central incisor


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cen·tral in·ci·sor

the first tooth in the maxilla and mandible on either side of the midsagittal plane of the head.

central incisor

one of the two teeth located closest to the sagittal plane in the upper and lower jaws.

central incisor

One of two upper and lower incisors adjacent to the midsagittal plane.
See also: incisor

cen·tral in·ci·sor

(sentrăl in-sīzŏr)
First tooth in maxilla and mandible on either side of the midsagittal cranial plane.
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Dilaceration of a central incisor Patient 4 a 12 year old girl was referred after extraction of a midline supernumerary tooth followed by exposure and traction of the central incisor which failed to induce eruption (Figure 4a).
Over 75% of all trauma happens at the age of 8/9 years and mainly affects the maxillary central incisors.
2003], both roots of a geminated maxillary central incisor were root treated pre-operatively, as the decision as to which root to retain could only be made intra-operatively.
This suggests that it is advisable that for the maxillary permanent central incisors that F ingestion is restricted for children under the age of 30 months.
This report records the use of MTA to achieve a barrier on the coronal aspects of the fracture lines in maxillary central incisors with horizontal root fractures.
The children in the current study sustained more fractured maxillary left central incisors than right central incisors and although this was not significantly different, it was not possible to explain this difference.
Brady embarked upon a treatment plan that began with placing the central incisors in the face.
The study involved a 26- year-old female patient examined at UB's orthodontic clinic who complained that a large space had developed between her upper central incisors or upper front teeth.
The bilateral, symmetrical markings are most commonly seen on central incisors and molars and are evident in all four quadrants of the mouth, Dr.
VERDICT: "Sue has very pointed canines and slight chipping of the central incisors.
He had sustained a mandibular fracture at age 6 which resulted in the loss of his maxillary central incisors, 3 mandibular incisors, and delayed eruption of the mandibular left canine (Figure 1).

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