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Dental Morphology Terms to know
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The dental arch includes what?
Teeth, gingiva, and associated bone. Subdivided into maxillary and mandibular arch.
Which bone supports the teeth?
The highest projection of the pulp chamberwithin the crown is termed the...
What is the periodontium?
The tissues surrounding the teeth
What is included as part of the periodontium?
3. Alveolar bone
4. Periodonatal ligament
What are the three classicfications of gingiva?
1. Free (marginal) gingiva
2. Attached gingiva
3. Interdental Papilla
What part of the mucosa is dark red and attaches to the underlying bone?
What is the junction of the alveolar mucosa and the gingiva?
What separates attched gingiva from free gingiva?
Free gingival groove
What is the triangular shaped gingiva that occupies the gingival embrasure.
The gingival papilla.
What is the space between the tooth surface and the narrow cervical collar of free gingiva?
Healthy gingival sulcus measures less than...
Peridontal ligament attaches tooth to...
What are the three numbering systems for teeth?
1. Universal numbering system
2. Palmer notation
3. FDI system of numbering
What are the two sets of letters designating primary maxillary teeth and primary mandibular teeth?
a-j is maxillary
k-t is mandibular
The pink part of the lip is called the...
The sharp junction of the red zone of the lip and the skin is called the...
What physical formation demarcates the lip from the cheek?
What is the depression in the muddle of the upper lip?
What is the depression between the lower lip and chin?
The labiomental groove
What term denotes the corner of the mouth?
What is the slit lke space between the teeth and lips/cheeks?
What attaches the lips and cheeks to the alveolus?
The labial and buccal frena
What is the ridge on the midline of the hard palate?
The midline palatine raphe
What are the folds extendig from the midline out laterally on the hard palate?
What is the triangular bump on the hard palate lingual and between the two central incisors?
The incisive papilla
What are the two pillars that hold the tonsils?
The pillars of the fauces:
1) The palatoglossal arch
2) The palatopharyngeal arch
What is the region posterior to the molars?
The retromolar region/retromolar pad.
The first sign of tooth formation appears when?
6-7 weeks in utero
A line angle is where...
Two surfaces meet
A pint angle is where...
Three tooth surfaces meet.
What is the prominent ridge formed in the gums by the canine root?
The canine prominence
Which teeth form the cornerstone of the arch?
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