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Paris Taylor 6/5/2020 Chapter 56 Short Answers 1. Define the specialty of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Oral and maxillofacial surgery is involved in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases, injuries, and defects affecting the hard and soft tissues of the head and neck region 2. Describe the role of an oral surgery assistant Do the advanced prep with radiographs (setting them up on the view boxes) and necessary forms and patient instructions, prep treatment room/decontaminate/set up. Do patient prep before surgery (making sure they took their antibiotics) and help surgeon and watch vital signs, transfer etc. and patient post op and continue to watch patient 3. State the importance of the chain of asepsis for this specialized area of dentistry It is important because the chain is used to minimize the number of organisms that can enter the open wound 4. List the instruments used for a forceps extraction - anesthetic - periosteal elevator - forceps - surgical curette - sterile gauze sponge - surgical aspirator tip

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