Flashcards in Teeth Deck (37):
What is the only soft tissue contained in the tooth?
Located at end of each root → allows passage of vessels and nn. in and out of tooth through root canal
4 osseous structures associated with teeth
1. Alveolar process
2. Interalveolar septa
3. Interradicular septa
4. Alveolar juga
Bone between adjacent teeth
Bone between roots of same tooth
Bony elevation over lateral surface of tooth
What is periodontium?
Supporting tissues of teeth
2. Periodontal lig.
4. Alveolar socket
1. Fibroelastic fibers
2. Vessels and nn.
3. Specialized cells
Gingivae are continuous with?
1. Alveolar periostium
2. Mucosa of vestibule and floor of oral cavity proper
Edge of gingiva not attached to crown
Between tooth and gingival margin
Attaches root to alveolar b. via Sharpey's fibers
Scalloped indistinct line separating gingiva from oral mucosa → parallels free margin of gingiva
Contact surface with tooth of opposite jaw
Surface which faces adjacent teeth in same row
Mesial contact surface
Surface toward first incisor (axial)
Distal contact surface
Surface away from first incisor (abaxial)
Surface which faces tongue
Facing lips (labial) or cheeks (buccal)
Dental formula describes?
Number and classification of dentition of species
Dental formula abbreviations representing type of tooth
I = incisor
C = canine
P = premolar
M = molar
Number of dental formula represents?
Particular tooth on one side of upper or lower arcades
What tooth is missing in permanent dentition in dog?
Carnassial teeth in dog
P4/ and M/1
Missing decidous dentition of cat
Dp1/, Dp/1, Dp/2 and molars
Decious carnassial teeth in cat
Dp3/ and Dp/4
If the slash is after the number (ex: Dp1/) it means?
If the slash is before the number (ex: Dp/1) it means?
Missing permanent dentition of cat
P1/, P/1, P/2, M2,3/ and M/2,3
Permanent carnassial teeth of cat
Eruption times in dog of deciduous teeth
3-4 weeks, premolars may take slightly longer
Eruption times in dog of permanent teeth
Incisors at 4 mo., everything else at 5-7 mo.
Eruption times in cat of deciduous teeth
Incisors at 2-3 weeks, followed by canines (3-4 weeks) and premolars (3-6 weeks)