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premolars

The four pairs of permanent grinding teeth situated on either side of each jaw between the CANINES and the MOLARS.

premolars

the cheek teeth in mammals that occur between the molars and the canines. They have a grinding function.
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schouteni particularly the presence of three upper premolars and four molars which was attributed previously to the Priscileo genus.
CBCT images of maxillary premolars were obtained from 267 elderly (aged ≥60 years) patients (202 men and 65 women) who had received treatment at the People's Liberation Army Stomatological Hospital between September 2015 and September 2016.
2013) described the MC pathway in a cross-section view of mandible, reporting that MC crosses lingually to the third and second molars roots, adjacent to first molar roots and buccally from the premolars.
The ECD was up to 96% accurate in detecting microscopic pre-cavity enamel lesions in the biting surfaces of molars and premolars.
The most common extracting tooth was upper 1st permanent molar (n=106, 53%) followed by 2nd permanent premolar (n=42,21%), 2nd molar (n=38,19%) and 1st premolar (n=14,7%) respectively.
4-mm diameter and 7-mm lenght (AbsoAnchor, Dentos, Daegu, Korea), were installed between the roots of the second premolars and the first molars bilaterally, and 6-8 mm apically to the archwire level.
Due to the distance from the point of application of load, internal stresses in the structure are gradually reduced and virtually unreported in the implant region of the first premolar.
Therefore, it was decided to perform camouflage treatment, which consisted of the extraction of one lower incisor and mesialization of the lower right canine and premolar to the extraction space.
Regarding bitewings, the term "image receptor placement error" was most often applied to premolar bitewing images that failed to capture the canine to first premolar contact area, as the receptor was not placed far enough anteriorly.
DCs are most commonly found around the crowns of the mandibular third molars followed by maxillary canines, maxillary third molars and mandibular premolars (2).
Mesial inclination favors the appearance of vertical bone defects and infra-osseous pockets in the mesial region of molars, distal migration of premolars, extrusion of the antagonist molar, premature contacts in centric relation, occlusal interferences during lateral and protrusive movements, in addition to, it is difficulty in prosthetic adaptation when the inclination is excessive.