wear facet


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wear facet

A line or plane worn on a tooth surface by attrition.
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3 A) due to the oppositely oriented wear facets; dM2 nearly touches the posterior edge of M1, faces anteriorly, and occludes with the posterior m1 facet; M2 proper faces posteriorly and occludes with the anterior facet of m2.