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incisor

 (I) [in-si´zor]
1. adapted for cutting.
2. incisor tooth; see tooth.

in·ci·sor tooth

[TA]
a tooth with a chisel-shaped crown and a single conical tapering root; there are four of these teeth in the anterior part of each jaw, in both the deciduous and the permanent dentitions.
Synonym(s): dens incisivus [TA], incisor

incisor

(ĭn-sī′zər)
n.
A tooth adapted for cutting or gnawing, located at the front of the mouth along the apex of the dental arch.

in·ci·sor tooth

(in-sī'zŏr tūth) [TA]
A tooth with a chisel-shaped crown and a single conic tapering root; there are four of these teeth in the anterior part of each jaw, in both the deciduous and the permanent dentitions (e.g., central and lateral teeth).
Synonym(s): dens incisivus [TA] , incisor.

incisor

One of the four central teeth of each jaw, with cutting edges for biting pieces off food. The incisors are situated immediately in front of the canine teeth.

incisor

a front, chisel-shaped tooth in mammals, normally used for cutting or gnawing purposes. In some species incisors continue to grow throughout life - for example, gnawing rodents and rabbits have ‘persistent pulps'where the pulp cavity remains open throughout life - while in other species they are modified as tusks.

in·ci·sor tooth

(in-sī'zŏr tūth) [TA]
Tooth with a chisel-shaped crown and a single conic tapering root; there are four of these teeth in anterior part of each jaw, in both deciduous and permanent dentitions.
Synonym(s): dens incisivus; incisor [TA] .
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Top mark on the mesial edge of mandibular central incisor of the forth quadrant and the bottom mark on the anterior attachment of the lingual frenum.
The included Overjet (OJ), which is the distance in millimeters (parallel to the occlusal plane) from the most labial aspect of the maxillary central incisor to the most labial aspect of the mandibular central incisor;9 overbite (OB), which is the percentage of the mandibular central incisors overlapped by the maxillary central incisors;9 mandibular inter-canine width, which is the distance in millimeters between cusp tips or estimated cusp tips in cases of wear facets if primary canines are present;9 canine length,
The individual mesiodistal width of maxillary and mandibular incisors was measured from the anatomical contact points using electronic digital calipers (Mitutoyo, Japan) with 0.01 mm sensitivity, held parallel to the occlusal plane (1), and the sum of mesiodistal widths of maxillary and mandibular incisors was obtained to be considered as the actual sum of widths, while the calculated widths were obtained using Tonn's and Abhi's methods.
As shown in Table II, central incisors presented the tipping movement with crown moved medially and apex moved distally in the horizontal direction.
Incisor (left or right) was extracted without damaging root from these mandibles for determining age using cementum layers count.
Hexaprotodon sivalensis is a comparatively large species of hippopotamid, with retention of six irregular incisors (Falconer and Cautley, 1847; Colbert, 1935; Hooijer, 1950).
A positive control group (n = 26) was comprised of contralateral teeth, and a negative control group (n=8) was comprised of endodontically treated mature maxillary incisors. The study design was approved by the hospital ethics committee (No: 37732058-53), and informed consent was obtained from all participants and their parents.
Evaluation area 3 describes whether to intrude, extrude, advance, or retract the lower incisors. Evaluation area 4 describes the lower molars to determine the need and whether to upright or hold the lower molars.
U1 to N-A (Angular): It is the angle formed by the intersection of the long axis of the upper central incisors and the line joining the nasion to point A.
Previous studies suggested shovel-shaped incisors might have developed as a way to soften animal skin, but the new theory is completely different.
Buczkowska-Radlinska, "Direct resin composite restoration of maxillary central incisors with fractured tooth fragment reattachment: case report," International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, vol.
The most prevalent tooth involved was right maxillary central incisor n = 26 (32.91%, p = 0.001) and Ellis's classification III (37.97%, p = .001) of teeth fracture was common.