Medical Quiz

The Teeth Quiz


This is a cross section of a human tooth. The ‘X’ is a _____

A. dentine

B. enamel

C. gum

Which of the following is chemical digestion?

A. Teeth crushing food

B. Saliva dissolving food

C. Smooth muscle churning the food

What causes periodontal disease?

A. bad diet

B. accumulation of bacteria and plaque on teeth and in gingival sulcus

C. not brushing teeth daily

How many permanent teeth do canines have?

A. 30

B. 32

C. 42

D. 45

Cheek tooth found between the canine teeth and molars; also called bicuspids

A. Incisors

B. Canines

C. Premolars

D. Molars

Bonelike connective tissue that covers the root of the tooth

A. Enamel

B. Dentin

C. Cementum

D. Pulp

What is the medical term for baby teeth?

A. Deciduous

B. Permanent

C. Adult

D. Puppy

Soft tissue within the center of a tooth, consisting of cells, vessels, and nerves

A. Root

B. Bone

C. Pulp

D. Cavity

A. I 4/4

B. I 4/3

C. I 3/4

D. P 3/4

What is the canine permanent dental formula?

A. 4( I2/2, C1/1, P3/3, M2/3)

B. 2( I3/3, C1/1, P4/4, M2/3)

C. 2( I3/3, C2/2, P4/4, M3/3)

D. 2( I3/3, C1/1, P2/2, M2/2)

Consists of nerves, blood vessels, and loose connective tissue.

A. Enamel

B. Dentin

C. Cementum

D. Pulp

Hard, white substance covering the dentin of the crown of the tooth.

A. Enamel

B. Dentin

C. Cementum

D. Pulp

Used for tearing and located at the corners of the incisors. longer than the other and pointed at the top.

A. Incisors

B. Canines

C. Premolars

D. Molars

Plaque that has become calcified and is firmly adhered to teeth

A. Calculus

B. Plaque

C. Gingivitis

D. Bacteris


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