The Teeth Quiz
This is a cross section of a human tooth. The ‘X’ is a _____
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?
Cheek tooth found between the canine teeth and molars; also called bicuspids
Bonelike connective tissue that covers the root of the tooth
What is the medical term for baby teeth?
Soft tissue within the center of a tooth, consisting of cells, vessels, and nerves
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.
Hard, white substance covering the dentin of the crown of the tooth.
Used for tearing and located at the corners of the incisors. longer than the other and pointed at the top.
Plaque that has become calcified and is firmly adhered to teeth
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