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Facial & Dental Injuries Quiz


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Which injury occurs when the tooth is loose in the socket

A. subluxation

B. luxation

C. avulsion


Which injury would you be suspicious of if an athlete tells you they were hit in the ear and felt a pop?

A. Otitis External

B. Auricular Hematoma

C. Otitis Media

D. Tympanic Membrane Rupture


Which of the following symptoms are NOT indicative of a serious eye injury?

A. Blurred Vision

B. Excessive watering of the eye

C. Diplopia

D. Partial loss of the visual field


The most prevalent cause of a facial injury is a direct blow that injures soft and boney tissue.

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


What is a concussion?

A. All of these

B. A violent shaking of the brain inside the skull as a result of direct blow

C. Neurological damage causing impairment to consciousness, memory, balance, concentration, or personality

D. A traumatic brain injury; occasionally life-threatening


Which occurs when the tooth has moved out of place

A. subluxation

B. luxation

C. avulsion


Which injury occurs when a portion of the tooth is broken and the pulp chamber is exposed

A. tooth avulsion

B. complicated crown fracture

C. uncomplicated crown fracture


Trauma to the ear which causes tearing of the overlying tissue from the cartilaginous plate and results in fluid accumulation is commonly referred to as

A. Retinal Detachmet

B. Cauliflower ear

C. Hyphema

D. Lobular swelling


Management of an avulsed tooth includes all the following except:

A. Attempting re-implantation of the tooth in the socket

B. Scrubbing the tooth with a sterile gauze pad to get the dirt off

C. Referring immediately to a dentist

D. Placing the tooth in saline solution in unable to re-implant


Which type of tooth fracture occurs below the gum line

A. uncomplicated crown fracture

B. complicated crown fracture

C. root fracture


Which of the following should NOT be done when managing a bleeding nose?

A. Tilt the head back to decrease bleeding

B. Lie on the same side as the bleeding septum

C. place a cold compress over the nose

D. apply finger pressure to the affected nostril for 5 minutes


The following are advices given for patient with epistaxis EXCEPT:

A. Sit down and relax

B. Lean slightly forward

C. Manual compression of nasal alae

D. Put the head backward


Which injury occurs when the tooth is knocked completely out of place

A. subluxation

B. luxation

C. avulsion


The most common sign of a jaw fracture is loss of normal occlusion of the teeth

A. TRUE

B. FALSE


Which of the following is the third most common facial fracture and results in a nosebleed, diplopia, and numbness of the cheek?

A. Zygomatic Fracture

B. Maxillary Fracture

C. Mandibular Fracture

D. Occiput Fracture


Which injury occurs when a small portion of the tooth is broken with no bleeding

A. uncomplicated crown fracture

B. complicated crown fracture

C. tooth subluxation




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