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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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Facial features were frontal bossing, saddle shaped nose, thick everted lips and low set large ears (Figure 1) Oral cavity showed partial adontia, with only one incisor tooth present in the upper jaw (Figure 2).
An example of irregular incisor tooth wear and breakage with multiple lingual and labial surface fracture lines, tooth staining, and partially missing crowns is depicted in Figure 1.
However, the dimensions of the incisions varied with incisor tooth length and incision pattern density.
The tumorous growth was curetted, chiseled and loose incisor tooth were removed.
It might be that these teeth represent the full fusion of the first and second mandibular incisor tooth germs to produce a larger than normal incisor.
Clinically in this case the talon cusp was a well delineated additional cusp that projects from the lingual surface of permanent central incisor tooth that extends at least half the distance from the cemento enamel junction to the incisal edge.
Incisor tooth geometry is defined by tooth angle ([theta]), depth (H), and spacing angle ([alpha]) (Fig.