NBDE Part I Dental Ethics MCQ With Answer Key

Question 11: According to dental law and ethics, which of the following procedure can be done by a dental assistant?

A. Placing, Carving and finishing amalgam restoration

B. Removing impacted third molar

C. Root canal treatment

D. Performing tooth preparation for crown

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [A]

Question 12: Teleological theory can also be termed as:

A. The golden rule theory

B. Existentialism

C. Consequential ethics

D. None of the above

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [C]


Question 13: Which of the following statement is Correct regarding Dental Assistant?

A. He/She’s NOT qualified to make a diagnosis

B. He/She’s NOT qualified to establish a fee for a dental diagnosis

C. He/She’s NOT qualified to comment on the quality of dental treatment that has performed

D. All of the above

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]


Question 14: In which of the following situation can a dentist refrain himself form treating the patient?

A. The dentist does not have the expertise or capability to provide competent treatment or to meet patient expectations.

B. The dentist’s professional ability is impaired by injury, illness, disability, medication, or addiction.

C. The patient requests treatment that is clearly contrary to the patient’s best interests.

D. All of the above

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]


Question 15: Which of the following criteria must be followed while advertising by a dentist?

A. Advertising by a dentist must not misrepresent fact

B. Advertising by a dentist must not mislead or deceive by partial disclosure of relative facts

C. Advertising by a dentist must not create false or unjustified expectations of favorable results.

D. All of the above

Answer & Explanation

Answer: [D]

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