maxillary dental arcade

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maxillary dental arcade

[TA]
the teeth supported by the alveolar process of the two maxillae, whether the 10 deciduous teeth or the 16 permanent teeth.

max·il·lar·y den·tal ar·cade

(maksi-lar-ē dentăl ahr-kād) [TA]
Teeth supported by alveolar process of two maxillae, whether 10 deciduous or 16 permanent teeth.
Synonym(s): arcus dentalis superior, superior dental arch.
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Full-mouth rehabilitation was undertaken but later, in the permanent dentition, the patient was diagnosed with dilaceration of the maxillary left permanent central incisor, severely crowded maxillary dentition and palatally displaced second premolars (Figure 5a).
In one case of a 63 year old woman with severe protrusions and very unattractive dentition, I was able to retract her entire maxillary dentition, which improved overall alignment and facial profile and achieved a very impressive and satisfying result with relative ease.
This was done, by obtaining various views, such as plain axial, sagittal CT slices, as well as superior, sagittal and superior-oblique views of the maxillary dentition.