NBDE Part II – Pedodontics Questions With Answer Key

NBDE Part II – Pedodontics Questions With Answer Key

Pedodontics is a specialized branch of the dentistry dealing with management and treatment of various oral and dental diseases/disorders which are seen in children below the age of 14 years. NBDE Part 2 Pedodontics MCQ’s With answers.


Question 1:  Which of the following statement regarding hemangioma is CORRECT

They are usually treated by radical surgical excision.

Capillary hemangioma is most common type occurring in the oral cavity.


A. Both statements are Correct

B. Both statements are Incorrect

C. First statement is Correct While Second Statement is Incorrect

D. First Statement is Correct while Second statement is Correct

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]


Question 2: Which of the following step should be performed before the application of topical fluoride

A. Patients should be placed in a semi-supine position

B. The teeth should be dry to prevent dilution of fluoride concentration

C. Vaseline is applied to protect any tooth from sealant

D. All bacterial plaque must be removed to prevent interference with fluoride uptake by enamel surface

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [B]


Question 3: Which deciduous tooth is found to be most commonly retained in permanent dentition?

A. Mandibular first molar

B. Maxillary first molar

C. Mandibular second molar

D. Maxillary second molar

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [A]


Question 4: Which of the following statement made by a dentist would help in determining whether maxillary canine present in 10-1/2 year old boy is permanent or deciduous?

A. Deciduous maxillary canine is much narrower and longer than the permanent maxillary canine

B. The cusp of deciduous maxillary canine is much longer and sharper than the cusp of permanent maxillary canine

C. The cusp of deciduous maxillary canine is much shorter than the cusp of permanent maxillary canine

D. The mesial cusp ridge of the deciduous maxillary canine is shorter than the distal cusp ridge; this is opposite in all other canines

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [B]


Question 5: Which of the following treatment modality is considered ideal for class II fracture of a permanent incisor with an immature apex?

A. Phlebotomy

B. Pulpectomy

C. Apply calcium hydroxide to exposed dentin and restore with a permanent restoration

D. Observe

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [C]

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