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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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UI-PP (108Adeg+- 5Adeg) Maxillary incisor inclination###Angle formed between upper incisor long axis and palatal
Soft-tissue profile changes resulting from retraction of maxillary incisors. Am J Orthod J Dentofac Orthop 1987; 91: 385-94.
Fixed appliances also were associated with 1.1 mm greater lingual movement of the maxillary incisors.
The replacement of the missing anterior maxillary incisor is an esthetic and functional challenge.
Keywords: Palatogingival groove, maxillary incisors.
The upper incisor position is determined by (a) lip strain, (b) upper lip change, and (c) maxillary incisor rebound.
The measurements of mesiodistal (MD) and buccolingual (BL) crown diameters of both, right and left permanent maxillary incisor (MI) were taken in a dental casts using electronic digital caliper Boss, Hamburg--Germany, with an accuracy [+ or -] 0.01 mm.
The maxillary incisor teeth were noted to be loose but correctly positioned, prior to and immediately after intubation.
Therefore, we changed the initial treatment plan of en masse distalization in both arches to reduce the bimaxillay proclination to only distalization of the mandibular arch while maintaining the maxillary incisor proclination.
The size differential between the primary and permanent incisors is called "inci- sor liability." In the anterior segment, the four permanent maxillary incisor teeth are, on aver- age, 7.6 mm larger than the primary incisors.