Component B—Review Questions
Component B of the Simulated National Board Dental Hygiene Exam (also referred to as the PM portion taken in the afternoon on examination day) is based on Cases A to J. Relevant illustration for each case are followed by test questions relating to the case. Many of the radiographs and clinical photographs used in these pages have been cropped, reduced, or enlarged to enhance the clarity of the structures or lesions they represent.
11. The dentist has recommended that this client’s parents consult with an orthodontist. If the client has orthodontic appliances placed on his teeth, which of the following would you NOT recommend as an adjunct to his home care after his braces are placed?
15. This client wants to use a mouthrinse because he believes it will make his mouth feel fresher. You have instructed him to use a fluoridated, essential oils–containing mouthrinse without alcohol with the American Dental Association (ADA) Seal of Acceptance. Other than his alcoholism, the following represent other good reasons for recommending an ADA-accepted mouthrinse with essential oils EXCEPT one. Which one is the EXCEPTION?