Primary and Mixed Dentition Study Guide

Primary Dentition
Permanent Dentition
Makes up primary dentition vs permanent dentition
Mixed dentition
Important functions of the primary dentition
Problems that can occur from premature loss of primary teeth
Eruption pattern for Primary Dentition
Eruption pattern for permanent dentition
Time ranges for crown and root formation for primary and permanent teeth
Order of eruption for primary and permanent teeth
Dentition traits that differentiate primary from permanent teeth
Class traits that distinguish the primary incisors, canines, and molars
Size and shape of primary tooth pulp chambers
Universal, Palmer, and International Numbering systems to identify primary vs. permanent teeth present in the mouth with mixed dentition
Estimate “dental age” of a person by studying their mixed dentition