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mesially

 [me´ze-al″e]
toward the median line.
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Description and comparison: The paraconid is present mesially and entoconid distally in the third premolar (Fig.
Placing it more mesially forces the surgeon to detach a portion of the membrane in a "blind" condition, with no reference points.
Edgewise fixed appliances were used, first to correct the severely rotated lateral incisors and upright them and then to move them mesially to their normal place next to the central incisors (Figure 5).
The disto-buccally displaced canine was then to be allowed to drift mesially into its normal anatomical position.
He indicated that these conditions create an exaggerated COS; by distally up righting the molar and mesially up righting the canine, the two premolars will be free to erupt into the line of occlusion.
After the flap was raised, the recession width and height were measured using a UNC-15 probe and the membrane size was calculated as 2 mm more on all sides (apically, mesially and distally) to be of sufficient dimension to cover the recession.
When compared with normal occlusion, the lower posterior teeth occlude mesially in relation to the upper teeth, in Class III malocclusion cases.
[0] Contacting mesially with anterior free vertebrae, being exclusively attached to neurocranium.
In this experiment an orthodontic appliance made up of Ni-Ti close coil spring was used which delivered continuous optimal force to move the molar tooth mesially. In more than 25% of studies on orthodontic tooth movement in rats, elastics have been used to deliver the forces.
2 comparing the spacing mesially and distally of right first mandibular #84 and of left first maxillary #64).
Uprighting mesially inclined mandibular second molars with a modified Uprighter Jet.