ovoid arch


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ovoid arch

Etymology: L, ovum + Gk, eidos, form; L, arcus, bow
a dental arch that curves smoothly from the molars on one side to those on the opposite side to form half an oval.
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Ovoid arch form was the most frequent arch in our study, this correlates to the results shown by two earlier studies on the same population group.
In a study on the morphological characteristics of Saudi sample21 641-paired casts were analyzed and ovoid arch form was reported to be the most common type, which relates well to the present study.