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What is the only soft tissue contained in the tooth?

Pulp

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Apical foramen

Located at end of each root → allows passage of vessels and nn. in and out of tooth through root canal

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4 osseous structures associated with teeth

1. Alveolar process
2. Interalveolar septa
3. Interradicular septa
4. Alveolar juga

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Interalveolar septa

Bone between adjacent teeth

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Interradicular septa

Bone between roots of same tooth

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Alveolar juga

Bony elevation over lateral surface of tooth

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What is periodontium?

Supporting tissues of teeth

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Periodontium includes?

1. Gingivae
2. Periodontal lig.
3. Cementum
4. Alveolar socket

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Periodontium contains

1. Fibroelastic fibers
2. Vessels and nn.
3. Specialized cells

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Gingivae aka?

Gums

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Gingivae are continuous with?

1. Alveolar periostium
2. Mucosa of vestibule and floor of oral cavity proper

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Gingival margin

Edge of gingiva not attached to crown

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Gingival sulcus

Between tooth and gingival margin

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Periodontal lig.

Attaches root to alveolar b. via Sharpey's fibers

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Mucogingival junction

Scalloped indistinct line separating gingiva from oral mucosa → parallels free margin of gingiva

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Occlusial surface

Contact surface with tooth of opposite jaw

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Contact surface

Surface which faces adjacent teeth in same row

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Mesial contact surface

Surface toward first incisor (axial)

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Distal contact surface

Surface away from first incisor (abaxial)

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Lingual surface

Surface which faces tongue

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Vestibular surface

Facing lips (labial) or cheeks (buccal)

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Dental formula describes?

Number and classification of dentition of species

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Dental formula abbreviations representing type of tooth

I = incisor

C = canine

P = premolar

M = molar

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Number of dental formula represents?

Particular tooth on one side of upper or lower arcades

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Carnassial means?

Largest tooth

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What tooth is missing in permanent dentition in dog?

M3/

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Carnassial teeth in dog

P4/ and M/1

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Missing decidous dentition of cat

Dp1/, Dp/1, Dp/2 and molars

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Decious carnassial teeth in cat

Dp3/ and Dp/4

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If the slash is after the number (ex: Dp1/) it means?

Upper

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If the slash is before the number (ex: Dp/1) it means?

Lower

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Missing permanent dentition of cat

P1/, P/1, P/2, M2,3/ and M/2,3

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Permanent carnassial teeth of cat

P4/, M/1

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Eruption times in dog of deciduous teeth

3-4 weeks, premolars may take slightly longer

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Eruption times in dog of permanent teeth

Incisors at 4 mo., everything else at 5-7 mo.

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Eruption times in cat of deciduous teeth

Incisors at 2-3 weeks, followed by canines (3-4 weeks) and premolars (3-6 weeks)

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Eruption times in cat of permanent teeth

Incisors at 3-4 mo., everything else at 4-6 mo.