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premolar

 [pre-mo´ler]
1. in front of the molar teeth.
2. premolar tooth; see tooth. Called also bicuspid.

pre·mo·lar

(prē-mō'lăr),
1. Anterior to a molar tooth.
2. A bicuspid tooth.

premolar

/pre·mo·lar/ (P) (-mo´ler)
1. see under tooth.
2. situated in front of the molar teeth.

premolar

(prē-mō′lər)
n.
One of eight bicuspid teeth located in pairs on each side of the upper and lower jaws behind the canines and in front of the molars.

pre·mo′lar adj.

premolar

[prēmō′lər]
Etymology: L, prae + mola, mill
one of eight teeth, four in each dental arch, located lateral and posterior to the canine teeth and anterior to the molars. They are smaller and shorter than the canine teeth. The crown of each premolar is compressed anteroposteriorly and surmounted by two cusps, and the neck is oval. The root is single and compressed in all premolars except the upper first, which usually has two roots. Usually an anterior and a posterior groove are also present. The upper premolars are larger than the lower premolars. Also called bicuspid. Compare canine tooth, incisor, molar.

pre·mo·lar

(prē-mō'lăr)
1. Anterior to a molar tooth.
2. Denotes permanent teeth that replace the deciduous molars.
3. See: bicuspid

pre·mo·lar

(prē-mō'lăr)
1. Anterior to a molar tooth.
2. Denotes permanent teeth that replace the deciduous molars.

premolar,

n (bicuspid), one of the 8 teeth, 4 in each jaw, between the canines and first molars; usually has 2 cusps; replaces the molars of the primary dentition. Older term:
bicuspid.

premolar

in front of the molar teeth. See also teeth.
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Treatment options for the missing maxillary left second premolar were: single implant retained crown, porcelain fused to metal 3 unit fixed bridge, and all ceramic 3 unit fixed bridge.
In the case of lower lip anesthesia, the degree of anesthesia was measured by an electric pulp tester (Parkell edgewood, USA) in the second premolars and first molars in the quadrant recipient of nerve block in 5, 15 and 30-minute periods after anesthetic injection.
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The mental foramen (MF), from which the mental nerve and vessels emerge, lies below either the interval between the premolar teeth, or below the second premolar tooth.
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Physical exam was significant for slight mobility of the left second premolar and buccal expansion of the mandible in the same region.
Size of first much larger than about the same size lower premolar second premolar as second premolar 10.