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Molars are called _____ teeth becasue they do not replace a primary tooth.

Non-succedaneous teeth

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What are the functions of molars?

  • Mastication (grinding)
  • Maintenance of vertical dimension of the face
  • Support the cheeks (esthetics)

FYI: they are the largest and strongest teeth

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How many lobes does a molar develop from?

3-5 lobes each cusp is a seperate lobe

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The maxillary 1st molar is the _____ tooth in the arch.


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There are _____ well developed cusps and a supplementery cusp known as _____ which is present _____% of the time.

  • 4 well developed cusps
  • Cusp of Carabelli (supplemental)
  • Present 70% of the time
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What is the height of the cusps from largest to smallest on a maxillary 1st molar?

ML --> MB --> DB --> DL

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Maxillary 1st and 2nd molars have _____ roots which are ___.

  • 3 roots
  • MB, DB, and L
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The furcation of a maxillary 1st molar is approximately _____ mm from the CEJ.

4 mm