Smiles For Tomorrow

Course Author(s): American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Chicago, IL


To begin this discussion, we will first look at some of the oral structures and associated conditions that may be noted during the examination.

Discussed in this section are the following normal oral structures:
  • Frenum
  • Buccal Mucosa
  • Tongue
  • Gingiva
  • Alveolar Mucosa
  • Masticatory Mucosa
  • Palate
  • Tooth Form
Normal Oral Structures