incisor


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incisor

a chisel-edged tooth at the front of the mouth. In man there are four in each jaw

incisor

[in′sīz·ər]
(anatomy)
A tooth specialized for cutting, especially those in front of the canines on the upper jaw of mammals.
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Maxillary incisor proclination effect on the position of point A in class II division 2 malocclusion.
There are several important benefits which have been referred to the early management of Class II malocclusion such as prevention of the development of dysfunction, avoidance of upper incisors trauma as a result of large overjet, esthetic improvement, psychosocial advantages for the child during an important formative period of life, and better prediction for the adolescent phase of treatment.
9 Peg-shaped maxillary lateral incisor was reported by Clayton10 as being present in 0.
Inside the jaw, a mouse's incisors look more like a walrus's tusks or the teeth of a saber-toothed tiger, with only the sharpened tips showing through the gums at the front of the mouth.
The extraction of one mandibular incisor is not prevalent in orthodontics, although it has apparent benefits in the crowding area (1, 2).
Various genetic factors, an exchange in the position of the forming dental lamina along with trauma to the deciduous tooth with the permanent incisor root dilaceration, were suggested as reasons for transposition.
Molar Incisor Hypomineralization (MIH), Enamel hypomineralization, Tooth abnormalities, Aetiol- ogy, Diagnosis, Clinical management
The apical and middle thirds of maxillary lateral incisor roots affected by ectopic eruption of the canine are commonly resorbed.
Radiograph revealed osteolytic changes at the roots of the incisor teeth and in adjoining area (Fig.
The Golden proportion is limited to the use of the 62% proportion and when this proportion is used the Central Incisor appears too narrow and the resulting canine is not prevalent enough.