Dental Assisting mod 110

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Dental Assisting mod 110
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  1. Tooth surface closest to the inner cheek.
    Buccal Surface
  2. Division of the root nearest the neck of the tooth.
    Cervical Third
  3. Raised, rounded area on the cervical third of the lingual surface.
    Cingulum
  4. Pertaining to first dentition of 20 teeth; often called "baby teeth" or primary teeth.
    Deciduos
  5. Natural teeth in the dental arch.
    Dentition
  6. Tooth surface closest to the face. Facial surface closest to the lips are called labial surface, and facial surface closest to the inner cheek are called buccal surface, and vice versa.
    Facial Surface
  7. Area between two or more root branches.
    Furation
  8. Chewing surface of anterior teeth.
    Incisal surface
  9. Surface of mandibular and maxillary theeth closest to the tongue; also called palatal surface.
    Lingual surface
  10. Rounded enemel extension on the incisal ridges of incisors.
    Mamelon
  11. Surface of the tooth toward the midline.
    Mesial Surface
  12. The natural contact of the maxillary and mandibular teeth in all positions.
    Occlusion
  13. The first set of 20 primary teeth.
    Primary dentition
  14. One quarter of the dentition.
    Quadrant
  15. One sixth of the dentition.
    Sextant
  16. Curved outward.
    Convex
  17. Triangular space in a gingival direction between the proximal surfaces of two adjoining teeth in contact.
    Embrasure
  18. The upper jaw.
    Maxillary Arch
  19. The mixture of permanent teeth and primary teeth that occurs until all primary teeth have been lost, usually between the age of 6 and 12.
    Mixed Dentition
  20. Permanent teeth that replace primary teeth.
    Succedaneous teeth

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