Handling Materials: ParaPost
SBA - MCQ

Choose the Single Best Answer (SBA) to the questions below:

1. What is the minimum acceptable length for a post?









2. True or false? There is a higher risk of root perforation with the ParaPost technique than a custom-made post technique.





3. ParaPost drills are -





4. A black ParaPost drill has the same diameter as which size Gates Glidden drill?







5. True or false? A post hole is initially prepared by stepping through ParaPost drills, then using a Gates Glidden to shape it.





6. True or false? Tapered posts are less retentive than parallel sided posts.





7. Approximately how many roots are curved in the apical third?








8. Why is it important to retain as much coronal dentine as possible when preparing a post crown?








9. Which ParaPost is used for the impression?






10. Which ParaPost is used for the temporary crown?






11. Which ParaPost is used for the burn-out post?






12. Which post-hole design provides the most acceptable anti-rotation effect?







13. What is the minimum thickness (width) of coronal dentine that can be left?








14. What type of impression should be used in conjunction with the ParaPost technique?





15. How should the impression be removed from the mouth with the ParaPost technique?






16. True or false? The cast post should be sandblasted by the lab before it is returned for fitting.





17. How should the inside of the post hole be cleared of residual sealer paste and Gutta Percha strands








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