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Self-Instruction Exercises

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Participants must answer at least 12 of 15 questions correctly (80%) to earn CE credit.

 Exercise 995 is a special edition of the Self-Instruction Exercises and is only available to those members/nonmembers who attended the 2016 Annual Meeting in Boston. 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

Adopting caries risk assessment in all practice environments
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[exercise #995]

Effectiveness of casein phosphopeptide–amorphous calcium phosphate and lysozyme, lactoferrin, and lactoperoxidase in reducing Streptococcus mutans counts in dentinal caries
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[exercise #400]

Subject Code 017 - Dental Materials

Biocompatibility of a restorative resin-modified glass ionomer cement applied in very deep cavities prepared in human teeth
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[exercise #389]

Chitosan incorporated in a total-etch adhesive system: antimicrobial activity against Streptococcus mutans and Lactobacillus casei
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[exercise #399]


Subject Code 018 - Physiology

Current concepts of oral and maxillofacial rehabilitation and treatment in aviation
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[exercise #392]

Subject Code 161 - Dentinal Hypersensitivity & Treatment

Efficacy of Nd:YAG and GaAlAs lasers in comparison to 2% fluoride gel for the treatment of dentinal hypersensitivity
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[exercise #396]


Subject Code 185 - Appliance Therapy

Anatomy of an occlusal splint
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[exercise #401]

Subject Code 250 - Operative (Restorative) Dentistry

An evidence-based review of dental matrix systems
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[exercise #393]

Effectiveness of silver diamine fluoride in caries prevention and arrest: a systematic literature review
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[exercise #402]


Subject Code 255 - Posterior Composite Restorations

Microcomputed tomographic comparison of posterior composite resin restorative techniques: sonicated bulk fill versus incremental fill
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[exercise #391]

Subject Code 492 - Soft Tissue Surgery

Do we need keratinized mucosa for a healthy peri-implant soft tissue?
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[exercise #390]


Subject Code 690 - Implants

Locator retention: does variation in number and configuration matter?
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[exercise #397]

Timing of soft tissue management around dental implants: a suggested protocol
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[exercise #403]

Subject Code 730 - Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis, Oral Pathology

Cryosurgery with refrigerant gas as a therapeutic option for the treatment of leukoplakia: a case report
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[exercise #395]


Subject Code 754 - Dentistry for the Medically Compromised

Dental surgical management of the patient with hemophilia
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[exercise #388]

Oral management of Marfan syndrome: an overview and case report
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[exercise #394]

Subject Code 780 - Esthetics/Cosmetic Dentistry

Effect of high- or low-concentration bleaching agents containing calcium and/or fluoride on enamel microhardness
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[exercise #404]


Subject Code 784 - All Ceramic Crowns

Translucency and strength of high-translucency monolithic zirconium oxide materials
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[exercise #398]