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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 - Dental Materials

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

Subject Code 017 - Dental Materials

Surface characteristics of resin composite materials after finishing and polishing
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[exercise #364]

Nanoleakage of fiber posts luted with different adhesive strategies and the effect of chlorhexidine on the interface of dentin and self-adhesive cements
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[exercise #367]

Physical properties of a new sonically placed composite resin restorative material
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[exercise #368]

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


Subject Code 070 - Endodontics

Comparison of the effectiveness of 3 irrigation devices for the cleaning of root canal walls instrumented with oscillatory and rotary techniques
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[exercise #366]

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 185 - Appliance Therapy

The effect of specially designed and managed occlusal devices on patient symptoms and pain: a cohort study
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[exercise #365]


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 550 - Practice Management & Human Relations

Hearing loss associated with long-term exposure to high-speed dental handpieces
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[exercise #369]


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 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]