premolar tooth


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pre·mo·lar tooth

[TA]
a tooth usually having two tubercles or cusps on the grinding surface and a flattened root, single in the lower jaw and upper second premolar, and furrowed in the upper first premolar. There are four premolars in each jaw, two on either side between the canine and the molars; there are no premolars in the deciduous dentition.

pre·mo·lar tooth

(prē-mō'lăr tūth) [TA]
A tooth usually having two tubercles or cusps on the grinding surface and a flattened root, single in the lower jaw and upper second premolar, and furrowed in the upper first premolar. There are four premolars in each jaw, two on either side between the canine and the molars; there are no premolars in the deciduous dentition.
Synonym(s): dens premolaris [TA] , bicuspid tooth.

pre·mo·lar tooth

(prē-mō'lăr tūth) [TA]
Tooth usually with two tubercles or cusps on grinding surface and a flattened root, single in lower jaw and upper second premolar, and furrowed in upper first premolar. There are four premolars in each jaw, two on either side between the canine and the molars; there are no premolars in deciduous dentition.
Synonym(s): dens premolaris [TA] , bicuspid tooth, dens bicuspidus.
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Yesilyurt et al (2008) [5] in their study have quoted that the most common positions for the MF were (i) below the second premolar tooth (Type 4) in Chinese, Kenyan Africans, Nigerians and Mongoloid populations; (ii) posterior to the second premolar (Type5) in Caucasians and Zimbabweans, between the premolars (Type 3) in Negroid, British, Central Anatolian and North American white populations.
During the check-in process, a small premolar tooth will be removed and other measurements will be taken.
The underlying second premolar tooth (35) was in a normal relationship to the roots of the primary molar and tooth 45 to be comparable, with regard to both root development and relationship to the primary molar.