Forensic Odontology Quiz
The study of the anatomy and growth of teeth and diseases associated with the teeth and gums.
The exposed top half of the tooth,with a hard mineral covering to protect the tooth, is called the –
How many teeth does an adult has?
Hardened connective tissue that makes up the majority of a tooth and gives it it’s shape; surround the pulp cavity and is covered by enamel in the crown and by cementum in the root.
If a mass death occurs and many people die at the same place, How would the bodies be identified/
A. DNA analysis
C. Dental records
The area between the root and the crown of the tooth
The covered bottom half of the tooth, which is cemented into the mandible(jawbone), is called the –
The center of the tooth, where nerves, tissues, and blood can be found, is called the
Your “front teeth” are called
The teeth that are shown focused on are called
The first step in recording a bitemark involves this step, which uses a scale for reference
B. Model Cast
How many teeth does a child have with a full set of deciduous teeth?
The outer covering of the crown of a tooth,made up of calcium carbonate and calcium phosphate.
Identification using dental remains can be significant because teeth can survive through _________, while other vital organs, tissues, and fluids in the body may not.
A. extreme temperatures
B. acid treatment
D. all 3 answer choices
The pattern made by a particular set of teeth.
C. Dental X-Ray Pattern
D. Dentition Pattern
The portion of the tooth that is covered in enamel and is situated above the gum.
These teeth have the largest surface area with which to leave a potential bite, and they are located in the near the back.
What is the middle layer of the tooth?
A. enamel – strong protective layer
D. pulp – contains blood vessels and nerves
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