Maxillary Premolars

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Dental anatomy about maxillary premolars


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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are correct about the Premolars?
    • A. 

      6 Total: 4 each segment.

    • B. 

      4th and 5th from the midline

    • C. 

      2nd and 3rd premolars

    • D. 

      Both A & C

    • E. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    Premolars functions include the following:
    • A. 

      Grinding like a small molar

    • B. 

      Produce saliva

    • C. 

      Tearing and piercing like the Canine

    • D. 

      Both A and C

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is/are true about the Premolars form?
    • A. 

      Decreased number of cusps

    • B. 

      Increased number of cusps

    • C. 

      Marginal ridges on occlusal surface

    • D. 

      Marginal ridges on the buccal ridge

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    The following statement is (True or False):  Two maxillary premolars resemble each other, while mandibulars do not resemble each other.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Succedaneous teeth replace teeth with different names called what?
    • A. 

      Primary Canines

    • B. 

      Secondary Succednaeous Molars

    • C. 

      Primary Premolars

    • D. 

      Primary Molars

  • 6. 
    Which of the following are correct about the maxillary premolars:
    • A. 

      2nd larger than 1st

    • B. 

      1st larger than 2nd

    • C. 

      Roots longer the canines

    • D. 

      Roots not as long as canines

    • E. 

      None of the above are correct

  • 7. 
    Select the following answers about maxillary premolars that are correct:
    • A. 

      Maxillary narrower B-L than M-D

    • B. 

      Maxillary wider B-L than M-D

    • C. 

      Maxillary have the same B-L and M-D dimensions

    • D. 

      Mandibular have the same B-L and M-D dimensions

  • 8. 
    Which of the following are correct:
    • A. 

      Maxillary cusps are about the same size (-2)

    • B. 

      Maxillary cusps are dissimilar and there size is 3

    • C. 

      Mandibular cusps are about the same size (-2)

    • D. 

      Mandibular cusps are dissimilar and there size is 3

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Which of the following is correct about Maxillary Premolars:
    • A. 

      Maxillary premolars show an inclination to lingual

    • B. 

      Maxillary premolars show an inclination to the tongue

    • C. 

      Mandibular premolars show inclination to lingual

    • D. 

      Both A & B

    • E. 

      Both B & C

  • 10. 
    Maxillary 1st roots measurement is:
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      -3

    • C. 

      -2

    • D. 

      3

    • E. 

      0

  • 11. 
    The 4th tooth from midline replacing the Mx 1st primary molar is __________?
  • 12. 
    Which of the follow are true about the Maxillary Premolar:
    • A. 

      Includes #5 and #12

    • B. 

      Function is grinding

    • C. 

      Includes #4 and #11

    • D. 

      Function is piercing

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 13. 
    Maxillary 1st premolar:  Occlusal - ______________,  Proximal - _____________, Facial - _____________ (variation of __________ learned earlier.
  • 14. 
    Calcification (maxillary premolars) occurs at what age?
    • A. 

      1 - 2 years

    • B. 

      1 - 1 1/2 years

    • C. 

      1 1/2 years - 1 3/4 years

    • D. 

      5 - 6 years

    • E. 

      10 - 11 years

  • 15. 
    Completion (maxillary premolars) of enamel occurs at:
    • A. 

      2 - 4 years

    • B. 

      3 - 4 years

    • C. 

      4 - 6 years

    • D. 

      5 - 6 years

  • 16. 
    Eruption (maxillary premolars) occurs when?
    • A. 

      1 - 1 1/2 years

    • B. 

      5 - 6 years

    • C. 

      6 - 8 years

    • D. 

      10 - 11 years

    • E. 

      12 - 13 years

  • 17. 
    Root completion (maxillary premolars) occurs:
    • A. 

      1 - 1 3/4 years

    • B. 

      5 - 6 years

    • C. 

      10 - 11 years

    • D. 

      12 - 13 years

  • 18. 
    Maxillary premolar facial includes which of the following:
    • A. 

      M - Concave in cervical; convex in Occlusal

    • B. 

      Crown shorter than canine but longer than 2nd premolar

    • C. 

      D - shorter like mesial, contact cervical to mesial

    • D. 

      Contact near J of occlusal and middle thirds

    • E. 

      Cerv - more curved than anteriors

  • 19. 
    Maxillary premolars - which of the following are true about the Facial Max premolar
    • A. 

      Crown longer than canine but shorter than 2nd molar

    • B. 

      B ridge, developed depressions

    • C. 

      Height of Contour

    • D. 

      Cervical is less curved than anteriors

    • E. 

      Occl - M-O slope longer D-O slope - Cusp tip toward D

  • 20. 
    Lingual (maxillary premolar) - Which of the following are correct:
    • A. 

      Convex; narrower and smaller at lingual

    • B. 

      L cusp shorter than B by a good 1 mm so can see both; L cusp tip toward M

    • C. 

      Developed depressions, with grooves and pits

    • D. 

      M and D shorter and convex except for M concavity area

    • E. 

      Cervical curved to apex

  • 21. 
    Maxillary premolar - Lingual -  Select the correct statements in respect to the Lingual
    • A. 

      Cervical straight to apex

    • B. 

      No developmental depressions, grooves, or pits

    • C. 

      Occl - L cusp not as sharp as B

    • D. 

      M-O slope shorter than D-O slope; mm shorter

    • E. 

      M-O slope shorter than D-O slope, cm shorter

  • 22. 
    Maxillary premolar - Mesial - which of the following are incorrect in respect to the Mesial:
    • A. 

      B - outline convex

    • B. 

      Cervical curve toward occlusal

    • C. 

      L - outline concave - height of contour in mid third

    • D. 

      Occl - marginal ridge notched by L marginal groove

    • E. 

      Mesial concavity

  • 23. 
    (Maxillary premolar) Mesial is trapezoid.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Maxillary premolar - Mesial - Which of the following are correct in respect to the Mesial.
    • A. 

      No concavity; may be flat

    • B. 

      Concavity larger, ovoid B-L; more cervical, to B

    • C. 

      Distal like mesial, shorter, marginal ridge more cervical; with a marginal groove.

    • D. 

      Contact area circular, near j of occl and mid third; to B

    • E. 

      Mesial convexity

  • 25. 
    Maxillary premolar - Occlusal - Which of the following are incorrect in respect to the Occlusal
    • A. 

      Hexagonal; wider B-L

    • B. 

      B ridge not prominent

    • C. 

      L - concave

    • D. 

      M and D converge to L; L narrower than B

    • E. 

      Occlusal table boundaries

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