dental arch


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dental arch

[¦dent·əl ′ärch]
(anatomy)
The parabolic curve formed by the cutting edges and masticating surfaces of the teeth.
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In order to evaluate distribution of contact forces in masticatory system of healthy subject using created model the distribution of reaction forces in maxillary dental arch and temporomandibular joint discs, generated during simulated clenching into central occlusion with non-modified geometry dental arches under action of applied force system, imitating activity of jaw closing muscles was investigated.
Palatal and dental arch morphology in Down syndrome.
The father of dental arch enlargement had to be Edward Angle.
Common radiographs include periapical views to identify the crown and root, bite-wing radiographs to examine the interproximal spaces, occlusal views to image large segments of the dental arch, and panoramic views to identify both dental arches and their supporting structures.
An impression must be made of the upper dental arch so that a model of the patient's mouth can be made," explains Dr.
Spire Biomedical, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Spire Corporation (Nasdaq: SPIR), announced today that the National Institutes of Health (NIH), National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), has awarded Spire a nine-month Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I Grant for $114,173, to develop coatings for dental arch wires used in orthodontics.
For example, a dental arch that has a narrow or acute angle of curvature towards the anterior, or that features large mandibular anterior tori that protrude lingually, may feature a small horizontal distance between the opposing lingual sides of the arch towards the anterior.