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Tooth Basics

General, A114, Module 1

crown covered with enamel, top portion of tooth
root covered with cementum, bottom portion of tooth
cementoenamel junction (CEJ) crown and root meet
gingiva gum tissue
clinical crown visible part of crown
anatomic crown whole crown
aveolar process portion of jaw that supports teeth
enamel hard tooth tissue, covers anatomic crown
cementum hard tooth tissue, covers root
dentin hard tooth tissue, forms main portion of tooth, wrapped in enamel and cementum, can add to itself
pulp soft tooth tissue, nourishment, sensory, repair center
Where is the pulp located? center of tooth, covered in dentin
pulp chamber coronal portion
pulp canal (root canal), root portion
facial surface faces cheeks or lips, labial surface (anterior) buccal surface (posterior)
lingual surface faces tongue
proximal surface faces neighboring tooth's surface in same arch
mesial proximal closest to midline of face
distal proximal faces away from midline
occlusal surface chewing or occluding surface (posterior teeth)
incisal ridge biting edge or incisal surface (anterior teeth)
Created by: baipaint