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premolars

The four pairs of permanent grinding teeth situated on either side of each jaw between the CANINES and the MOLARS.

premolars

the cheek teeth in mammals that occur between the molars and the canines. They have a grinding function.
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Therefore, the aim of this study was to establish morphometric characteristics of the buccal cortical bone (BCB) thickness of maxillary premolars and its relation to maxillary sinus floor through CBCT.
Location of Mental Foramen in males was observed maximum at the longitudinal axis of 2 Premolar, 81.33% on right side and 76% on left side.
[14] On the contrary with the custom-made, rigid, and tooth-borne distraction device used in this case, the canines were retracted at a rate of 0.5 mm per day and moved into the socket of the extracted first premolars in compliance with distraction osteogenesis principles.
In a Pakistani study utilizing panoramic radiography, Punjabi SK et al found that mental foramen was more closely associated with apical area of second premolar (47.2%) followed by position between first and second premolars (40.4%)10.
Out of 38 lesions, 28 (73.7% ) were associated with third molars, 7 (18.4 %) with premolars and 3 (7.9%) with canines (P=.001) [Table1].
Since maxillary premolars are close to the anterior esthetic region, tooth-colored materials are preferable (14).
The aim of the present study was to evaluate dentoalveolar and dentofacial effects of a pendulum appliance with two occlusal rests on the maxillary first premolars and one mini-screw anchorage in the maxillary molar distalization.
The premolars and molars are brachydont and the conids are bunodont (Fig.
Film placement errors for bitewings can occur when the film/sensor is placed too far back for a premolar film or too far forward for a molar film, cutting off the teeth under examination.
The frequency of an adequate length of a root canal filling (root filling ending [less than or equal to]2 mm from the radiographic apex) was higher for lower molars (60/25.9%) than for lower incisors and lower premolars (24/10.3%).
In December 2015, a broken tooth - a lower premolar, to be precise - was found in fossilized form in the Sao Paulo state of Brazil, and after two-and-a-half years of analyses, researchers announced it belonged to the oldest known mammal species from the country.
Results: More transverse expansion was observed in the region of 1st and 2nd premolars as compared to the inter-canine and inter molar region in maxillary and mandibular arch.