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Of, relating to, or being the cutting edge of an incisor or canine tooth.
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(Dentistry) dentistry relating to the cutting edge of incisors and cuspids
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(ɪnˈsaɪ zəl)
of or pertaining to the surface or cutting edge of an incisor.
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The features of bruxism/parafunctional habit are clenching and/or grinding of teeth, capable of cause damage to the integrity of the stomatognathic system structures.2 The other features of bruxism are extreme sliding movements in the temporomandibular joint, gross attrition on the incisal edges of the anterior and the cusps of the posterior teeth, pterygoid muscles involuntary contraction accompanied by obnoxious night-time grinding sounds.3, 4
The initial displacement was the largest in the incisal edge of lateral incisors compared with the canine central incisors.
On intraoral examination, the patient had a Class I molar relation, Class I canine relation, proclined upper and lower anterior teeth, potentially competent lips, and excessive incisal display.
Bennett Isabella has been named one of the 2018 "40 Under 40" by Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine, which recognizes America's finest young practitioners for their achievements in dentistry.
- The incisal edges of teeth #8 & #9 are shorter compared to laterals (reverse smile line)
evaluated the effect of incisal preparation design and lamina restorations on fracture resistance in 36 teeth with lower incisors.
A gravidade da maloclusao--variavel dependente--foi avaliada utilizando o indice DAI, composto por dez caracteristicas oclusais dispostas em tres dimensoes: (1) denticao; (2) espaco, o qual se baseia na presenca ou ausencia de apinhamento no segmento incisal, espacamento no segmento incisal, diastema incisal, desalinhamento no maxilar e mandibular anterior; e (3) a dimensao da oclusao com os componentes overjet maxilar anterior e mandibular anterior, mordida aberta anterior e relacao molar antero--posterior (15,17).
Therefore, the treatment plan involved correcting the incisal relationships, reducing anterior proclination, and improving the lip protrusion by distalization with skeletal anchorage.
An occlusal splint is a removable device usually made of hard acrylic that fits over the occlusal and incisal surface of the teeth in one arch, creating precise occlusal contact with the teeth of the opposing arch (5).
After the en bloc resection of the chest wall under part tumor, we inspected several organizations around the incisal edge.
Considering the presence of a deep bite as well as the excessive loss of dentin tissue, 2 mm of the incisal edge was removed and a step was established on the palatal surface for a porcelain overlap to prevent probable problems in protrusive movements.