torus mandibularis

(redirected from Mandibular tori)

torus

 [tor´us] (L.)
a swelling or bulging projection.
torus mandibula´ris a prominence sometimes seen on the lingual aspect of the mandible at the base of its alveolar part.
torus palati´nus a bony protuberance sometimes found on the hard palate at the junction of the intermaxillary suture and the transverse palatine suture.

man·dib·u·lar to·rus

, torus mandibularis
an exostosis protruding from the lingual aspect of the mandible, usually opposite the premolar teeth.

torus mandibularis

See mandibular torus.

to·rus man·di·bu·lar·is

(tōr'ŭs man-dib'yū-lā'ris)
A bony protuberance on the lingual aspect of the lower jaw in the canine-premolar region.

to·rus man·di·bu·lar·is

(tōrŭs man-dibyū-lāris)
Bony protuberance on lingual aspect of lower jaw in canine-premolar region.
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These include mandibular tori (if present), the floor of the mouth, palatal tori (if present), the palatal midline, the lingual boundaries of the mandibular gingiva and the palatal boundaries of the maxillary dentition.
The assistant typically aims to have the patient's incisal edges bite dose to the anterior edge of the film holder, since this will allow the plane containing the film to be placed as far posteriorly as possible, which tends to put it out of contact with the lingual aspect of the mandibular arch or mandibular tori.
She has history of previous restorative work and bilateral mandibular tori present.