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labial

 [la´be-al]
1. pertaining to or directed toward a lip.
2. pertaining to a labium.

la·bi·al

(lā'bē-ăl), Do not confuse this word with labile.
1. Relating to the lips or any labium.
2. Toward a lip.
3. One of the letters formed by means of the lips.
[L. labium, lip]

labial

(lā′bē-əl)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the lips or labia.
2. Linguistics Articulated mainly by closing or partly closing the lips, as the sounds (b), (m), or (w).
n.
1. Linguistics A labial consonant.
2. Music See flue1.

la′bi·al·ly adv.

la·bi·al

(lā'bē-ăl)
1. Relating to the lips or any labia.
2. Toward a lip.
[L. labium, lip]

labial

Pertaining to the lips or labia.

la·bi·al

(lā'bē-ăl)
1. Relating to lips or any labia.
2. Toward a lip.
3. A letter formed with lips.
[L. labium, lip]
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However, compared with labial orthodontics, excessive lingual inclination of the maxillary anterior teeth and vertical and horizontal "arched effect" of dental arch easily appeared in the space closure stage during lingual orthodontics, because of large variability of anterior tooth lingual surface, small effect of bracket spacing on the rigidity and friction of the arch wire, and small bracket span between the orthodontic force point and the tooth impedance center (Lombardo et al., 2012; Long et al., 2013; Antoszewska-Smith et al, 2017).
The exact etiology is unknown, but a review of literature suggests that abnormally labially positioned tooth, very thin labial plates, high frenal pull, and sometimes long-standing trauma may cause the dehiscence and fenestration defects.
between individuals), intra-individual variation, after Hanken and Wake (1993), and ontogenetic variation and to test whether variation in the number of anterior labial tooth rows shows an ontogenetic pattern.
Upon gynecological examination, a thick and fibrous labial adhesion was detected (Fig.1).
Se presento a consulta una paciente de 30 anos con gingivitis marginal generalizada, perdida de insercion localizada en incisivo central inferior derecho (diente 41) e insercion anomala del frenillo labial inferior.
The highest mean lesion measurement of 0.067 [+ or -] 0.020 was observed for ear pinna of UPM 1/14 followed by dorsal mean lesion of 0.052 [+ or -]0.017 for UPM 2/14 and the least measurement of 0.019 [+ or -]0.008 was observed at the labial commissure of UPM 2/14.
Caption: Figure 1: (a, b) Initial consultation with the patient exhibiting yellowish crusts on the labial mucosa.
These results confirm that not only intra-oral pressure is different in the inefficient labial sealing, as well as the behavior of the perioral muscles (5).
The referring dentist reported the occasion of an accidental cervical labial perforaC...
The force induced by the mandible, which opposes the construction bite, has considerable influence on the labial direction of the lower incisors and the lingual direction of the upper incisors.
The following measurements were made in the sagittal section of the tomographic image: labial alveolar bone thickness, lingual alveolar bone thickness, total alveolar bone thickness, total mandibular symphysis thickness, and total mandibular symphysis height on the labial and lingual sides of the lower incisors (Figure 1).
We mobilised the swelling from labial region until deep ring.