arch width


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arch width

the distance between the left and right opposite in the upper or lower jaw, usually expressed in millimeters. The intercanine, interpremolar, or intermolar distance may be cited as the arch width.

arch width

The measured distance between the canines, bicuspids, and the first molars. These distances establish the shape and size of the dental arch.

arch width

(ahrch width)
Distance in a straight line between canine teeth.
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To determine your maxillary arch width, dentists such as Sacramento's Dr.
Arch width was measured as the distance from the cusp tip of one tooth to the cusp tip of the contralateral tooth, the inter-incisor width was measured from the distal contact point of the lateral incisor on one side to the distal contact point of the lateral incisor on the contralateral side [Bishara et al.
These concerns become evident when the permanent incisors are beginning to erupt into the mouth and demonstrate a lack of adequate space and narrow arch width.