Descriptive anatomy of the human teeth (Google eBook)

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S.S. White manufacturing Company, 1897 - Teeth - 169 pages
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Page xv - OBLIQUE RIDGE. A ridge running obliquely across the occlusal surface of the upper molars. It is formed by the union of the triangular ridge of the disto-buccal cusp with the distal portion of the ridge forming the mesio-lingual cusp.
Page xii - GINGIVAL LINE. The line around the neck of a tooth at which the gingiva is attached. The line of junction of the enamel and cementum.
Page xiv - The anterior-posterior perpendicular central line of the body. MESIAL. Toward the median line. Those surfaces of the teeth which, as they stand in the arch, and following its curve, are toward the median line, are called mesial surfaces. MESIAL ANGLE. A contraction of mesio-incisal angle, also of mesio-bucco-occlusal angle (qv) MESIAL CAVITIES.
Page vi - PREFACE TO THE SECOND EDITION. THE rapid sale of the first edition of this...
Page xvi - A notable long-shaped depression in the surface of a tooth the inclines of which meet at an angle. A sulcus has a developmental groove at the junction of its inclines.
Page x - ... elevation, or point, on the surface of a tooth, more especially on the occlusal surface. CUSPID. A tooth with one point, or cusp. There are four cuspids: one on either side in each jaw, situated at the angles of the mouth.
Page xi - A direction away from the median line of the face following the curve of the dental arch.
Page 7 - The ridges, or elevations of enamel on the margins of the occlusal surfaces of the bicuspids and molars, and on the mesial and distal margins of the lingual surface of the incisors and cuspids.
Page xv - That surface of a bicuspid or molar tooth that makes contact with a tooth of the opposite jaw when the mouth is closed.
Page 129 - In this, however, there is much variety within the limits of a normal occlusion. Sometimes the lower incisors strike the lingual surfaces of the upper near the linguo-gingival ridge, and may strike at any point between that and the cutting edges.

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