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 Exercise 996 is a special edition of the Self-Instruction Exercises and is only available to those members/nonmembers who attended the 2015 Annual Meeting in San Francisco. Those who submit the exercise, but did not attend the annual meeting, will not have their exercise processed and their payment returned.

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Subject Code 011 - Cariology

Remineralizing agents: effects on acid-softened enamel
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[exercise #372]

Subject Code 012 - Anatomy

Microcomputed tomographic evaluation of mandibular molars with single distal canals
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[exercise #373]


Subject Code 016 - Pharmacotherapeutics

What every dentist should know about metformin, diabetes, and cancer
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[exercise #375]

Subject Code 017 - Dental Materials

Influence of an arginine-containing toothpaste on bond strength of different adhesive systems to eroded dentin
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[exercise #381]

Influence of irradiance on Knoop hardness, degree of conversion, and polymerization shrinkage of nanofilled and microhybrid composite resins
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[exercise #382]

Properties of dual-cure, bulk-fill composite resin restorative materials
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[exercise #384]

Effect of a new salivary-contaminant removal method on bond strength
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[exercise #386]


Subject Code 070 - Endodontics

The impact of endodontic irrigating solutions on the push-out shear bond strength of glass fiber posts luted with resin cements
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[exercise #379]

Subject Code 132 - Anesthesia and Pain Control

Effect of a new local anesthetic buffering device on pain reduction during nerve block injections
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[exercise #378]


Subject Code 154 - Sports Dentistry & Mouthguards

Effect of clenching with a mouthguard on head acceleration during heading of a soccer ball
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[exercise #376]

Subject Code 153 - Psychosocial, Anxiety, & Fear in Dentistry

Psychosocial impact of anterior dental esthetics on periodontal health, dental caries, and oral hygiene practices in young adults
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[exercise #383]


Subject Code 250 - Operative (Restorative) Dentistry

Influence of irrigation protocols on the bond strength of fiber posts cemented with a self-adhesive luting agent 24 hours after endodontic treatment
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[exercise #370]

Effect of prolonged air drying on the bond strength of adhesive systems to dentin
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[exercise #377]

Subject Code 562 - Digital/Video Imaging

Detection of Class II caries on the iPad with Retina Display
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[exercise #996]


671 - Complete Dentures

Effect of toothbrushes and denture brushes on heat-polymerized acrylic resins
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[exercise #380]

Subject Code 704 - Implant Placement Surgery

Maxillary sinus and success of dental implants: an update
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[exercise #371]


Subject Code 734 - Diagnosis & Treatment Planning

Solitary neurofibroma: a rare occurrence on gingiva
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[exercise #385]

Subject Code 781 - Tooth Whitening/Bleaching

In vitro evaluation of calcium and phosphorus concentrations in enamel submitted to an in-office bleaching gel treatment containing calcium
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[exercise #374]

Effects of green tea on the shear bond strength of orthodontic brackets after in-office vital bleaching
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[exercise #387]