Introduction to Dental Medicine
Week 2 quiz
Cleft lip and palate
Cleft lip and palate can have different clinical manifestations depending on exactly where the fusion defect occurs, but generally exhibits the above characteristics.
Which of the following constitute some of the important functions of the oral cavity?
The oral cavity is responsible for many important factors contributing to health and well-being, including, but not limited to those above.
Which of the following findings would be consistent with healthy gingiva?
Gingival health is assessed using color, texture, consistency, and contour. A health gingiva will generally be coral pink in color, firm, stippled, and have the interdental papilla arching between teeth. An inflamed, weak gingiva, and one with blue tint is a sign of disease.
How many teeth make up the adult dentition?
An adult dentition consists of 32 teeth, which include central and lateral incisors, canines, 2 sets of premolars and 3 molars bilaterally and in both upper and lower jaws.