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premolar

1. situated before a molar tooth
2. any one of eight bicuspid teeth in the human adult, two situated on each side of both jaws between the first molar and the canine
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premolar

[prē′mō·lər]
(anatomy)
In each quadrant of the permanent human dentition, one of the two teeth between the canine and the first molar; a bicuspid.
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One tooth received partial pulpotomy when the patient was 14 years old due to a complaint of severe pain related to her non-carious left mandibular second premolar. (Fig.
As to the location of the IOF in relation to the maxillary teeth, it is important to note that the IOF was most frequently located in a vertical plane passing through the tip of the buccal cusp of the maxillary second premolar tooth (37.5% and 55.9% on the right and left side, resp.) followed by a position in between the first and second upper premolar teeth (34.4% and 26.5% on the right and left side, resp.).
Treatment options for the missing maxillary left second premolar were: single implant retained crown, porcelain fused to metal 3 unit fixed bridge, and all ceramic 3 unit fixed bridge.
The change of linear length ([DELTA]), of the second premolars ([P.sub.2]) and the second permanent molars ([M.sub.2]) are the result of movement that occurred due to the change of tooth inclination [DELTA]" and translatory movement ([DELTA]') (Figure 1).
The most prevalent missing teeth were the maxillary lateral incisors, followed by the lower second premolars (1.9%).
Postsurgery intraoral examination showed no abnormalities on the gingiva of the mandibular right second premolar (Figure 2(a)).
Maxillary first and second premolars that had complete root development were included.
Root canal treatment of a maxillary second premolar with two palatal roots: A case report.
Caption: Figure 1: Preoperative intraoral frontal (a) and lateral (b) views showing the preexisting upper second premolar crown (tooth 1.5).
Mandibular second premolar (MnP) is a tooth that frequently shows anomalies like deviation of crown morphology, late eruption or sometimes complete agenesis.
In conformity with this finding, Hasan T reported that MF was found under the root of the second premolar in most mandibles.
In a study by Lo and Moyers,14 the most favorable sequence of eruption to obtain a normal molar relationship was as follows: first molar, central incisor, lateral incisor, first premolar, second premolar, canine, second molar in the maxilla and first molar, cen- tral incisor, lateral incisor, canine, first premolar, second premolar, second molar in the mandible.