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midline

 [mid´līn]
the imaginary line that divides the body into right and left halves.

midline

[mid′līn]
Etymology: AS, midd + L, linea, line
an imaginary line that divides the body into right and left halves.

midline

1. An imaginary line running along the surface of the brain (anterior to posterior), which separates the right and left hemispheres. 2. See median line.

midline,

n the line equidistant from bilateral features of the head.

midline

the imaginary line that divides the body into right and left halves.
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Management of maxillary midline diastema with emphasis on etiology.
Treating a maxillary midline diastema in adult patients: a general dentist's perspective.
Closure of a minor midline diastema using Essix trays.
Change in frequency of the maxillary midline diastema appearing in photographs of Caucasian females in two fashion magazines from 2003 to 2012.
The current study was designed to find effect of asymmetric molar and canine relationship on coincidence of dental midlines so that it can help in diagnosis and formulating of an accurate treatment plan.
Patients who underwent dental treatment or orthodontic treatment which had altered the molar and canine relationships or dental midlines.
Coincidence of upper and lower dental midlines were recorded.
8% patients had their maxillary dental midline coinciding with facial midline.
Key Words: Facial midline Facial feature detection edentulous Esthetics.
Dental midline is the vital element in smile design and should be parallel to the long axis of the face.
Therefore, the overall treatment objectives were focused on the orthodontic establishment of positive overjet and overbite for maximum improvement of occlusion and to correct the midline problem.
025ss rectangular wires were inserted on the left, Class II elastics on the left, Class III elastics on the right and oblique elastics on the anterior side were used in order to correct the midline relationship.