Flashcards in Chapter 10 & 11 Deck (30)
What term is defined as the natural teeth in the jaw bones?
Name the three dentitions people can have?
Name the line that divides the face in the right and left sides?
Identify using the correct terminology the dental arches?
Max and mand
When a dentition and is divided into four sections what are they called?
How many teeth are present in each of the two main dentition periods?
20 in primary
32 in permanent
Name the types of teeth in the permanent dentition and the primary function of each:
Incisors –To cut food without heavy force
Canine’s – cutting and tearing foods
Pre-Molars- Hold and grind food
Molars – chew or grind up food
How many surfaces are on a tooth?
Name the 5 surfaces of the teeth and describe their location?
Buccal- lips and cheek
Lingual – closest to the tongue
Occlusal- chewing surface
Mesial- toward midline
Distal- distant from midline
What is the term given to the area where adjacent teeth touch?
What is the term for the triangular space toward the gingiva between adjacent teeth?
What is the term for the junction of two tooth surfaces?
Which tooth is referred to as the “cornerstone”of the dental arch?
What is the name of the area where adjacent teeth physically touch?
What is the name for the third of the tooth nearest the end of the root?
What is the name for the position of the teeth when they’re in chewing movements?
What is the term for teeth that are in poor occlusion?
What is the term for the junction of three tooth surfaces?
What classification is neutrocclusion?
Class 1 -Neutrocclusion is an ideal mesiodistal relationship between the jars in the dental arches
What is the name for the curve of the occlusal plane?
Curve of Spee
Describe class III occlusion:
Body of the mandible must be in an abnormal mesial relationship to the maxilla- over bite
When does mixed dentition generally occur?
Between the ages of 6 and 12
What is another term for primary dentition?
How does the mandibular arch move?
It’s capable of movement through the action of the temporomandibular joint
What are the names of the six sextants?
Maxillary right posterior – one
Maxillary anterior - two
Maxillary left posterior – three
Mandibular right posterior - four
Mandibular anterior – five
Mandibular left posterior - six
How many cusps do premolars have?
Two cusps known as bicuspids
What are the three anatomical features of the teeth?
Contour - shape
Describe class ll occlusion
What’s another name for the Stenson duct?