Flashcards in Learning Plan 1 Deck (66)
Maxillary- upper teeth
Mandibular- lower teeth
Only bone that moves in the skull
One form, one function
Ex: animals, shark
Several forms in the same arch with many functions
1 Heterodont quad contains what teeth
2 incisors, 1 canine, 2 premolars, 3 molars
Only in permanent dentitions
Holding and grinding
Many sets of teeth
Continuous replacement of teeth
2 sets of teeth
Deciduous (primary) and permanent
How many teeth in Primary/deciduous? And when do they erupt?
How many teeth in secondary/permanent? When do they erupt?
32, 6-12yrs (except wisdom teeth)
Natural teeth in the dental arch
Functions of primary dentitions?
Alignment, formation, speech, and mastication(eating)
Functions of secondary dentitions?
Esthetics(bright/white), speech and mastication(eating)
Permanent tooth that replaces a primary tooth. "Succeed"
Soft tissues surrounding the teeth.
Pink in color
4 traits- incisors, canine, premolars, molars
Tissues of the teeth
Enamel, dentin, cementum, and pulp
How mineralized is enamel?
Can it repair itself?
Bulk of tooth structure
May repair itself limitedly
Color of enamel is based on what 3 things?
How thick enamel is, how mineralized, color of dentin
Covers dentin on ROOT surface
Middle of tooth
Pulp consists of
Chamber, canal, and horn
Functions of the pulp in teeth