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maxilla

1. the upper jawbone in vertebrates
2. any member of one or two pairs of mouthparts in insects and other arthropods used as accessory jaws

maxilla

[mak′sil·ə]
(anatomy)
The upper jawbone.
The upper jaw.
(invertebrate zoology)
Either of the first two pairs of mouthparts posterior to the mandibles in certain arthropods.
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According to previous studies, corticotomy-assisted maxillary protraction can also be efficient to stimulate maxillary forward movement in younger individuals (11, 12).
PGG is a growth defect of the tooth present on the palatal surface of maxillary anterior teeth.
Therefore, although being asymptomatic, DC can manifest itself with swelling on the face, inflammatory rhinorrhea, nasal malformation, and excessive tearing in the eyes when localized to the maxillary region (7).
Results: The sensitivity of Ultrasonography in diagnosis of maxillary sinusitis keeping MRI as Gold Standard was quite low at 40.15%.
The pain resurfaced 6 months back for which the patient underwent a root canal treatment for the maxillary right and left central incisors.
The needle was advanced into the pterygopalatine fossa and, when it was considered by the veterinarian to be in close proximity to the maxillary nerve, injection of methylene blue dye was performed (Figure 1).
Key Words: Maxillary tooth; Lidocaine; Buccal infiltration; Local anesthesia, Pain.
The most common canal morphology reported for maxillary first premolars was type I 127(68%) followed by type II 24(12.9%).
Mandibular premolars: As with maxillary premolars, mandibular premolars with similar canal configuration types but involving different numbers of roots were classified under the same type in the Vertucci classification (Table 2 - yellow highlight) whereas they were presented separately in each of the mesial and distal roots in mandibular molar teeth (12) (Table 2 - blue highlight).
Here, we describe the management of three patients who underwent extensive maxillary resection resulting in huge maxillary defects, followed by the introduction of maxillary prostheses with magnetic attachment using dental and zygomatic implants.
CBCT images of maxillary premolars were obtained from 267 elderly (aged ≥60 years) patients (202 men and 65 women) who had received treatment at the People's Liberation Army Stomatological Hospital between September 2015 and September 2016.