Flashcards in Introduction Deck (10):
what is morphology?
study of shape, form, and structure
what is physiology?
study of how a structure works
ex: incisors cut
Function of incisors?
cut or incise, speech, and esthetics
Are incisors the same throughout the mouth?
no, incisors in the same arch are similar but not opposing arch
what teeth are incisors annotated as?
7, 10, 23, 26
Traits of Incisal edge
incisal 2/3 of crown is compressed labiolingually (no cusp present)
Mamelons of Incisors
joining of developmental lobes
usually in new erupted teeth
Position/angulation of marginal ridges on incisors
parallel to the long axis of the tooth
shape of lingual fossa