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1

Apical means toward the ?

Root tip

2

Which of the following is a proper dental term for describing a tooth surface?
a. Mesial - farthest from the midline
b. Mesial - nearest the front
c. Distal - nearest the midline
d. Distal - farthest from the midline

d. Distal - farthest from the midline

3

Which of the following is a proper dental term for describing a tooth surface?
a. Palatal - facing the cheek
b. Labial - facing the tongue
c. Buccal - facing the cheek
d. Rostral - toward the back

c. Buccal - facing the cheek

4

The cat has which of the following numbers of maxillary and mandibular premolars in one half of the mouth
a. 3 and 2
b. 3 and 3
c. 2 and 3
d. 2 and 2

a. 3 and 2

5

The dental formula for the permanent teeth in the dog is 2 (I 3/3 and C 1/1) plus
a. P 3/4 and M 3/2 = 40
b. P 3/4 and M 3/3 = 42
c. P 4/4 and M 2/3 = 42
D. P 4/4 and M 3/2 = 42

c. P 4/4 and M 2/3 = 42

6

What is the main purpose of premolar teeth?

Cutting and breaking

7

Which teeth on each side of the mouth in the dog have three roots?

Maxillary fourth premolars and first and second molar

8

The permanent canine and premolar teeth in dogs generally erupt at about what age?

4 to 6 months

9

Using the triadan system, the proper way of describing the dog's first upper left permanent premolar is?

205

10

Using the triadan system, the proper way of describing the cat's first lower right molar is?

409

11

The pulp canal contains?

Blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissues

12

As part of normal tooth growth, which part of the tooth thickens?

Dentin