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1

oclussion is determined by?

eruption sequence, jaw growth, and muscular development

2

faciolingual alignment

balance between tongue and facial muscles (max slightly more facial than mandible)

3

Is max or mand more facial in faciolingual alignment

max slightly more facial than mandible

4

occlusal plane established with eruption of the deciduous 2nd morlars ar?

2 1/2 years

5

at 3 years, the deciduous roots are?

fully formed

6

How many opposing teeth do primary teeth make contact with?

only ONE opposing tooth

7

_______ form between teeth after 3 years, and at 6 years, the permanent molars erupt and start to close theses spaces.

spaces

8

the permanent mandibular first molar is usually _____ to the maxillary first molar

mesial

9

what is mesial step?

the permanent mandibular first molar is usually mesial to the maxillary first molar

10

what is flush terminal plane?

a flush terminal plane s formed in some cases and in others a 'distal step' is formed

11

what are the two spaces that allow room for deciduous teeth to be gradually replaced by permanent teeth?

1) primate
2) leeway