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surface

 [sur´fas]
the outer part or external aspect of a solid body; called also facies.
buccal surface the vestibular surface of the molars and premolars, which faces the cheek.
contact surface proximal surface.
distal surface the surface of a tooth that is farthest from the midline of the dental arch, opposite to its mesial surface.
facial surface vestibular surface.
incisal surface the cutting edges of the anterior teeth, the incisors and canines, which come into contact with those of the opposite teeth during protrusive occlusion. See also occlusal surface.
labial surface the vestibular surface of the incisors and canines, which faces the lips.
lingual surface the surface of a tooth that faces inward toward the tongue and oral cavity, opposite the vestibular surface; called also oral surface.
masticatory surface occlusal surface.
mesial surface the surface of a tooth that is closest to the midline of the dental arch, opposite to its distal surface.
occlusal surface the surface of the teeth that comes in contact with those of the opposite jaw during occlusion; called also masticatory surface.
oral surface lingual surface.
proximal surface (proximate surface) the area where the mesial surface of one tooth touches the distal surface of another; called also contact area or surface.
vestibular surface the surface of a tooth that is directed outward toward the vestibule of the mouth, opposite to the lingual surface; see also buccal surface and labial surface. Called also facial surface.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

sur·face

(sŭr'făs), [TA]
The outer part of any solid.
Synonym(s): face (2) [TA], facies (2) [TA]
[F. fr. L. superficius, see superficial]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

surface

adjective Superficial.
 
verb The outer part of a solid structure.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

surface

adjective Superficial verb Vox populi The outer part of a solid structure. See Working surface.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sur·face

(sŭr'făs) [TA]
The outer part of any solid.
See: superficial
Synonym(s): facies (2) [TA] , face (2) .
[F. fr. L. superficius]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sur·face

(sŭr'făs) [TA]
Outer part of any solid or liquid at point of liquid-air interface.
Synonym(s): face (3) , facies (2) .
[F. fr. L. superficius]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

Patient discussion about surface

Q. I located a lump on the surface of my right underarm. I think I am showing some signs of breast cancer. I am 27 years old working lady. I think I am showing some signs of breast cancer. I located a lump on the surface of my right underarm. This lump is of a cherry size and does not pain at all. But I do have pain in my breast. I had my mammogram done which showed no lump and my doctor says that there is nothing to worry and she has given me some medicines. I want to know that if everything is normal then how come these lumps came.

A. there are ways to diagnose if lumps are breast cancer or not. a lump under the forearm can be a sign of an advanced stage of cancer, but it can also mean some kind of viral infection that caused a lymph node to swell up. so if a doctor told you it's fine- he probably checked it out, and it's fine. if you still anxious - go get a second opinion.

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These teeth exhibit characteristics of the goniopholidid group described by Andrade et al: The crown is subcircular in cross section, without evident lateral compression, but the lingual and labial surfaces are asymmetric.
Then, four preadjusted edgewise brackets were bonded to the labial surfaces of the maxillary incisors, and a short Ni-Ti 0.014" round archwire was placed into the brackets and held in place with elastic ties (Figure 9).
IWCMS.2009.477 resembles IWCMS.2009.476 but differs from teeth referred to Istiodactylus in lacking labiolingual expansion of the crown basally and in lacking a ridge on the labial surface. Damage prevents determination of the basal profile of the crown.
Forty ceramic facets were taken, resembling maxillary central incisor labial surfaces with thickness of 2mm.
The labial surfaces of the teeth were ground on wet 240-grit SiC sandpaper to achieve a flat dentin surface and then polished with 320 and 600-grit SiC sandpaper under running water to create a standardized smear layer.
The upper incisors had mild enamel opacity on the labial surfaces and 53 showed enamel pitting (Figure 2).
Using diamond depth cutter, depth orientation grooves of 0.3mm in ging [1/2] & 0.5mm in incisal [1/2] of labial surface are placed
Study the effects of different carbonated drinks on the labial surface of enamel and its esthetic outcomes.
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Erlich and Gazit found that the labial surface of the MCI was an average of 12-13 mm anterior to the posterior border of the IP.
He realized that there was an important feature missing from the original TARG machine--a device to measure the distance in the horizontal plane from the labial surface of the tooth to the slot of the lingual bracket.