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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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The arch width shows rapid increase, more specifically during the mixed dentition stage however these changes are below 1 mm in permanent dentition stage.4 Therefore, the permanent dental arches were appropriately chosen for our study.
Malocclusion - is a mal-alignment of the two dental arches and in this context, you may have not just broken your nose, you may have a broken jaw too.
Generalized microdontia: The teeth of both dental arches are uniformly smaller than normal, which occurs in rare disorders such as hypophyseal dwarfism, where this dental pathology is called true generalized microdontia (Fig.
Longitudinal changes in dental arches from mixed to permanent dentition in a Turkish population.
I didn't know what it was but, after a quick internet search, I found it to be a misalignment or incorrect relation between the teeth of the two dental arches when they approach each other as the jaws close.
Variation in the secular changes in the teeth and dental arches. Angle Orthodontist 1973;43(4):412-421.
After leveling the dental arches, extraction spaces were closed by sliding mechanics to gain an ideal incisor inclination according to our cephalometric surgical prediction tracing (Figure 3-5).
The analysis of the distribution of DE-affected teeth to different dental arches revealed that the left-to-right ratio was 1:1 and that the occurrence of DE was significantly (p<0.05) higher in the mandible (78.8%) compared to the maxilla (21.2%).
The prosecution presented as witnesses, Brenda's daughter Cindy, the Chief of Police, the Justice of Peace who all reiterated and confirmed what happened as contained in Brenda's statement marked as exhibit 'C', and the health officer who testified on his findings that Gardo died of internal hemorrhage, brain concussion and compression as a result of blows of a hard instrument which crushed the nasal bone, the molar cheek, and jaw bones, smashed the dental arches leaving him toothless.
The human craniofacial structure and dental arches undergo alterations as they grow.
Now my screening for sleep apnea includes a brief "ahhperation" for detection of clenching, small jaws, narrowed and crowded dental arches, and a high Mallampati score.
Plaster casts of the dental arches play a key role in orthodontic diagnosis since.