Flashcards in Introduction Deck (12)
What is morphology?
The study of shape, form and structure.
What is physiology?
The study of how a structure works.
What teeth are the permanent incisors?
First and second teeth from the midline.
What is the function of the permanent incisors?
Cut or incise food and for speech and esthetics.
True or false; incisors in opposing arches have resemblance.
False, incisors in the same arch are similar but not the opposing arch
What is the correct annotation for the maxillary incisors?
What is the correct annotation for incisors in the mandibular arch?
What class trait characteristic of the Incisal edge of permanent incisors?
The incisal 2/3 of the crown is compressed labilolingually.
What class trait characteristic is typically seen in newly erupted permanent incisors?
What are mamelons?
Joining of developmental lobes.
What class trait characteristic of permanent incisors are parallel to the long axis of the tooth?
Position/Angulation of the marginal ridges.