Dental Anatomy and Pathology Final

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False

First molars are also known as wisdom teeth.

True

Leukoplakia is a general term meaning "white patch". When scraped with a dental instrument it will not be removed.

True

The TMJ is an example of a hinged joint.

True

Mixed dentition refers to the presence of primary and permanent teeth.

True

When a tooth is forced downward into the alveolus, it is referred to as intrusion.

True

The external carotid artery carries blood to the face and oral cavity.

False

Geographic tongue is characterized by elongated papillae.

True

The initial stage of tooth development is referred to as the bud stage.

False

Bruxism refers to difficulty swallowing.

Maxillary Right canine

According to the Universal System for tooth numbering, the number 6 refers to the?

Lingual Frenam

The tongue is attached to the floor of the mouth by the?

FDI

This system for numbering teeth uses one number to identify the quadrant and a second number for the tooth.

Ramus

The ascending portion of the mandible is referred to as the?

Bell Stage

Histodifferentiation of ameloblasts and odontoblasts occurs in the following stage of tooth development?

Mandible

The bone comprising the lower jaw is the?

Masseter

What is the strongest muscle of mastication?

Uvula

The soft tissue projection that extends downward from the soft palate is the?

Central Lateral Canine

Beginning from the midline, the correct order for the first three permanent teeth is?

Mandible

Which bone is the only movable facial bone?

Hard Tissues

During palpation, the examiner feel with the fingers or hand for the size, texture, and consistency of the?

1

According to the Universal System for numbering teeth, the maxillary right third molar would be number?

Lips

Herpetic lesions (type 1) usually occurs on the?

Enamel

The hardest part of the tooth is the?

Chews Tobacco

A patient present with Leukoplakia. When the dental assistant questions the patient, she discovers that one possible cause of the Leukoplakia is that the patient?

Petechia

Small red or purple spots

Nodule

Abnormal growth

Hematoma

Bruised area

Ulcer

Eroded mucus membrane

Blister

Fluid filled raised area

Furcation

Dividing point between multiple roots

Fossa

Angular Depression

Cingulum

Convex depression on the lingual surfaces near the gingiva

Apex

Tip of root

Cusp

Pointed or rounded part of the crown

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