bicuspid

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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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In this study the frequency of bicuspid and tricuspid types have been found 37.
As far as configuration of occlusal groove pattern is concerned, more frequency of U/crescent shaped pattern (54%) has been observed associated with bicuspid variety in the present study.
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
The mean values of the mesiodistal crown dimension as well as the enamel thickness observed for the maxillary first bicuspids are shown in Table 1.
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.
Sometimes dentists apply a plastic sealant to the flat grinding surfaces of the molars and bicuspids to protect these teeth from cavities.
By offering composites on molars, along with the composite coverage we already offer on bicuspids and the smile line, patients can enjoy dental fillings that appear all natural.
Dentists may also apply a special sealant to the flat grinding surfaces of the molars and bicuspids to protect these teeth from cavities.
In children susceptible to cavities, a dentist will also apply the sealant to the premolars, called bicuspids, or to a baby's primary teeth.
subjects (20%) had marginal bone loss of maxillary molars and second bicuspids (fig 2).
Bicuspids 13%, first and second molars 13% and third molars were involved in 25% of the teeth in fracture lines (Table 3).