protective external surface layer of the anatomic crown
dull yellow external layer of the anatomic root
the demarcation between the right and left quadrants
junction between the enamel covering the anatomic crown and the cementum covering the anatomic root
hard yellowish tissue underlying the enamel and cementum, makes up bulk of the inner portion of the tooth
inner surface of the enamel where enamel joins dentin
nonmineralized connective tissue containing a rich supply of blood vessels and nerves
supporting tissues of the teeth in the mouth, including surrounding alveolar bone, the gingiva, the PDL, and the outer cementum layer of the tooth roots
surface toward the face
next to the cheek
next to the lip
nearest to the tongue
maxillary arch; proximity with the palate
chewing surface of a posterior tooth
cutting edge of anterior teeth
sides of a tooth next to and adjacent tooth
surface closer to the midline
farther from the midline
junction line where two tooth surfaces meet
junctions of three tooth surfaces at a point
pyramidal elevation on the occlusal surface
bulge in the cervical third of the lingual surface of anterior teeth
bumps of enamel found on the incisal ridges of many newly erupted incisors
horizontal ridges seen on the enamel of newly erupted teeth
linear channel in enamel
small depressions seen on occlusal surfaces of posterior teeth
greatest bulge of a crown contour where a line drawn parallel to the midroot axis line touches the crown outline
space between adjacent teeth that is not the result of a missing tooth
relationship of upper and lower teeth when they come in contact
v-shaped depression or valley on the occlusal surface of each posterior teeth running mesiodistally
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