Module 3: Tooth Surface Assessment and Selection

Self-Assessment Quiz

  1. A caries lesion that exhibits evidence of progression or change over time is
    1. A. A remineralized lesion.
    2. B. An active lesion.
    3. C. A residual lesion.
    4. D. A non-cavitated lesion.
  2. What type of caries lesion is a demineralized lesion without evidence of cavitation?
    1. A. A cavitation.
    2. B. An incipient lesion or white spot.
    3. C. Secondary caries.
  3. X-rays should not be taken for the sole purpose of determining whether sealants should be placed.
    1. A. True
    2. B. False
  4. According to ADA and CDC, for children at high risk for dental caries, dental sealants are indicated for which of the following?
    1. A. Sound pit-and-fissure surfaces.
    2. B. Non-cavitated pit-and-fissure surfaces.
    3. C. Cavitated pit-and-fissure surfaces.
    4. D. Sound pit-and-fissure surfaces and non-cavitated pit-and-fissure surfaces.
    5. E. Non-cavitated pit-and-fissure surfaces and cavitated pit-and-fissure surfaces.
  5. Explorers are necessary for detecting non-cavitated or cavitated lesions.
    1. A. True
    2. B. False