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Questions and Answers for Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3



Questions and Answers for Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3

Carole Hollins

ISBN: 978-1-118-92376-4 July 2015 Wiley-Blackwell 216 Pages


Questions and Answers for Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3 is a comprehensive revision guide for dental nurses preparing for the written examination of the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing (formerly NVQ). Practice questions test your knowledge of Units 312-315, covering the principles of infection control in the dental environment, assessment of oral health and treatment planning, dental radiography, and the scientific principles in the management of oral health diseases and dental procedures. This guide is the must-have companion to the course text Diploma in Dental Nursing, Level 3, 3rd Edition,as you work towards qualification as a successful and accomplished dental nurse.

Key features:

  • Revision guide tailored for students taking the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
  • Presents multiple choice questions in the format of the exam, and answers with brief explanations so if you go wrong you know how to improve
  • Written by Carole Hollins, an experienced examiner and well-known author of dental nursing books

Introduction vii

How to Use This Book ix

Unit 312: Principles of Infection Control in the Dental Environment

Outcome 1 Understand the Process of Infection Control 3

Outcome 2 Understand the Significance of Microorganisms 15

Outcome 3 Understand the Management of Infectious Conditions Affecting Dental Patients 23

Outcome 4 Know the Various Methods of Decontamination 31

Outcome 5 Understand Relevant Health and Safety Legislation Policies and Guidelines 41

Unit 313: Assessment of Oral Health and Treatment Planning

Outcome 1 Understand the Various Methods of Dental Assessment 53

Outcome 2 Know the Clinical Assessments Associated with Orthodontics 63

Outcome 3 Understand the Changes That May Occur in the Oral Tissues 71

Outcome 4 Know the Medical Emergencies That May Occur in the Dental Environment 79

Outcome 5 Know the Basic Structure and Function of Oral and Dental Anatomy 87

Unit 314: Dental Radiography

Outcome 1 Know the Regulations and Hazards Associated with Ionising Radiation 103

Outcome 2 Know the Different Radiographic Films and Their Uses 111

Outcome 3 Understand the Imaging Process and the Different Chemicals Used 119

Outcome 4 Understand the Importance for Stock Control of Radiographic Films 129

Unit 315: Scientific Principles in the Management of Oral Health Diseases and Dental Procedures

Outcome 1 Know the Common Oral Diseases 139

Outcome 2 Understand the Methods for the Prevention and Management of Oral Diseases 151

Outcome 3 Know How to Manage and Handle Materials and Instruments during Dental Procedures 163

Outcome 4 Understand the Purpose and Stages of Different Dental Procedures 183

Index 193