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1


How many sets of teeth do people have


2 sets

2


what are the sets of teeth that people have in thier life time


permanent dentition and primary dentition

3


How many teeth are in each dentition


32 in permanent

20 in primary

4


what is the term for front teeth


anterior teeth

5


what is the term for back teeth


posterior

6


what is the term for the four sections of the divided dental arches


quadrants

7


which teeth are referred to as the "cornerstone" of the dental arch


canines

8


what is the name of the space between adjacent teeth


diastema

9


what method of identification is used in universal tooth numbering system


Permant dentition 1-32

Primary dentition a-t

10


what is the term for a tooth with three roots


trifurcation

11


do primary teeth have mamelons


No

12


which primary mandibular molar is the largest


second molar

13


which arch is fixed and not capable of movement


maxillary

14


how many teeth are present in one quadrant of a complete adult dentition


8 teeth

15


what class of teeth is present in the permanent dentition that is NOT present in the primary dentition


premolars

16


how many types of teeth are in the primary dentition? what are they


3 ; incisors, canines, molars

17


how many types of teeth are in the permanent dentition? name them


4; incisors, canines, premolars, molars

18

5 basic surfaces of the teeth are ?


Occlusal/Incisal

Lingual

buccal/facial

mesial

distal

19


what region of the tooth is closet to the CEJ


cervical third