anterior tooth


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an·te·ri·or tooth

a central incisor, lateral incisor, or cuspid tooth. These teeth are the organs for incision and are located in the front portion of the jaws.
Synonym(s): oral teeth

anterior tooth

any of the central incisors, lateral incisors, or canines of the maxillary or mandibular teeth. Compare posterior tooth.

an·te·ri·or tooth

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr tūth)
Any of the incisor and canine teeth on the mandible or maxillae located at the front of the oral cavity.

an·te·ri·or tooth

(an-tēr'ē-ŏr tūth)
Central incisor, lateral incisor, or cuspid tooth. Such teeth are the organs for incision and are located in the front portion of the jaws.
Synonym(s): oral teeth.
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Chelicera: fixed finger with primary tooth, medial tooth, anterior tooth, with two intermediate teeth between each.
Extrapolating from the largest lower anterior tooth of specimen 15 gives an estimated enameloid height for the corresponding upper anterior tooth of 3.
The proportion of women experiencing anterior tooth loss can be estimated in a very general way.
Prevalence of anterior tooth trauma in a group of 39 epileptic children compared with a control group of 39 children.
Two teeth: GCVP 6091, upper right lateral tooth; GCVP 6092, lower left anterior tooth of young individual.
If an anterior tooth temporary or bridge features a rough anterior surface, the assistant spatulates the entire face of each rough tooth with the temporary material, smooths the material with a wet gloved finger, and then uses the edge of the spatula to scrape temporary material away from the embrasure and inter-proximal spaces between the teeth.
Seventy percent of the Class of 2007 have participated in the training course and can now treat anterior tooth movement under the direction of certified orthodontic residents and faculty members.
Likewise, one of the Eocene specimens from Wilkinson County may also represent an anterior tooth of a juvenile.

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