Veterinary Dentristy: Tooth Anatomy and Numbering

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  1. visible part above gumline covered by enamel
    crown
  2. hardest substance in the body (non-living)
    enamel
  3. How thick is the enamel in dogs?
    <0.1-0.6 mm
  4. How thick is the enamel in cats?
    <0.1-0.3
  5. The enamel is a non-porous barrier against bacteria that is composed of _ crystals arranged in prisms
    hydroapatite
  6. area below the gumline
    root
  7. bone that covers the root; where periodontal ligaments are attached
    cementum
  8. makes up the bulk of the tooth's mass, sensitive to heat/cold touch/pressure
    dentin
  9. contains blood vessels, nerves, and connective tissue
    pulp
  10. pulp in the crown
    pulp chamber
  11. pulp in the root
    root canal
  12. where the enamel meets the cementum
    CEJ: Cementoenamel junction
  13. mucous membrane surrounding the tooth
    gingiva
  14. bone surrounding the roots and supports the teeth
    alveolar bone
  15. surrounds each tooth and can be an active site of dz
    gingival sulcus
  16. What is sulcular fluid rich in?
    immunoglobulins
  17. Sulcal depth in dogs
    0-3mm
  18. sulcal depth in cats
    0-1mm
  19. below the gumline
    subgingival
  20. above the gumline
    supragingival
  21. upper jaw
    maxilla
  22. lower jaw
    mandible
  23. anything situated or occurring around the tooth
    periodontal
  24. holds tooth in place
    periodontal ligament
  25. corrective tooth movement
    orthodontics
  26. specialty involving pulp of tooth ex:root canal
    endodontics
  27. microorganisms that thrive in sulcus
    plaque
  28. plaque aka
    biofilm
  29. mineralized plaque
    calculus
  30. calculus aka
    tartar
  31. abnormal position of teeth
    malocclusion
  32. chewing surface
    occlusion
  33. normal occlusion for dogs and cats
    scissor bite
  34. the ridge at the base of the crown
    cingulum
  35. How many deciduous teeth do dogs have?
    28
  36. deciduous dental formula for dogs
    2(I 3/3, C 1/1, P 3/3)
  37. How many permanent teeth do dogs have?
    42
  38. permanent dental formula for dogs
    2(I 3/3, C 1/1, P 3/2, M 1/1)
  39. How many deciduous teeth do cats have?
    26
  40. deciduous dental formula for cats
    2(I 3/3, C 1/1, P 3/2)
  41. How many permanent teeth do cats have?
    30
  42. permanent dental formula for cats
    2(I 3/3, C 1/1, P 3/2, M 1/1)
  43. In the triadan system, where are the 100 series?
    upper right
  44. In the triadan system where are the 200 series?
    upper left
  45. In the triadan system where are the 300 series?
    lower left
  46. In the triadan system where are the 400 series?
    lower right
  47. # teeth starting are the _
    midline
  48. What teeth are cats missing?
    • 105
    • 205
    • 305
    • 306
    • 405
    • 406
  49. deciduous teeth erupt @
    2-4 weeks
  50. all deciduous teeth are present @
    7 weeks of age
  51. permanent teeth erupt @
    3-4 months
  52. all permanent teeth are present @
    6-7 months
  53. When would be a good opportunity to remove retained baby teeth?
    at the time of the spay or neuter

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