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C. E. Exam for Dental Endoscopy

Please be aware that CE is valid only for Louisiana licensees.  Steven J. Spindler, D.D.S. is an approved C.E. Sponsor by The Louisiana Academy of General Dentistry.  Please fill out all of the blanks on the form below and press submit

C. E. Records will be forwarded to you as an email message.  They will not be mailed via US Postal Service. When you receive the email, you should print it immediately and save it for your records.  Please allow up to two weeks for the receipt of your certificate.

Check back later.  We will have some other CE modules up and running by Fall, 2003  (just in time to make the end of year deadline).

Please provide the following contact information:

First Name
Last Name
Street Address
Address (cont.)
Zip/Postal Code

Dental License #

Home Phone

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1. What is the magnification of The Perioscope?

a. 1-2X
b. 16-24X
c. 24-48X
d. 48-64X
e. none of the above

2. Why is an irrigation system necessary when viewing in the subgingival environment?

a. The irrigation system is used to deliver antimicrobial agents
b. The system helps achieve better pocket depth reduction
c. It washes away hemorrhage to improve viewing
d. a and c above
e. all of the above

3. What integral components are housed in the main unit?

a. the LCD screen and the signal processor
b. the irrigation system
c. the light source
d. a and b above
e. a, b and c above

4. What conditions can The Perioscope assist with diagnosis?

a. root fractures, root anomalies, and subgingival crown margins
b. xerostomia, tongue thrust, TMJ
c. subgingival caries and ailing/failing implants
d. a and c above
e. all of the above

5. What is the best scenario from the case descriptions below for selecting The Perioscope as a viable treatment option?

a. A 26 year female with aggressive periodontitis, who demonstrated  greater than 50% bone loss, Class 3 maxillary molar furcations and a deep vertical bony defect on the lower left canine
b. A 52 year male with generalized severe dilantin hyperplasia and heavy deposits of local factors
c. A 68 year female with a cardiac history who recently had root planing and has previously lost all of her molars.  She demonstrates relatively flat bone architecture, but has some refractory 7 mm pockets  
d. A 27 year male patient with 4 mm gingival clefts and no attached gingiva  bilaterally in the mandibular bicuspid area.  The patient also has impacted mandibular third molars and there is some periodontitis present on the left side.
e. a and d above

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Enter the name of your dental office and the zip code of your office

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