RVT exam - dental

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RVT exam - dental
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2010-07-22 21:00:05
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  1. K9 carnassial teeth
    P4, M1
  2. Amount of teeth Dog
    42

    2(I 3/3, C 1/1, P 4/4, M 2/3)
  3. Amount of Cat teeth
    30

    2(I 3/3, C 1/1, P 3/2, M 1/1)
  4. Makes up the bulk of the tooth
    dentin
  5. Surface toward the cheek
    Buccal
  6. Surface towards the tongue
    Lingual
  7. Surface towards the lips
    Labial
  8. Surface toward the soft palate
    Palatal
  9. Normal occulusion
    scissor bite
  10. Normal depth of gingival sulcus of dog
    1 to 3mm
  11. Normal depth of gingival sulcus in cats
    0.5 to 1mm
  12. cutting, nibbling teeth
    incisors
  13. holding, tearing teeth
    canines
  14. cutting, shearing, holding teeth
    premolars
  15. grinding teeth
    molars
  16. largest cutting teeth
    carnassial teeth
  17. Curved or straight that is triangular & tapers to sharp pointed tip
    Sickle scaler
  18. used for removing supragingival calculus and calculus from pits, fissures, & interproximal areas
    sickle scaler
  19. U-shaped toe w/ one sharp side
    curette
  20. Used for subgingival removal and root planing
    Curette
  21. Has no sharp sides and is used to measure the depth of the gingival sulcus
    Peridontal Probe
  22. Has a sharp tip only and used to detect subgingival calculus and tooth mobility
    Explorer (shepards hook)
  23. Used as a wedge placed b/t root and bone to stretch and break peridontal ligament
    Dental Elevator
  24. Used to elevate and reflect gingival, mucogingival and palatal flaps
    Periosteal elevator
  25. Used for extractions and removal of heavy calculus
    Extraction Forceps

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