Flashcards in Tooth Characteristics to know right away Deck (2)
Mandibular 1st molar characteristics:
- Largest mesiodistal dimension of any tooth
- 5 cusps (3 buccal, 2 lingual, MB cusp is largest, distal cusp is smallest)
- Usually 2 roots and 2 transverse ridges
- Largest and strongest tooth in the mandibular arch
Developmental depressions are…
shallow depressions in the incisal portion of the labial surface of anterior teeth.