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Tooth Morphology

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Tooth morphology
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1.  Premolars and molars are used for _____ food.
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  Permanent maxillary molars have _____ roots.
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  In the Universal Numbering System, the maxillary permanent premolars are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  There are ___ teeth in a quadrant of the primary dentition.
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  How many canines are in a quadrant of the permanent dentition?
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  There are _____ molars in the permanent dentition.
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  Canines are also referred to as:
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  Characteristics of the primary dentition include:
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  The first premolar is posterior to the _____ while the second premolar is anterior to the _____.
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  The bony ridge over the labial portion of the roots of the canines that helps to form the facial contours is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  The _____ often appear as a developmental anomaly, differing in size, shape, contour, and relative position.
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  Most maxillary first premolars are considered to be ______ because they have a root that is divided into two roots.
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  A mandibular canine tooth:
A.
B.
C.
D.
14.  The difference(s) between the maxillary and mandibular central incisors is(are):
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  The developmental groove that extends mesiodistally and divides the occlusal table in half is the _____ groove.
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  The cusp of Carabelli is found on the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  The _____ are sometimes referred to as “wisdom” teeth.
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  The mandibular lateral incisors are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  The incisal surface of an anterior tooth is also known as the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  The largest and strongest teeth in the maxillary dentition are the maxillary:
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  In the Universal Numbering System, the four first permanent molars are:
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  A common anomaly of the maxillary lateral incisors that is characterized by the tooth being abnormally pointed or tapered in shape is called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  The maxillary second premolar differs from the maxillary first premolar in that the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  The primary dentition has _____ molars and _____ premolars.
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  The _____ premolar has two bifurcated roots.
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  The permanent _____ replace the primary first and second molars.
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  The raised border on the mesial and distal surfaces of the lingual surface of anterior teeth is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
28.  There are how many incisors in each arch of the permanent dentitions?
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  The maxillary second premolar differs from the maxillary first premolar in that the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  There are how many premolars in the permanent dentition?
A.
B.
C.
D.
31.  There are no ______ in the primary dentition.
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  A _____ is a pinpoint depression in the occlusal surface of a posterior tooth where two or more grooves meet.
A.
B.
C.
D.
33.  An unusually large space between adjacent teeth is known as a:
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  The root of the mandibular second premolar is ______ than that of a mandibular first premolar, but ______ than the roots of the maxillary premolars.
A.
B.
C.
D.
35.  The root of the maxillary lateral incisor:
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  The _____ are the longest teeth in the permanent dentition and are known as the cornerstone of the dental arches.
A.
B.
C.
D.
37.  The smallest teeth in the permanent dentition are the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  Using the Universal/National Teeth-Numbering System, what are the numbers for the permanent third molars?
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  The third molars and the _____ vary in form more than any other teeth in the mouth.
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  The size, shape, color, and position of the _____ directly relate to how a person looks.
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  Which of the following adult teeth is nonsuccedaneous?
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  The rounded enamel extensions on the incisal ridge of newly erupted central and lateral incisors are called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
43.  The primary teeth are classified in the Universal/National System using:
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  The area where the cusp ridges converge at a central point on the occlusal surfaces of posterior teeth is the:
A.
B.
C.
D.
45.  Which statement is NOT true of the maxillary canines?
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  Correct contact between adjacent teeth is important because proper contact:
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  The decidious dentition has some teeth of both dentitions present.
A.
B.
48.  Centric occlusion is the maximum contact between the occluding surfaces of the maxillary and mandibular teeth.
A.
B.
49.  The mandibular canines are usually the first permanent teeth to erupt in the oral cavity.
A.
B.
50.  Class lll of Angles classifications is also considered neutrocclusion
A.
B.
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