Oral Microflora and Aerosols Quiz
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Oral Microflora and Aerosols Quiz

This quiz covers the oral cavity's microbial environment, including oxygen, temperature, and nutrient conditions, and the various types of bacteria and viruses that inhabit it.

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Which of the following properties is NOT a characteristic of an ideal antimicrobial mouth rinse?

High allergenic potential

What is the purpose of using topical antiseptics prior to local anesthesia injection?

To prepare intraoral mucosal tissues

What is the minimum duration of application of CHG or povidone-iodine required to reduce oral flora at the injection site?

15 seconds

Which of the following mouth rinses is commonly used?

<p>Chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) and phenol-based essential oil preparations</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the benefit of using antimicrobial rinses prior to dental appointments?

<p>Reduce the concentrations of microorganisms in treatment aerosols</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the ideal concentration of CHG for reducing microorganisms in treatment aerosols?

<p>0.12% CHG</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary goal of using antimicrobial mouth rinses in infection control?

<p>To reduce the concentrations of oral microflora</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which of the following is a characteristic of an ideal antimicrobial mouth rinse?

<p>Nontoxic/noncarcinogenic to oral tissues</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of using preprocedural mouth rinses?

<p>To reduce the concentrations of microorganisms at the injection site</p> Signup and view all the answers

Why are nonalcoholic mouth rinses preferred in patients with mucositis or pregnancy?

<p>They are poorly tolerated by patients with mucositis or pregnancy</p> Signup and view all the answers

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