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Mod G-Unit 4


What is the indication for ortho treatment (to improve facial beauty)? Esthetics
What is TMJ? Temporomandibular Joint
What are teeth that are out of alignment? Malocclusion
What is disease of soft tissue? Periodontal Disease
What is the roof of the mouth called? Palate
What is involuntary grinding of the teeth? Bruxism
What are appliances attached to teeth and only removed by dentist? Fixed Appliances
What are appliances made to be removed and placed by patient? Removable Appliances
What are rings of metal around molars to attach wires? Bands
What are attachments that hold archwire in place? Brackets
What is a special type of armamentarium to pull from outside of mouth? Headgear
What are rubber bands hooked from one tooth to another? Elastics
What is another name for the main wire that is like a track where wires are guided? Arch Wire
What is an abnormal bite where lower teeth slip outside of upper teeth? Crossbite
What is it called when upper teeth bite over lower teeth? Overbite
What is the way teeth fit together? Bite
What is the x-ray that shows the entire skull? Cephalomograph
What are fixed and removable teeth? Partial Denture
What is a full set of fixed and removable teeth? Full Denture
What is the practice in which dentists perform procedures to replace teeth? Prosthodontics
What is an artificial replacement of missing teeth? Pontic
What is a cast covering the entire tooth? Full Crown
What is an appliance to replace one or more teeth, but does not come out? Fixed Bridge
What is an appliance to replace one or more teeth (removable)? Bridge
What is the practice in which dentists deal with malocclusions? Orthodontics
What is the way the maxillary and mandibular arches meet and touch? Occlusion
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