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Working end

Rounded tip or nib

2

Probe we use in clinic

3-6-9-12

3

Six readings on each tooth are:

DF, F, MF, ML, L, DL

4

When a pocket depth falls between two markings you

Use the higher reading

5

The pocket may be deeper towards the line angle on the buccal than it is at the exact center of the buccal, and the correct reading would be ____

The deeper area at the line angle

6

Attachment level=

Probe depth, where the junctional epithelium is at the base of pocket

7

_____ upon probing is an ____ ____ of ____ in the gingiva. Does not mean bone lose just inflammation.

Bleeding
Early sign
Inflammation

8

In normal healthy tissues; probe is at the ____ end of the junctional epithelium

Coronal

9

Normal classification of teeth

Mesognathic

10

Chin in- retrotruded classification

Retrognathic

11

Chin out- outprotruded

Prognathic

12

Informed consent

You tell patient what is going on and what you're doing and how to treat it. Tell them SBI

13

Guide to instrumentation:

Patient instruction
Instrument selection
Anatomical configurations

14

Assessment of occlusion:

Over jet
Overbite
Midline deviation
Under jet recorded in mm
Measure oral lesions
Cheek bites

15

Examine the gingiva for:

Bleeding
Depth
Shape of pocket
Tissue characteristics

NOT contour