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If You Get 15/20 On This Quiz, You Must Be A Dental Student

Or maybe you just know a lot about teeth!

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  1. How many teeth — including wisdom — does a normal adult mouth have?

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    Via SuperBelka / Getty
  2. And what is the technical name for adult teeth?

    Succedaneous teeth
    Deciduous teeth
    Diutirnus teeth
    Permanentia teeth
  3. How many baby teeth do children have?

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    Via SuperBelka / Getty
  4. And what is the technical name for baby teeth?

    Premature teeth
    Deciduous teeth
    Supernumerary teeth
    Diutirnus teeth
  5. By what age should children have most of their baby teeth?

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    Via SuperBelka / Getty
  6. Where is the pulp located?

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    A
    B
    C
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    D
    E
  7. Select the correct statement:

    Mandibular refers to the teeth in the upper jaw and maxillary refers to the teeth in the lower jaw.
    Maxillary refers to teeth in the upper jaw and mandibular refers to the teeth in the lower jaw.
  8. And what's the arrow pointing to here?

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    Enamel
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    Dentin
    Gingiva
    Pulp chamber
  9. Which type of teeth are also referred to as cuspids?

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    Via SuperBelka / Getty
  10. Which of the following is *not* a salivary gland?

    Sublingual
    Meibomian
    Parotid
    Submandibular
  11. Which of these is a cowhorn?

  12. What is the name of the filling used in root canal therapy?

    IRM
    Composite
    Amalgam
    Gutta percha
  13. True or false: Enamel is the outermost layer of the tooth.

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    Via SuperBelka / Getty
  14. What kind of filling is shown here?

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    Via SuperBelka / Getty
  15. What's the scientific term for cavities?

    Periapical radiolucency
    Periodontitis
    Dental caries
    Fluorosis
  16. Which of the following is a Class II cavity?

  17. Which bacteria causes cavities?

    Y. pestis
    P. gingivalis
    V. cholerae
    S. mutans
  18. What class of malocclusion is this?

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    Class I
    Class II
    Class III
  19. True or false: The joint responsible for jaw function is the temporomandibular joint.

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    Via SuperBelka / Getty
  20. What is the largest branch of the trigeminal nerve?

    Ophthalmic nerve
    Maxillary nerve
    Mandibular nerve

If You Get 15/20 On This Quiz, You Must Be A Dental Student

Well, I think it's safe to assume you're not a dental student. Hopefully you learned something from this quiz, though!

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There are some gaps in your knowledge of oral anatomy — but as long as you're not a dental student, that's ok!

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Not bad, but you're probably not a dental student. And if you are, you better brush up on the basics.

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Well done! With a score this high, there's no doubt you're a dental student.

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Amazing! Only an actual dental student could get a perfect score on this quiz.

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