Premolars and Molars

Premolars and Molars

 

teeth with one root and more than one root, respectively, in the majority of mammals and man. The chewing surface of the molars is usually ridged or furrowed (ungulates, rodents).

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In normal natural dentition, there exists an anteroposterior curve that passes through the cusp tip of the mandibular canine and the buccal cusp tip of the mandibular premolars and molars, and that extends in a posterior direction to pass through the most anterior point of the mandibular condyle, originally described by Ferdinand Graf Spee in 1890.
All maxillary incisors and canines were heavily restored with composite restorations, and all maxillary premolars and molars were heavily restored with amalgam restorations.
This variant is seen mostly in mandibular second molars, although it can also appear in maxillary and mandibular premolars and molars.
Contract awarded for 4 acquisition of root canals in pieces above, premolars and molars and installed 45 dentures acrylic dental patient program of integrated cesfam muermos dependent health department muermos.
Few of us look far enough back in our dogs' mouths to appreciate this, but dogs' premolars and molars are far pointier than human molars.
Researchers in South Korea said that transplantation of PDLSCs into beagle dogs modeled with advanced periodontal (gum) disease that affected their premolars and molars was most successful.
Incisors and canines are used to capture or kill prey, whereas premolars and molars are designed to crush and chew.
On August 30, 2005, she underwent a 5 cm left mandibular resection as well as removal of the left lateral incisor, canine, premolars and molars (Figure 2).
The studied specimens (PC-GCUF 09/23 and PC-GCUF 09/24) show the typical characteristic of the giraffid lower premolars and molars.
The premolars and molars have buccal outer surfaces.
Eosimias also had distinctive premolars and molars, Beard notes.