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What is morphology?

The study of shape, form and structure.

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What is physiology?

The study of how a structure works.

2

What teeth are the permanent incisors?

First and second teeth from the midline.

3

What is the function of the permanent incisors?

Cut or incise food and for speech and esthetics.

4

True or false; incisors in opposing arches have resemblance.

False, incisors in the same arch are similar but not the opposing arch

5

What is the correct annotation for the maxillary incisors?

7-10

6

What is the correct annotation for incisors in the mandibular arch?

23-26

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What class trait characteristic of the Incisal edge of permanent incisors?

The incisal 2/3 of the crown is compressed labilolingually.

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What class trait characteristic is typically seen in newly erupted permanent incisors?

Mamelons

9

What are mamelons?

Joining of developmental lobes.

10

What class trait characteristic of permanent incisors are parallel to the long axis of the tooth?

Position/Angulation of the marginal ridges.

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Describe the class trait characteristics of the Lingual Fossa/Cingulum of permanent incisors.

Concave/Convex