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structure
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2010-04-04 22:38:39
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Mod 11 Dental definitions
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  1. extra tooth
    Supernumerary tooth
  2. Tooth that is in the wrong place
    Out of place
    Ectopic tooth
  3. to shed deciduous teeth:
    loss of primary dentition
    Exfoliate
  4. Space between two adjacent teeth in the same dental arch
    Diastema
  5. without teeth

    space where there should be a tooth or teeth
    Edentulous

    Edentate
  6. failure of teeth to form

    congential absense of teeth (applies to primary/deciduous or secondary/permanent teeth)
    Anodontia
  7. abnormally small teeth
    may apply to one, several or all teeth
    Microdontia
  8. fewer than the normal number of teeth
    Oligodontia
  9. toward the midline of the denatl arch
    Mesial
  10. away from the midline of the dental arch
    Distal
  11. adjacent to or pertaining to the check, as in buccal aspect of the surface of a tooth
    Buccal
  12. pertaining to or adjacent to the tongue, as in the ___ aspect of the surface of the tooth
    lingual
  13. involuntary grinding or clenching of teeth
    Bruxism
  14. open area in the occlusion

    Most common is anterior ____?
    Openbite
  15. occlusal deviation where the maxillary teeth are lingual to the mandibular teeth; can be unilateral or bilateral?
    Crossbite
  16. too much vertical overlap of maxillary incisors over mandibular incisors
    Overbite/deepbite
  17. too much horizontal overlap of maxillary incisors over mandibular incisors
    Overjet
  18. one of three tubercles sometimes present on the cutting edge of a tooth
    Mamelon
  19. Abnormal fixation of a tooth in the jaw with consolidation of alveolar bone and cementum of tooth
    Ankylosis
  20. Is based on the relationship between the mandibular and maxillary first permanent molars?
    Angle's Classification of Occlusion
  21. The mandibular first molar is approximately 1/2 tooth ahead of the opposing maxillary first molar?
    Angle Class I Occlusion
  22. The mandibular first molar is approximately 1/2 tooth behind the opposing maxillary first molar?
    Angle Class II Occlusion: Malolclussion
  23. Normal molar relationship
    Angle Class I Occlusion
  24. Malocclusion: returded mandible
    Angel Class II Occlusion
  25. Malocclusion: prognathic mandible
    Angle Class III Occlusion
  26. The mandibular first molar is approximately one whole tooth ahead of the opposing maxillary first molar?
    Angle Class III Occlusion

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