buccal curve

buc·cal curve

the line of the dental arch from the canine, or cuspid tooth to the third molar.

buc·cal curve

(bŭkăl kŭrv)
The line of the dental arch from the canine, or cuspid tooth to the third molar.
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Palatal roots of maxillary molars often have a buccal curve, whereas maxillary lateral and mandibular incisors may have lingual curves that do not appear on the radiograph because the curve is perpendicular to the film (3).