posterior tooth

pos·te·ri·or tooth

a bicuspid or molar tooth; these teeth comprise the organs of mastication and are located in the back part of the jaws.

posterior tooth

any of the maxillary and mandibular premolars and molars of the primary or secondary dentition or of prostheses. Compare anterior tooth.

pos·te·ri·or tooth

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr tūth)
Any premolar or molar tooth.

pos·te·ri·or tooth

(pos-tēr'ē-ŏr tūth)
Premolar or molar tooth; these teeth are organs of mastication located in back part of the jaws.
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shows similar characteristics to those observed in the present study regarding distance from MC to posterior tooth apices.
Dentures, dental bridges, partials, and posterior tooth crowns
The aim of this study was to evaluate the correlation between vertical pattern of teeth and curve of Spee in various malocclusion groups in order to better understand the contribution of anterior or posterior tooth eruption to development of curve of Spee in individual malocclusion type.
The broadricks flag permits construction of the curve of spee in harmony with anterior condylar guidance allowing total posterior tooth disocclusion on mandibular protrusion.
In the past, the basic process of restoring an anterior tooth or posterior tooth has been very similar and this remains true.
11); basal posterior tooth can be much smaller than other posterior teeth or of similar size.
In 1988 a survey in USA showed that more than 50% of those individuals questioned with regard to their attitude to tooth colored restorations were not aware that such materials could be used for posterior tooth.
Posterior tooth eruption and excess vertical alveolar development can occur if the mouth-breather allows the jaw to continuously hang open.
The clinical characterization shows higher prevalence of chronic apical periodontitis with a lesion smaller than 10 mm, attended on a single appointment for treating a posterior tooth, with dental loss or extraction of about 22.
Patients of either gender reporting to operative department during the study period and requiring endondontic treatment in one mandibular posterior tooth were included in study.
It is represented by posterior tooth buccal movement which leads to a reduction in the buccal bone plate thickness.
1989] posterior tooth fractures may not be detected in an emergency examination after the accident, but only be diagnosed later, when the patient begins to complain of pain.

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