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bicuspid

, bicuspidate
1. having or terminating in two cusps or points
2. a bicuspid tooth; premolar

bicuspid

[bī′kəs·pəd]
(anatomy)
Any of the four double-pointed premolar teeth in humans.
(biology)
Having two points or prominences.
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Canal configurations other than Vertucci's classification for second bicuspids were found to be 6.8% in the present study.
In this clinical case, the patient sought orthodontic treatment for the correction of a dentoalveolar protrusion; since she had an early loss of the first lower molars, it was proposed extraction of upper first bicuspids and lower space closure with retraction of anterior teeth, utilizing the extraction already done in inferior arch instead of taking out first bicuspids.
[7] described a space closure case where the force for space closure was generated by Nitinol closed spring coil anchored in mini-screws positioned between bicuspids using 0.018 x 0.025" stainless steel arches.
The esthetic concern is also factor when treating a maxillary first bicuspid extraction case.
Class II, maxillary first bicuspid and mandibular second bicuspid extractions Maxillary first bicuspid only extractions
Based on this methodological premise, 40 erupted sound human maxillary first bicuspids (20 right and 20 left) were collected from white adult patients aged 19-31 years (mean age: 23.7 [+ or -] 4.2 years), submitted to corrective orthodontic treatment with tooth extraction at a private clinic in the city of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil.
Look over casts--notice how the bicuspids and molars have elongated--even the mesio buccal cusp of the upper six year molar has tipped occlusally.
Adults have 32 permanent teeth anchored by a strong root system -- 8 incisors, 4 canines, 8 bicuspids, and 12 molars.
The five teeth on either side of your canines are called bicuspids (bie-CUS-pids) and molars (MO-luhrs).
Our hero escapes in a shower of bicuspids, incisors, fangs and tusks.
Mandibular second premolar is the fifth tooth from the midline, is the only class which bears these two type traits namely bicuspids and tricuspids respectively.
In children susceptible to cavities, a dentist will also apply the sealant to the premolars, called bicuspids, or to a baby's primary teeth.