canine tooth

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Noun1.Canine tooth - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolarscanine tooth - one of the four pointed conical teeth (two in each jaw) located between the incisors and the premolars
fang - canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
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The most frequent culprits are the upper canine teeth, but any tooth can be affected.
On palpation a non displaced fracture of the dentoalveolar portion of the palatal bone was felt & upper canine teeth (13 and 23) were grade 1 mobile.