Pediatric Dentistry Terminology Quiz
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Pediatric Dentistry Terminology Quiz

Test your knowledge of pediatric dentistry terminology including the meaning of common diseases, materials and devices used, and treatment procedures. Learn about the role of a pediatric dentist and the difference between primary and permanent teeth.

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What is the primary role of a pediatric dentist?

To treat oral and dental diseases in children

What is the function of a sealant in pediatric dentistry?

To prevent caries on the chewing surfaces of back teeth

What is the definition of malocclusion in pediatric dentistry?

A condition where the teeth are not aligned properly, causing problems with biting, chewing, or speaking

What is the purpose of a stainless steel crown in pediatric dentistry?

<p>To cover the entire tooth surface and restore its normal shape and size</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are primary teeth also known as in pediatric dentistry?

<p>Baby teeth or milk teeth</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of a filling material in pediatric dentistry?

<p>To restore the normal shape and size of the tooth</p> Signup and view all the answers

When do permanent teeth usually replace primary teeth in pediatric dentistry?

<p>Between 6 and 12 years of age</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the definition of ectopic eruption in pediatric dentistry?

<p>A condition where a permanent tooth erupts in an abnormal position</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main cause of gingivitis in pediatric dentistry?

<p>Plaque around the teeth</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of a stainless steel crown in pediatric dentistry?

<p>To cover the entire tooth surface and restore its normal shape and size</p> Signup and view all the answers

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