Veterinary Dentistry:Intro and Terminology

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Veterinary Dentistry:Intro and Terminology
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  1. removal of plaque
    periodontal debridement
  2. Why is it important to polish?
    dec surface area of scratches caused by cleaning so plaque has lessareato stick to
  3. tooth extractions
    exodontics
  4. 5 dentistry roles of vet techs: P,R/C,A,E,C
    • periodontal debridement and polishing
    • radiography and charting
    • assistance with oral sx
    • exodontics
    • client edu
  5. What statesthat veterinarians may delegate dental care and certain tasks to technicians?
    AVDC
  6. small distinct crown with well-developed root not continuously growing
    brachyodontic
  7. 3 examples of animals with brachiodontic teeth
    • pigs
    • carnivores
    • humans
  8. Continuously growing and erupt
    hypsodontic
  9. 3 examples of animals with hypsodontic teeth
    • lagomorphs
    • rodents
    • horses
  10. 2 sets of teeth in lifetime
    dyphodont
  11. baby/primary teeth
    decidous
  12. adult teeth
    permanent
  13. Types of teeth: most rostral,used for gnawing and grooming (cutting and nibbling)
    incisors
  14. Types of teeth: distal to inisors, used for prehending and holding (tearing)
    canines
  15. Types of teeth: shearing/cutting/breaking
    premolars
  16. Types of teeth: most caudal or distal used for grinding
    molars
  17. Types of teeth: cutting or grinding depending on arcade
    carnassial
  18. Carnassial teeth in dogs
    • upper 4th premolar
    • lower 1st molar
  19. Carnassial teeth in cats
    • upper 3rd premolar
    • lower 1st molar
  20. closer to the front of the head
    rostral
  21. closer to the back of the head
    caudal
  22. facing lips, also buccal or labial
    vestibular
  23. visible from the front
    facial
  24. surface of mandibular teeth adjacent to the tongue
    lingual
  25. surface of maxillary teeth adjacent to the palate
    palatal
  26. toward the root tip
    apical
  27. toward the crown
    coronal

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