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Up Your Knowledge on the Blended Approach

You’ll get the best results from scaling and root planing if you implement the blended approach. Take our quiz to see how much you know about this effective technique.

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What is the blended approach to instrumentation?

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Through the use of the dental endoscope and videoscope to see subgingivally, what do we know often remains after scaling and root planing is complete?

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In order to reduce chronic gingival inflammation following nonsurgical periodontal treatment, instrumentation must include complete biofilm and calculus removal.

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Scaling and root planing is the gold standard in nonsurgical periodontal therapy.

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Waving the ultrasonic insert/tip around the pocket on low power will successfully deplaque the pocket.

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To complete thorough debridement with ultrasonic instrumentation, which of the following is necessary?

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The cross section and the internal angulation of curets are important considerations in instrument selection.

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Which of the following is an advancement in the design of hand instruments?

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Up Your Knowledge on the Blended Approach
Great Job! You Know Your Stuff
Congrats! You understand the ins and outs of the blended approach. You are an ace when it comes to scaling and root planing. Calculus has got nothing on you!
Well Done! You’ve Got the Basics, But There’s Still More to Learn
Well done! You’ve got the basics, but there’s more to learn. Continue to study the latest on this approach to improve your technique. You got this!
Not Bad, but There’s Room to Grow
Not bad, but there’s room to grow when it comes to understanding the blended approach. Consider reading more about this technique. Good luck!

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