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buccal

 [buk´al]
pertaining to or directed toward the cheek.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

buc·cal

(bŭk'ăl), Avoid the mispronunciation byū'kăl.
Pertaining to, adjacent to, or in the direction of the cheek.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

buccal

(bŭk′əl)
adj.
Of or relating to the cheeks or the mouth cavity.

buc′cal·ly adv.
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buccal

Dentistry
adjective Referring to side of a tooth or gingiva facing the cheek or lip.

Medspeak
adjective Referring to the cheek.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

buc·cal

(bŭk'ăl)
Pertaining to, adjacent to, or in the direction of the cheek.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

buccal

Relating to the cheek.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

buccal

relating to the mouth cavity. For example, buccal epithelium lines the inside of the cheeks.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

buc·cal

(bŭk'ăl) Avoid the mispronunciation byū'kăl.
Pertaining to, adjacent to, or in the direction of the cheek.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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The implant presented bone around its surface and there was a complete buccal bone wall with a 3 mm thickness at implant level; the conversion of a thin to a thick biotype could be observed, whereas a 2.5 mm thick gingival tissue was present in the buccal aspect two millimeters below the gingival margin.
The dentist's handpiece will occupy the space along the occlusal and buccal aspects of the right posterior teeth, while the mouth mirror will occupy the lingual aspects of the posterior teeth from the maxillary molar being worked on to the maxillary anterior dentition.
This is explained by the finding that peripheral osteomas are generally located on the lower border or buccal aspect of the mandible, which are often traumatized areas.
Methods: An autogenous bone block graft was harvested from mandibular symphysis, fixed on buccal aspect of edentulous crest with titanium miniscrews, covered first by autogenous bone chips and xenograft particles, and second with a resorbable barrier membrane.
Small ulcerative lesion was seen on the buccal aspect of the growth measures approximately 1 cm x 2 cm in diameter (Figure 3).
Surgical Technique: Under local anesthesia with vasoconstrictor, incision was made with two releasing incision and a circular incision around the oroantral fistula on buccal aspect. A full thickness mucoperiosteal Trapezoidal flap was raised from lateral surface of maxilla and infected epithelial lining was removed.