required arch length


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re·quired arch length

the sum of the mesiodistal widths of the permanent teeth from first permanent molar to first permanent molar.

required arch length

[rikwī′ərd]
Etymology: L, requaerere, to require
the sum of the mesiodistal widths of all the natural teeth in a dental arch. It represents the minimum arch length that can accommodate all of the teeth in the arch.

re·quired arch length

(rĕ-kwīrd ahrch length)
Sum of the mesiodistal widths of the permanent teeth from first permanent molar to first permanent molar.

re·quired arch length

(rĕ-kwīrd ahrch length)
Sum of the mesiodistal widths of the permanent teeth from first permanent molar to first permanent molar.
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