central incisor


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cen·tral in·ci·sor

the first tooth in the maxilla and mandible on either side of the midsagittal plane of the head.

central incisor

one of the two teeth located closest to the sagittal plane in the upper and lower jaws.

central incisor

One of two upper and lower incisors adjacent to the midsagittal plane.
See also: incisor

cen·tral in·ci·sor

(sentrăl in-sīzŏr)
First tooth in maxilla and mandible on either side of the midsagittal cranial plane.
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In the inferior zone, at central incisor level, the amount of cancellous bone was statistically greater than the groups of lateral incisors and canines (p=0.
The tube was then repositioned to the patient's midline to read the depth of the endotracheal tube at the central incisor.
Simple descriptive statistical analysis showed that the prevalence of root resorption among 5 examiners in 91 permanent central incisors was 4.
3% for females seen in this study are in close agreement with previous studies that evaluated the ratio of the width of the maxillary lateral to the central incisors in patients and reported a mean proportion of 66% to 78%.
Once each central incisor was considerably visible, the lingual button was replaced with brackets.
The maxillary central incisors were the most commonly injured teeth in the present study in accordance with earlier studies [18' 19].
Studies investigating children in the general population have also reported a higher prevalence of caries in the upper central incisors and lower first molars.
The central incisors are in contact and coming into wear.
618 for the central incisor, lateral incisor, and canine respectively.
Usually the central incisor teeth arrive at about the same time.

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