Dental Board Exams Part I - Question List

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41. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding cellular dysplasia?
  1. It is a nonmalignant cellular growth
  2. It involves atypical cells with invasion
  3. It is a disorganized and structure-less maturation and spatial arrangement of cells
  4. It can be caused by chronic irritation
42.

Which of the following diseases is characterized by cystic bone lesions, nephrocalcinosis, and metastatic calcifications?

  1. Hyperparathyroidism
  2. Graves' disease
  3. Hyperthyroidism
  4. Hypoparathyroidism
43. Which of the following types of periodontal disease is commonly characterized by punched-out interproximal papillae, fetor oris, and marginal gingival pseudomembrane formation?
  1. Chronic periodontitis
  2. Aggressive periodontitis
  3. Plaque-induced gingivitis
  4. Necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis
44. Which of the following signs is characteristic of damage to the corticospinal (pyramidal) system?
  1. Babinski sign
  2. flaccid paralysis and hypotonia
  3. immediate muscle degeneration and atrophy
  4. intention tremor
45. Which of the following "plaque control agents" has the highest alcohol content?
  1. Total (sodium fluoride triclosan)
  2. Gel-Kam (stannous fluoride)
  3. Listerine (phenolic/essential oil compound)
  4. Peridex (chlorhexidine gluconate)

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