include all but which of the following? a. Business office b. Consultation area c. Staff room d. Sterilization area ANS: D The sterilization area is a clinical area where contaminated instruments are cleaned, packaged, and sterilized. The business office, the doctor’s private office, consultation area, staff room, and the storage area for supplies and records are considered nonclinical, or areas for the business of dentistry, rather than the practice of dentistry (clinical). DIF: Application REF: 39 OBJ: 1 TOP: CDA, General Chairside, VII. Office Operations, C. Demonstrate understanding of patient reception, communication, and accounting 2. The skull is divided into two sections: the cranium and the face. How many bones make up the face? a. 8 b. 10 c. 14 d. 22 ANS: C The face comprises 14 bones. DIF: Recall REF: 20 OBJ: 2 TOP: CDA, General Chairside, I. Collection and Recording of Clinical Data, A. Demonstrate understanding of basic oral and dental anatomy, physiology, and development 3. What type of tissue forms the gingivae, hard palate, and dorsum of the tongue? a. Masticatory mucosa b. Smooth muscle c. Palatine raphe d. Incisive papilla ANS: A The masticatory mucosa is thick and dense and is attached tightly to bone, with the exception of the tongue; this type of tissue forms the gums, hard palate, and top of the tongue. Smooth muscle is one of the three types of muscular tissue found within the “walls” of hollow organs, such as blood vessels. The palatine raphe is the seam at the middle of the hard palate. The incisive papilla is a slight elevation of the mucosa at the front extremity of the raphe of the palate. DIF: Recall REF: 23 OBJ: 2 TOP: CDA, General Chairside, I. Collection and Recording of Clinical Data, A. Demonstrate

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