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2020-21 Study Group Meeting 2 - Quiz
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An 8-year old attends your practice with his mother, who telephoned 90 minutes ago to report her son had knocked out an upper front tooth in a cycling accident. They arrive with the tooth wrapped in a handkerchief. On examination it is apparent that tooth 11 has been avulsed. What is the most appropriate management?
Replant the tooth immediately, place a flexible splint with 0.018 wire and arrange to see in 2 weeks for splint removal
Carry out RCT on the tooth extra-orally, replant the tooth and place a flexible splint with 0.018 wire for 2 weeks
Replant the tooth immediately, place a flexible splint with 0.018 wire and arrange to see in 4 weeks for splint removal
Carry out RCT on the tooth extra-orally, replant the tooth and place a flexible splint with 0.018 wire for 4 weeks
Do not replant the tooth as the tooth has been dry for more than 60 minutes
Which is the commonest site for development of squamous cell carcinoma intra-orally?
Floor of mouth
Dorsum of tongue
Lateral border of tongue
What is the correct splinting time for a cervical 1/3 root fracture?
What is the risk of permanent lingual nerve damage during surgical removal of a lower wisdom tooth?
You are planning to replace a patient’s missing tooth 22 with a resin-bonded bridge. What is the minimum thickness of retainer wing?
A patient presents with a painless pale lesion on his buccal mucosa which has frond-like projections. What is the likely aetiology?
Varicella Zoster virus
Epstein Barr virus
Human papilloma virus
Herpes simplex virus
Smokeless tobacco is a risk factor for oral cancer. What is the risk of oral cancer developing in a long-term smokeless tobacco user compared to a non-user?
A 14-year old patient attends with a fractured upper central incisor, which was damaged in a fight 3 days ago. Clinically a pulp exposure is evident. How do you best treat this?
Under LA & rubber dam, remove 2-3mm of pulp tissue, until bleeding stops on application of a cotton wool pledget soaked in NaOCl. Apply Ca(OH)2, seal & restore
As above, but remove all of the coronal pulp tissue
Do a direct pulp cap with Ca(OH)2 and restore
Carry out pulpal extirpation
Place a composite bandage and refer
What is the correct aciclovir regime for an 18-month old child with a severe case of primary herpetic gingivistomatitis?
100mg oral suspension 4x daily for 5 days
100mg oral suspension 5x daily for 5 days
200mg oral suspension 4x daily for 5 days
200mg oral suspension 5x daily for 5 days
5% cream 5x daily for 5 days
A colleague is failing to check and update patient’s medical histories. You decide to speak directly to your colleague regarding your worries about this matter. Which principle of the GDC’s Standards for the Dental Team would compel you to do this?
Which of the following is defined by NHS England as a “never event”?
Death from anaphylaxis due to a reaction to amoxicillin
Permanent lip numbness after extraction of a lower third molar
Extraction of the wrong tooth in an adult
Giving an IDB on the wrong side
Prescription of miconazole to a patient on warfarin
Which of the following is the most appropriate management option for an asymptomatic lower first deciduous molar with a clinically cavitated interproximal lesion in an anxious, but co-operative, 6 year old?
Restoration with conventional GI
Restoration with a PMC, without caries removal
Leave to exfoliate
Restore with amalgam