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pre·mo·lar

 (prē-mō′lər)
n.
One of eight bicuspid teeth located in pairs on each side of the upper and lower jaws behind the canines and in front of the molars.

pre·mo′lar adj.

premolar

(priːˈməʊlə)
adj
(Dentistry) situated before a molar tooth
n
(Dentistry) any one of eight bicuspid teeth in the human adult, two situated on each side of both jaws between the first molar and the canine

pre•mo•lar

(priˈmoʊ lər)

adj.
1. situated in front of the molar teeth.
n.
2. a premolar tooth.
3. Also called bicuspid. (in humans) any of eight teeth located in pairs on each side of the upper and lower jaws between the cuspids and the molar teeth.
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pre·mo·lar

(prē-mō′lər)
Any of eight bicuspid teeth in mammals, arranged in pairs on both sides of the upper and lower jaws between the canines and molars. Premolars are used to tear and grind food.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.premolar - a tooth having two cusps or pointspremolar - a tooth having two cusps or points; located between the incisors and the molars
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
Translations
třenáktřenový zub
välihammas
小臼歯
przedtrzonowiec

premolar

[priːˈməʊləʳ] Npremolar m

premolar

premolar

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Effect of Different Cusp Coverage Patterns on Fracture Resistance of Maxillary Premolar Teeth in MOD Composite Restorations.
Patients included in the study were, partially edentulous jaws with unilateral or bilateral loss of teeth in maxillary premolar or molar area, residual alveolar ridge height of 8 mm or less with no buccolingual augmentation.
Huang, "Finite element and Weibull analyses to estimate failure risks in the ceramic endocrown and classical crown for endodontically treated maxillary premolar," European Journal of Oral Sciences, vol.
(5) compared the frequencies of maxillary premolar teeth having one, two or three canals and roots.
The 3 cases concerned lesions in the maxillary premolar region [5].
Clinically, the normal biting force is 222-445 N (average, 322.5 N) for the maxillary premolar area.
Medesy/Hu Friedy Maxillary Premolar Extraction forceps
[12.] Ulusoy AT, Akkocaoglu M, Akan S, Kocadereli I, Cehreli ZC (2009) Reimplantation of an inverted maxillary premolar: case report of a multidisciplinary treatment approach.
Supernumerary Number teeth (total = 55) characteristics Number Single 38 Double 7 Triple 1 Location Maxilla (n = 54) Mesiodens 35 98.18% Lateral incisor 13 Maxillary premolar 6 Mandible (n = 1) Lateral incisor 1 1.81% Eruption Status Impacted 24 Erupted 31 Morphology Conical 32 Tuberculate 17 Supplemental 6 Supernumerary Percentage teeth (%) characteristics Number Single 82.60 Double 15.21 Triple 2.17 Location Maxilla (n = 54) Mesiodens 64.81% 98.18% Lateral incisor 24.07% Maxillary premolar 11.11% Mandible (n = 1) Lateral incisor -- 1.81% Eruption Status Impacted 43.63 Erupted 56.36 Morphology Conical 58.18 Tuberculate 30.90 Supplemental 10.90 TABLE 3: Summary of various studies carried out on supernumerary teeth in different populations.