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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

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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Moreover, among the 521 specimens of maxillary first premolars, 60.
In general, an increase in this distance exists in the evaluation of distal apices from the second molar to the mesial root of the first molar, with subsequent reduction of this distance in relation to the second premolars.
In the implant that is installed in the region of the first premolar in the surface layers, the internal stress is 2.
Bilaterally, a transposition was seen with respect to the maxillary first premolars and canines (Figure 1).
Demonstrate the distal surface of canine crowns and all of the first and second premolar crowns.
This article aims to show a case about 11 year old boy having a dentigerous cyst associated with the mandibular canine and a premolar.
Uprighting of molar using NiTi springs, derived from the setups, with customized resin bases were successfully treated using mini-implants between first and second premolars for indirect anchorage.
The knowledge of the morphological and morphometric features of the mental foramen and presence of accessory mental foramen is imperative to the dental surgeons in avoiding injury to the mental nerve while performing the periodontal surgery, dental implants, apical curettage of mandibular premolars and endodontic treatments.
Fifty premolars with similar dimensions (coronal volume within 10% of the mean) were selected.
Therefore, mixed dentition analysis is normally done to predict the space required for the alignment of the unerupted canines and premolars since the space available between the lateral incisor and the first permanent molar is limited.
The authors do not recommend the use of this material distal to the premolars and, in fact, elected to use a zirconia substructure for the restoration of the maxillary molar.