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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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New material: PUPC 13/63, right mandible fragment with third premolar (p3) and partial fourth premolar (p4); PUPC 09/95, left mandible fragment with fourth premolar (p4).
The location of mental foramen in our study for both sides, showed at longitudinal axis of 2 Premolar (Males-78.66%, Females-69.23%), between 1, 2 premolars (Males 15.33%, Females -20.66%) and between 2 Premolar and 1 Molar (Males 6%, Females 6.66%).
The canine and the second premolar were then ligated together.
P2-M1= between mandibular 2nd premolar and 1st molar.
Results of current investigations show that impactions of molar, premolar and canines are commonly discovered dental anomaly that usually remains unnoticed by the patients unless some symptoms appear.
In order to eliminate the disadvantages of assumptions and ignorants and differences in values of parameters and obtain a better insight into the biomechanical aspects and estimation risk of the endodontically treated maxillary two-rooted first premolar, the behavior of different direct restoration designs and materials in the treatment of cuspal fracture of maxillary first premolars should be evaluated with laboratory experiments and long-term clinical trials.
* Maxillary first and second molar distalization was achieved with spontaneous second premolar distalization.
AZKB 01, a mandible with incisors, canines, premolars and molars (AZKB-Azad Jammu and Kashmir, district Bhimber).
To ensure proper placement for a premolar bitewing, place the film/sensor at the middle of the mandibular canine (1).
stardusti, with similar premolars, is called Deccanolestes hislopi, and it lived all the way across the planet, in India, between 70 million and 66 million years ago.
Inter second premolar width: Measurements were made between the buccal cusp tips of right and left second premolars.