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Unformatted text preview: 1. insert into alveolar processes of maxilla/mandible 2. gingivae (gums) - connective tissue for teeth/bone 3. periodontal ligaments - attach teeth to bone 4. tooth structure a. crown- above the level of the gums b. root- one to three projections into socket c. neck- between crown and root on gumline d. dentin- hard shell of tooth e. pulp cavity- center of tooth f. pulp- lymph, blood, nerve, connective tissue g. root canal- passage through roots to the pulp i. apical foramen - opening at the base h. enamel- covers the dentin on the crown i. cementum- covers dentin on the root 5. dentitions - sets of teeth (20) a. deciduous teeth (baby teeth) i. incisors- chisel shaped ii. cuspids- tear iii. molars- grind b. permanent (secondary) teeth (32) The Digestive System...
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- Fall '10
- The Digestive System, g. root canal, c. circumvillate papillae, III. Oral Cavity