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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Back teeth, or premolars and molars, (MOW-lers) grind food into small pieces.
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In most mammals there are wedge-shaped incisors, a pointy canine, and premolars and molars with bumps and valleys that fit together like a mortar and pestle when you chew.
Second premolars and molars were also affected when connected to the RPE appliance (Erverdi et al.
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).
Principal components analysis of tooth loss rates for anterior teeth, premolars and molars consistently yielded two factors, the first with heavy loadings for premolar and molar loss, the second associated with anterior loss.
Eosimias also had distinctive premolars and molars, Beard notes.
Premolars and molars, in contrast to incisors, have an inner layer of radial enamel and an outer layer of multiserial enamel, an arrangement that probably is related to propalinal mastication.
Occlusal edges were removed from incisors and one to two millimeters were removed from the top of premolars and molars before grinding briefly on 600 and 1200 mesh diamond sanding discs.
DMFS scores for the anteriors, premolars and molars identified the contributions of each and the significance of eruption times in their DMFS patterns.