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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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  2. And what is the technical name for adult teeth?

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

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  4. And what is the technical name for baby teeth?

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

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  6. Where is the pulp located?

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    A
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    C
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    D
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    E
  7. Select the correct statement:

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    Mandibular refers to the teeth in the upper jaw and maxillary refers to the teeth in the lower jaw.
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    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
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    Gingiva
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    Pulp chamber
  9. Which type of teeth are also referred to as cuspids?

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  10. Which of the following is *not* a salivary gland?

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

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

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

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  14. What kind of filling is shown here?

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  15. What's the scientific term for cavities?

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

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  17. Which bacteria causes cavities?

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

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

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  20. What is the largest branch of the trigeminal nerve?

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    Ophthalmic nerve
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    Maxillary nerve
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    Mandibular nerve
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