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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