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During the ___ stage dental lamina (patches of epithelial cells) grow into underlying tissues.
Bud Stage
During this stage aka proliferation in which the cells of the tooth grow and the tooth bud takes a hollowed caplike shape.
Cap Stage
The last period of growth aka histodifferentiation. The cells form the cementum.
Bell Stage
The tooth begins to take shape and from through a process called?
The deposting of the matrix for the hard dental structures at the end of the Morphodifferentiation.
The process which organic tissue becomes harddened by a depost of calcium or any mineral salts
The crown of the tooth has formed and the root begins to develop. The tooth moves into proper position.
When primary teeth get ready falll out and make way for the eruption of permanent teeth. This process is called what?
The crown is divided into two parts.
Anatomical crown=the portion of the tootch encased in enamel. Clinical crown=the crown exposed in the mouth
Embedded in alveolar bone and covered by cementurn.
The root
The apex (tip of the root) Has a small opening that allows the passage of blood vessels and nerves from the tooth called the apical foramen.
Apical foramen
A slight indentation that encircles the tootha nd marks the junction of the crown with the root
The cervix or cervical line
Translucent. Calcified substance that cover the entire anatomic crown of the tooth and proctects the dentin.
A light yellow substance, very prorous, largest portion of the tooth. Transmits pain stimuli by the way of dentinal fibers
Bonelike tissue that covers roots of the teeth in a thin layer. Main function is to anchor the teeth to the bony walls of the tooth sockets
soft tissue of the tooth, develops from the connective tissue of the dental papilla.
Dental Pulp
The pulp contatins blood vessels and nerves that enter through the
Apical Foramen
THe chief function of the pulp is the formation of?
The tissues that surround and support the teeth. Support-protect-and provide nourishment to the teeth
The only tissue considered as both the basic part of the tooth and a component of the periodontium.
The process when the bony portion of the maxilla and mandiable where the teeth are embedded and by by which the roots are supported.
Alveolar Process
The highest point of the alveolar ridge
Alveolar Crest
Forms the tooth socket.
Alveolar Bone Proper
Light pink in color and is keratinized covers the hard palate and ginigiva.
Masticatory Mucosa
The line that separates the attached gingiva from the lining mucoase
Mucogingival Junction
Used to incise food. Located in the from of the moth with charp thin edges for cutting (shovel shaped)
Aka canines are at the angles of the mouth. Designed for cutting and tearing.
AKA premolars. Have two cusps used for cutting and tearing..are wider to crush food
Provied a broad surface for grinding and chewing solid masses of food. Has usually four or five cusps.
The teeth usually consist of how many teeth
surfaces of a tooth that faces toward the lips of the cheeks
proximal surface closet to the midline of the arch
opposite the mesial oriented away from the midline of the arch
faces towards the tongue
board chewing surfaces found on posterior teeth (bicuspids and molars)
The anteroposterior curve in which the mandibular arch forms a concave.
Curve of Spee
The composite of these curves for a line called the occlusal plane (contact of the upper and lower teeth) The lateral curve is called
The curve of wilson
A pointed or rounded elevation of enamel found on cuspids and on the chewing surfaces of bicuspids and molars
FOund of the lingual aspects of an anterior tooth. It is a convex mount of enamel localized to the cervial one-third of the crown
A linear fault that somtimes occurs in a developmental groove by incomplete or imperfect joing of the lobs.
A rounded or angular depression of varying size found of the surface of the tooth
Only found of the maxillary molar. Consist of an elevated prominence on the occusal surface and extends obliquely from the tips of the mesiolingual cusp
Oblique Ridge
Aka as the wisdom teeth
Third Molar