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incisor

a chisel-edged tooth at the front of the mouth. In man there are four in each jaw

incisor

[in′sīz·ər]
(anatomy)
A tooth specialized for cutting, especially those in front of the canines on the upper jaw of mammals.
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The midline was centered on the middle of the remaining central incisor.
Absent central incisor Patient 2, an 11 year old boy, presented missing the maxillary right permanent central incisor (FDI 11) which had been lost due to trauma approximately two years previously.
Case Report: laser-assisted rebonding of a central incisor tooth due to a severe trauma--4 years of follow-up.
2007] described the use of an orthopantomogram, a lateral cephalogram, intra-oral radiographs and a magnetic resonance tomogram to confirm the exact path of the root canals of a fused maxillary central incisor with dens evaginatus.
The maxillary central incisor, as a whole, appears most at risk to fluorosis from dietary fluoride between age 15 and 24 months for males and between 21 and 30 months for females".
Clinical examination revealed mobility, slight discolouration and swelling of the gingiva around the maxillary left central incisor and upper lip.
maxillary left Epilepsy Group Control Group Central incisor 16 1 Lateral incisor 1 0 Canine 1 0 Chi square 17.
2 Fractures of the enamel and dentin are the most common types of injuries, with maxillary central incisors affected most often
Maxillary central incisors, labially and palatally impacted maxillary canines, mandibular canines, premolars, and mandibular molars are covered in separate chapters.
The most common of the supernumerary teeth in humans are mesiodentes, which arise in the midline of the maxilla between the central incisors.
Center the bite block on the maxillary central incisors and make sure the teeth are towards the forward edge of the tab (away from the sensor) to eliminate distortion.
Autosomal dominant nonsense, missense, insertions, and deletion mutations in PAX9 have been documented to be responsible for a high incidence of absent permanent molars and in more severe cases missing second premolars and mandibular central incisors [Matalova et al.

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