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Blood Urea Nitrogen
60/24 = 2.14
7-18 mg/dl (serum)
7-16 g/day (urine)
microscopic nerve fiber carries the nervous impulses along the nerve cell
microscopic fiber that carries a nerve impulse along a nerve cell
Large network of nerves
fatty white covering over the axon of a nerve cell
protective sheath around the brain and spinal cord
microscopic branching portion of a nerve cells; first part of the nerve cell to receive the nervous impulse
glia cells that produce myelin sheath
the elevated folds of the convolutions found in the cerebral cortex
the functionalcell of an organ or tissue
iner most maningial membrane
1. Relationship between the maxillary arch and the mandibular arch and the way they meet or touch. (Ch. 2)
1. The broad, flat chewing surface of posterior teeth (premolars and molars) (Ch. 2)
1. the broad, flat chewing surface of posterior teeth(premolars and molars).
the act of blocking or hiding from view
Study of harmful chemicals and their effects on the body
hypersensitivity to foreign protiens. markered by hypotension shock allergic reaction
prevents convulsions (abnormal brain activity)
condition where you cannot produce melanin (skin color);
No pigmentation, white skin
Inflammation of the intestine causing diarrhea with blood. Other symptoms may include fever, abdominal pain, and rectal tenesmus (a feeling of incomplete defecation).
Chronic degenerative disease of the liver, commonly associated with alcohol abuse, chronic liver disease, and biliary tract disorders.
Inflammatory disease of the liver that is caused by an increasing number of viruses, alcohol, and drugs.
Passage of fresh blood through the anus, usually in or with stools.
A condition in which there is too much bilirubin in the blood.
The main part of the large intestine, which passes from the cecum to the rectum and absorbs water and electrolytes from food that has remained undigested.
Disorder where the esophagus doesn't develop properly
treatS patients who have diseases of the soft tissue surrounding the teeth
1. - advanced training in proforming procedures that replace lost and damaged teeth and tooth structures with partial dectures, full denture, or crowns over implants
1. Specialists who perform services on lost or damaged teeth.
1. . Identified members of a profession who meet minimal standards and are qualified to preform set duties outlined in regulations and standards
1. identify members of a profession who meet minimum standards and are qualified to perform the set duties outlined in regulations and standards.
1. Area of dentistry in which conditions of malocclusion (the way teeth meet) are diagnosed and treated. This dentist is a member of a complex surgical procedures designed to reconstruct facial structures.
1. specialist that treats conditions of malocclusion(the way teeth meet) and teeth that meet in a disordered way.
1. Alloy of various metals, (mercury) silver in color, used as a dental restorative material.
Alloy of MURCURY metals, silver in color, used as a dental restorative material
1. a mixture of alloy metals-different metals used for dental fillings
Enzyme found in saliva that is a function of a digestive process and serves as a sorce of minerals needed in the remineralization of tooth structure AND BREAKS DOWN STARCHES
1. - Enzyme found in saliva that is a function of the digestive process (breaks down starches) and serves as a source of minerals (fluorides, calcium, and phosphate) needed in the remineralization of tooth structure. (Ch. 2)
1. enzyme found in the saliva that begins the digestive process & provides minerals to the teeth and it breaks down starches.
thin, hard covering of the root surface of a tooth
1. Thin, hard covering of the root surface of a tooth. (Ch. 2)
Corners of the mouth at which the upper and lower lips meet
1. Corners of the mouth at which the upper and lower lips meet. (Ch. 2)
1. Corners of the mouth, where the upper and lower lips meet. A line or place at which two places meet.
Space created too thick or wide and it keeps the two front teeth from coming into contact
the apex of the root of the tooth, where blood vessels and nerves enter
1. Small opening at the apex of the root, where blood vessels and nerves enter. (Ch. 2)
1. small opening where the blood vessels and nerves enter the tooth at the root. At the apex of the root of the tooth.
1. - Teeth found toward the front of the mouth; include the central incisors, lateral incisors, and cuspids (canines). (Ch. 2)
1. surfaces of posterior (outside of the teeth) teeth that face or touch the cheeks.
open area between the teeth; a cavity channel that is an enterence to another cavity
substance that covers the chewing surfaces of the teeth with a thin coat of resin
1. Substance that covers the chewing surfaces of teeth with a thin coat of resin. The purpose of this coating treatment is to close and protect the tooth from the effects of acid attacks, which cause demineralization of enamel and lead to carious lesions. (Ch. 2)
1. a procedure to cover the chewing surface of a tooth with a thin coating of resin.
1. Masticatory mucosa and the tissue that surrounds the teeth. Normal healthy kind is firm and attached tightly around the teeth; it is coral or salmon-pink in color (in races other than Caucasian, the color is commonly darker). (Ch. 2)
1. Sharp cutting edge of anterior teeth (incisors and cuspids). (Ch. 2)
1. refers to the sharp cutting edges of anterior teeth (incisors & cuspids).
1. The papilla located straight behind the central incisors. (Ch. 2)
1. central incisors.
1. offers partial coverage of a tooth. Cast from gold or composite materials.
1. - Strip of tissue that connects two structures. (Ch. 2)
either of the SILIVARY GLANDS. situated below and infront of each ear
1. Either of the Salivary glands that are situated in the cheeks or below and behind the ear. (Ch. 2)
1. a saliva gland of the cheek. In front of ears and situated below.
1. thick & dense tissue that lines the oral cavity and makes it easier for teeth to chew food.
1. - One of the dental arches that are divided into four sections or quadrants. Each quadrant has the same number and type of teeth as the opposite quadrant. Quadrants consist of maxillary right, maxillary left, mandibular left, and mandibular right. (Ch. 2)
1. Hard, mineralized substance that covers the anatomic crown of a tooth. It consists of 99% in organic matter and cannot regenerate. (Ch. 2)
1. hard, mineralized substance that covers the crown of the teeth.
Porcelain-fused fake tooth topper, to repair, change shape & color
Strategy of handling a problem
ID conditions which are not following the rules
Clinical record form to record exam info
Pus filled tissue
Thin covering of facial surface
Insertion of natural breaks in the flow of information
Physiology of human beings (what they want, why they react, what makes them happy)
Problem with in a group of people at the same level
Viewing a situation from the other persons POV
The portion of tooth covered in enamel.
-Dental composite resins are types of synthetic resins which are used in dentistry as restorative material or adhesives.
removal of one or more teeth without needing to remove bone.
removing stains and deposits and polishing teeth.
Endodontic procedure done to replace diseased pulp in a tooth.
1. implant placement
Placement of dental prosthesis.
Attending Dentist Statement-
Form submitted by the dentist to the dental benefit plan that requests payment or services.
General dentists are the primary dental care providers for patients of all ages.
1. Terms and codes standardized by the ADA for the purpose of consistency in reporting dental services and procedures to dental benefits plans
Preferred Provider Organization-is the plan that established a list of dentists that have contracts w/ins co.
Method of allowing a dentist to own several offices.
A dentist who is not under contract with a dental benefits plan to provide dental services and procedures to enrollees.
Cosmetic dentistry is dentistry aimed at creating a positive change to your teeth and to your smile.
Dentures are replacements for missing teeth that can be taken out and put back into your mouth.
sequence of treatment for the infected pulp of a tooth which results in the elimination of infection and the protection of the decontaminated tooth from future microbial invasion.
Material Safety Data Sheets-document that contains potential hazards data.
scheduled apt for preventive treatment or reevaluation of dental conditions.
Mail Recall System-
System that requires the mailing of recall cards to patients to remind them they are due in dental ofc. to sched. Appt.
1. the branch of dentistry that cares treatment of childens teeth
third party checks accuracy of dental claim form by comparing patient clinical records w/information submitted on dental claim form.
states that the parent whose birthdate comes first in the year is considered the primary provider.
the amount the insd. Needs to pay before the insurance company pays their part of the services rendered.
Dental treatment for children at age of newborn to 15 yrs.