TEST PREVIEW

  1. The goals of the infant oral care are _______________.
  1. Infants are considered children between the ages of zero to five.
  1. All of the following should be included in counseling the parents during their developmental stages except:
  1. The first dental visit should occur when the child is between six to 12 months of age.
  1. A caries risk assessment evaluates the following factors except:
  1. Breast milk alone can cause ECC.  Breast-feeding provides developmental, nutritional and psychological advantages to the child.
  1. Vertical transmission of oral bacteria to the child happens through which of the following:
  1. Which of the following techniques is recommended for the initial exam of the infant?
  1. Neonatal teeth erupt prior to three months of age.
  1. What is the percentage, according to the CDC, of children that demonstrate caries before kindergarten?
  1. A smear of fluoridated toothpaste should be used for children less than two years of age.  A pea size amount should be used for children two to five years of age.
  1. Which of the following is the pattern of the teeth affected by ECC?
  1. Teething can cause systemic distress.  Which of the following is not recommended for the child?
  1. Habits should be stopped by the age of ______ to decrease the risks for malocclusion and skeletal dysplasias.