Flashcards in Dental Terms Ch 2 Deck (16):
The Dental Arcade
Term used to describe how teeth are arranged in the mouth.
Series of arches (which is how teeth are arranged in the oral cavity).
The aspect of the tooth that faces the tongue
The tooth surface of the maxilla (upper jaw) that faces the tongue
The aspect of the tooth that faces the cheek
Another name for buccal surface (The aspect of the tooth that faces the cheek).
Space or cavity at an entrance
Aspects of the teeth that meet when the animal chews
The Labial Surface
The tooth surface facing the lips
The aspects of the tooth that touch other teeth. Divided into mesial and distal.
Mesial Contact Surface
The one closest to the midline of the dental arcade or arch.