General description of molars

SECTION I GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF MOLARS

OBJECTIVES FOR SECTIONS I, II, AND III

This section is designed to prepare the learner to perform the following:

  • Describe the location of molars in the mouth.
  • Describe the functions of molars.
  • List class traits common to all molars.
  • List arch traits that can be used to distinguish maxillary from mandibular molars.
  • From a selection of all teeth, select and separate out all molars using class traits.
  • Divide a selection of all molars into maxillary and mandibular using arch traits.

A. LOCATION OF MOLARS IN THE MOUTH

Study a cast of all permanent teeth, or Figure 5-1

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