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161 terms
Dental Terminology and Anatomy: Dental Assistant
What portion of the mouth does the pal…
Palate
What portion of the mouth is the hard…
Hard palate consists of what tissue?
Superior portion of oral cavity as well as inferior portion o…
Roof of mouth
Anterior portion
Covered by a thin epithelial (tissue) casing known as the ora…
What portion of the mouth does the pal…
Superior portion of oral cavity as well as inferior portion o…
Palate
Roof of mouth
21 terms
Dental Assistant - Definitions for Anatomy
Dentition
Primary Dentition
Permanent Dentition
Mixed Dentition
Natural teeth in the dental arch
The first dentition of 20 primary teeth or "baby teeth"
The 32 secondary teeth or "adult teeth"
Follows the primary dentition period; occurs between approxim…
Dentition
Natural teeth in the dental arch
Primary Dentition
The first dentition of 20 primary teeth or "baby teeth"
60 terms
Dental Assistant Anatomy Terminology
Mesial
distal
occlusal
palatial
closest to the mid line
farther away from the trunk of body; opposite of proximal
chewing surface of prosterior teeth
lingual surface of maxillary teeth
Mesial
closest to the mid line
distal
farther away from the trunk of body; opposite of proximal
38 terms
Dental assistant anatomy quiz
Furcation
Fossa
Cingulum
Apex
A dividing point between multiple roots
Angular depression
Convex depressions on the lingual surfaces near the gingiva
Tip of the root
Furcation
A dividing point between multiple roots
Fossa
Angular depression
59 terms
Dental Assisting: Anatomy and Physiology
Torus Palatinus
Torus Mandibularis
Impaction
Anatomic Crown
A bony overgrowth at the midline of the hard palate
A bony overgrowth on the lingal surface of the mandible near…
Any tooth that remains unerupted in the jaws beyond the time…
Portion of the tooth that is covered with enamel
Torus Palatinus
A bony overgrowth at the midline of the hard palate
Torus Mandibularis
A bony overgrowth on the lingal surface of the mandible near…
26 terms
Dental Assisting: Tooth Anatomy
Apex
Bone
Cementoenamel Junction
Cementum
Where the nerves and blood vessels enter and exit the tooth,…
The hard tissue which all teeth securely reside within.
The junction line between the enamel layer and the cementum l…
The specialized layer of cells which cover the root surface.
Apex
Where the nerves and blood vessels enter and exit the tooth,…
Bone
The hard tissue which all teeth securely reside within.
23 terms
Dental Assisting: Anatomy Terminology
foramen
process
condyle
transverse
natural opening in a bone through which blood vessels, nerves…
a prominence or projection on a bone
a rounded prominence usually found at the articulation of ano…
horizontal plane; dividing the body into upper and lower
foramen
natural opening in a bone through which blood vessels, nerves…
process
a prominence or projection on a bone
61 terms
Dental Assisting General Anatomy
define anatomy
define physiology
how do anatomy and physiology relate
what are the basic anatomic references…
the scientific study of the shape and structure of the human…
the scientific study of how the body functions
one continuously influences the other ... Remember function af…
planes and body directions ... structural units... body cavities
define anatomy
the scientific study of the shape and structure of the human…
define physiology
the scientific study of how the body functions
87 terms
Dental assisting anatomy
Nonsuccedaneous
Succedaneous
Clinical crown
Cingulum
Teeth that do not replace primary teeth. Ex: molars
Permanent teeth that replace primary teeth
Portion of the crown (tooth) that is vessels in the mouth
A convex area on the lingual surface of the anterior teeth ne…
Nonsuccedaneous
Teeth that do not replace primary teeth. Ex: molars
Succedaneous
Permanent teeth that replace primary teeth
28 terms
Dental assistant teeth anatomy vocab
Anatomical crown
Anterior
Apex
Bifurcation
Portion of dentin covered by enamel
Towards the front surface
Tapered end of each root tip
Division into two parts or branches such as any two roots of…
Anatomical crown
Portion of dentin covered by enamel
Anterior
Towards the front surface
31 terms
Essentials of Dental Assisting - Ch. 4 Dental Anatomy
Root
Apex
Enamel
Enamel Prisms
the portion of the tooth that is covered with cementum
the tapered end of each root tip
the anatomic crown of the tooth, is the hardest material of t…
which are also known as enamel rods
Root
the portion of the tooth that is covered with cementum
Apex
the tapered end of each root tip
33 terms
Essentials of Dental Assisting - Ch. 4 Dental Anatomy
Root
Apex
Enamel
Enamel Prisms
the portion of the tooth that is covered with cementum
the tapered end of each root tip
the anatomic crown of the tooth, is the hardest material of t…
which are also known as enamel rods
Root
the portion of the tooth that is covered with cementum
Apex
the tapered end of each root tip
355 terms
Dental Assisting: Head and Neck Anatomy
Landmarks
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
Ala of the Nose
Nasal-Labial Groove
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
the outer edge of the nostril
a faint line going from the ala of the nose to the corner of…
Landmarks
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
355 terms
Dental Assisting: Head and Neck Anatomy
Landmarks
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
Ala of the Nose
Nasal-Labial Groove
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
the outer edge of the nostril
a faint line going from the ala of the nose to the corner of…
Landmarks
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
355 terms
Dental Assisting: Head and Neck Anatomy
Landmarks
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
Ala of the Nose
Nasal-Labial Groove
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
the outer edge of the nostril
a faint line going from the ala of the nose to the corner of…
Landmarks
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
355 terms
Dental Assisting: Head and Neck Anatomy
Landmarks
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
Ala of the Nose
Nasal-Labial Groove
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
the outer edge of the nostril
a faint line going from the ala of the nose to the corner of…
Landmarks
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
355 terms
Dental Assisting: Head and Neck Anatomy
Landmarks
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
Ala of the Nose
Nasal-Labial Groove
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
the outer edge of the nostril
a faint line going from the ala of the nose to the corner of…
Landmarks
skeletal or soft tissue structures used as reference points i…
What are the eight landmarks of the fa…
ala of the nose, naso-labial groove, philtrum, vermilion bord…
16 terms
dental assistant
Carver/Tanner
Discoid-Cleoid
Spoon Excavator
Condenser
To carve occlusal anatomy into amalgam restorations.
To carve occlusal anatomy into amalgam restorations.
To remove carious dentin.
To pack and condense amalgam into cavity prep.
Carver/Tanner
To carve occlusal anatomy into amalgam restorations.
Discoid-Cleoid
To carve occlusal anatomy into amalgam restorations.
dental assistant radiology
a coating attached to both sides of th…
calcium tungstate screens emit _____ l…
what are the 4 sizes for extra oral fi…
if a film is accidentally placed in th…
emulsion
blue light
5x7, 6x12,... 5x12, 8x10.
blank
a coating attached to both sides of th…
emulsion
calcium tungstate screens emit _____ l…
blue light
59 terms
Dental Assisting
Torus Palatinus
Torus Mandibularis
Impaction
Anatomic Crown
A bony overgrowth at the midline of the hard palate
A bony overgrowth on the lingal surface of the mandible near…
Any tooth that remains unerupted in the jaws beyond the time…
Portion of the tooth that is covered with enamel
Torus Palatinus
A bony overgrowth at the midline of the hard palate
Torus Mandibularis
A bony overgrowth on the lingal surface of the mandible near…
Modern Dental Assisting 10th edition- chapter 6- General Anatomy
Abdominal cavity
Abdominopelvic cavity
Anatomical (anatomic) position (an-uh-…
Anatomy (uh-NAT-uh-mee)
Contains the stomach, liver, gallbladder, spleen, and most of…
Part of the ventral cavity that contains the abdominal and pe…
The body standing erect with face forward, feet together, arm…
Study of the shape and structure of the human body.
Abdominal cavity
Contains the stomach, liver, gallbladder, spleen, and most of…
Abdominopelvic cavity
Part of the ventral cavity that contains the abdominal and pe…
119 terms
modern dental assisting chapter 6 general anatomy
anatomy is the study of the shape and…
Midsagittal plane, horizontal plane, a…
nucleus
epithelial, connective, muscle, adn ne…
What is the difference between anatomy and physiology?
What three imaginary lines are used to divide the body into s…
What portion of the cell carries genetic material?
What are the four types of tissue in the human body?
anatomy is the study of the shape and…
What is the difference between anatomy and physiology?
Midsagittal plane, horizontal plane, a…
What three imaginary lines are used to divide the body into s…
29 terms
Essentials of Dental Assisting - Ch. 3 anatomy and physiology
Systems of the body
Muscle
Connective tissue
Muscle system
Eleven major systems in the body
Produces movement to the body parts
Binds structures together
Striated, smooth and cardiac muscle
Systems of the body
Eleven major systems in the body
Muscle
Produces movement to the body parts
19 terms
DENTAL ASSISTING- CHAPTER 9: Head and Neck Anatomy
ALVEOLAR PROCESS
ARTICULAR DISC (MENISCUS)
ARTICULAR EMINENCE
BUCCAL
Supporting bone of tooth
Cushion socket in joint
High point of jaw joint. Keeps your jaw from locking open. Lo…
Cheek
ALVEOLAR PROCESS
Supporting bone of tooth
ARTICULAR DISC (MENISCUS)
Cushion socket in joint
9 terms
Dental Assisting
Dental Public Health
Endodontics
Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Development of policies at county, state, and national levels…
Involves the cause , diagnosis, prevention and treatment of d…
Uses X-rays pictures to find infections or tumors within the…
Involves the diagnosis and surgical treatment of diseases , i…
Dental Public Health
Development of policies at county, state, and national levels…
Endodontics
Involves the cause , diagnosis, prevention and treatment of d…
29 terms
Essentials of Dental Assisting - Ch. 3 anatomy and physiology
Systems of the body
Muscle
Connective tissue
Muscle system
Eleven major systems in the body
Produces movement to the body parts
Binds structures together
Striated, smooth and cardiac muscle
Systems of the body
Eleven major systems in the body
Muscle
Produces movement to the body parts
27 terms
Dental Assisting - Tooth Surfaces & Tooth Anatomy
Anterior
Posterior
Maxillary
Mandibular
front 6 teeth
back 5 teeth
Top arch of teeth
Bottom arch of teeth
Anterior
front 6 teeth
Posterior
back 5 teeth
Dental Assisting Section 2 Terminology & Anatomy
Central
Lateral
Cuspid
First Bicuspid
The two upper and two lower teeth in the very center of your…
The teeth just adjacent to the centrals.
The pointy teeth just behind the laterals. These teeth have o…
the teeth just behind the cuspids. These teeth have two cuspa…
Central
The two upper and two lower teeth in the very center of your…
Lateral
The teeth just adjacent to the centrals.
20 terms
Dental assistant
Anatomy
Anterior
Canine
Distal
The science of the form, structure, and parts of organisms.
Toward the front surface
A pointed tooth between the incisors and premolars of a mamma…
Farther away from the trunk of the body; opposite of proximal
Anatomy
The science of the form, structure, and parts of organisms.
Anterior
Toward the front surface
41 terms
Dental Assistant Chapter 19
examination instruments
tooth preparation instruments
restorative instruments
accessory instrument
allow dentist to examine the health status of the teeth and o…
allow the dentist to manually remove decay and to smooth, fin…
allow dentist to place, condense, and carve the dental materi…
multi-purpose instruments added to the setup of many procedur…
examination instruments
allow dentist to examine the health status of the teeth and o…
tooth preparation instruments
allow the dentist to manually remove decay and to smooth, fin…
109 terms
Head & Neck anatomy Chapter 6 (Dental Assisting)
Intrinsic
What are the four types of muscles of…
What are the two types of muscles of t…
Extrinsic
Shape of the tongue for speech,mastication & swallowing
Intrinsic , Extrinsic, Palatoglossus, Palatopharngeus
Sternocleidmastoid & Trapezius
-Genioflossus-depresses and protrudes tongue... -Hyoglossus-retr…
Intrinsic
Shape of the tongue for speech,mastication & swallowing
What are the four types of muscles of…
Intrinsic , Extrinsic, Palatoglossus, Palatopharngeus
120 terms
Modern Dental Assisting Chapter 6 General Anatomy
Anatomy is the study of the shape and…
Midsagittal plane, horizontal plane, a…
nucleus
epithelial, connective, muscle, and ne…
What is the difference between anatomy and physiology?
What three imaginary lines are used to divide the body into s…
What portion of the cell carries genetic information?
What are the four types of tissue in the human body?
Anatomy is the study of the shape and…
What is the difference between anatomy and physiology?
Midsagittal plane, horizontal plane, a…
What three imaginary lines are used to divide the body into s…
176 terms
Dental Assisting Chapter 7: Head and Neck Anatomy
ala of the nose
alveolar mucosa
alveolar process
angle of the mandible
the wing of the nose or outer edge of the nostril
thin, loosely attached mucosa covering the alveolar bone; alv…
the bone that supports the teeth in both arches
where the ramus meets the body of the mandible on the outside…
ala of the nose
the wing of the nose or outer edge of the nostril
alveolar mucosa
thin, loosely attached mucosa covering the alveolar bone; alv…
42 terms
Dental Assistant Chapter 8
Fourth week
Fetus
Histodifferentiation
Stomodaeum
The time that the face begins to form during prenatal develop…
Nine weeks through birth
the development of different tissues
Primitive mouth, appears between the maxillary and mandibular…
Fourth week
The time that the face begins to form during prenatal develop…
Fetus
Nine weeks through birth
59 terms
Dental Assistant
Most popular anesthetics
The lower the number the _________ the…
Most common gauges are
Position chair ________ higher than do…
xylocaine and septocaine
thicker
25, 27 (has a yellow cap and is used on lower), 30 (has a blu…
4 to 6 inches
Most popular anesthetics
xylocaine and septocaine
The lower the number the _________ the…
thicker
41 terms
Dental Assistant
Vermillion Border
Cementum
Enamel
Enamel Cementum Junction
Zone of transition from skin to mucosa membrane
Only covers roots ; Sharpeys Fibers stick out from cementum
Outter covering of the tooth; Hardest calcified tissue of the…
Where the enamel which covers the anatomical crown of a tooth…
Vermillion Border
Zone of transition from skin to mucosa membrane
Cementum
Only covers roots ; Sharpeys Fibers stick out from cementum
30 terms
Dental assistant
Maxillary
Mandibular
Anterior(top)
Anterior (bottom)
Top part of teeth
Bottom part of teeth
6-11
22-27
Maxillary
Top part of teeth
Mandibular
Bottom part of teeth
25 terms
Dental Assistant
Calculus
Gingivitis
Periodontal disease
Plague
Hard substance on teeth surface
Inflammation ( puff red gum )
Infection in the gum tissue
Sticky, soft area
Calculus
Hard substance on teeth surface
Gingivitis
Inflammation ( puff red gum )
10 terms
Dental Assistant Flashcards
Restoration
Methyl Methacrylate
Matrix
Viscosity
Replacing missing tooth structure
Chemical name for liquid acrylic resins
A holder or guide used to form something
The thickness of material
Restoration
Replacing missing tooth structure
Methyl Methacrylate
Chemical name for liquid acrylic resins
109 terms
Head & Neck anatomy Chapter 6 (Dental Assisting)
Intrinsic
What are the four types of muscles of…
What are the two types of muscles of t…
Extrinsic
Shape of the tongue for speech,mastication & swallowing
Intrinsic , Extrinsic, Palatoglossus, Palatopharngeus
Sternocleidmastoid & Trapezius
-Genioflossus-depresses and protrudes tongue... -Hyoglossus-retr…
Intrinsic
Shape of the tongue for speech,mastication & swallowing
What are the four types of muscles of…
Intrinsic , Extrinsic, Palatoglossus, Palatopharngeus
59 terms
Dental Assistant
Most popular anesthetics
The lower the number the _________ the…
Most common gauges are
Position chair ________ higher than do…
xylocaine and septocaine
thicker
25, 27 (has a yellow cap and is used on lower), 30 (has a blu…
4 to 6 inches
Most popular anesthetics
xylocaine and septocaine
The lower the number the _________ the…
thicker
39 terms
Dental Assistant
A cavitron device which holds a liquid…
Collimators limit the size and shape o…
Radiographic equipment that can be ste…
Whether using the manual or automatic…
Ultrasonic scaler
X-ray beam reaching the patient
film holder
Film sticking together
A cavitron device which holds a liquid…
Ultrasonic scaler
Collimators limit the size and shape o…
X-ray beam reaching the patient
Dental Assistant
A cavitron device which holds a liquid…
Collimators limit the size and shape o…
Radiographic equipment that can be ste…
Whether using the manual or automatic…
Ultrasonic scaler
X-ray beam reaching the patient
film holder
Film sticking together
A cavitron device which holds a liquid…
Ultrasonic scaler
Collimators limit the size and shape o…
X-ray beam reaching the patient
26 terms
Dental assistant
Anatomic position
Class I
Class II
Class III
Refers to the body when it is in a vertical position, with th…
Decay is diagnosed in the pits and fissures of the occlusal s…
Decay is diagnosed in the proximal (mesial or distal) surface…
Decay is diagnosed in the proximal (mesial or distal) surface…
Anatomic position
Refers to the body when it is in a vertical position, with th…
Class I
Decay is diagnosed in the pits and fissures of the occlusal s…
29 terms
Dental assistant
What bone is movable on the face?
TMD
TMJ
Embryology
The mandible, or jaw bone
Caused by stress, clenching, and bruxism
A joint on each side of the head that allows movement of the…
The study of prenatal development throughout the stages befor…
What bone is movable on the face?
The mandible, or jaw bone
TMD
Caused by stress, clenching, and bruxism
35 terms
Dental assistant
Wisdom teeth #'s
Molars #'s
Pre-Molars #'s
Upper Anteriors #'s
1,16,17,32
2,3,14,15,18,19,30,31
4,5,12,13,20,21,28,29
6,7,8,9,10,11
Wisdom teeth #'s
1,16,17,32
Molars #'s
2,3,14,15,18,19,30,31
20 terms
Dental assistant
Suture
Glenoid fossa
Formina
Crepitus
Immovable line of union between 2 bones
Depression in the temporal bone
Opening in the bone, allowing passage of nerves
Grinding sound
Suture
Immovable line of union between 2 bones
Glenoid fossa
Depression in the temporal bone
74 terms
Dental assistant
Furcation
Labial
Mandibular arch
Hypertension
The dividing point of a multi rooted tooth
The inside surface towards the lips
Lower arch in the dentition
Abnormally high blood pressure
Furcation
The dividing point of a multi rooted tooth
Labial
The inside surface towards the lips
14 terms
Modern Dental Assisting-General Anatomy & General Physiology
Periosteum
Integumentary
Pharynx
Epiglottis
Structure that surrounds bone, contains osteoblasts
Body system made up of skin, hair, nails, glands
Throat
Keep food out of lungs
Periosteum
Structure that surrounds bone, contains osteoblasts
Integumentary
Body system made up of skin, hair, nails, glands
26 terms
Dental assistant
Anorexia Nervosa
Binging
Bulimia
Calcium
Eating disorder with severe weight loss and fear of becoming…
Overeating in response to stress or depression.
Physiological disorder caused by gross overeating followed by…
Major mineral found in bones, teeth, blood, and the nervous s…
Anorexia Nervosa
Eating disorder with severe weight loss and fear of becoming…
Binging
Overeating in response to stress or depression.
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