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the incisors and canines
Anterior teeth
the set of arches formed by the teeth
Arcade
the curved composite structure formed by the teeth
Arch
having 2 cusps; inappropriately used for all premolars
Bicuspid
the first tooth posterior to the intermaxillary suture above and its opponent below; preferable to “cuspid”
Canine tooth
the molars and premolars, posterior teeth
Cheek tooth
having a cusp or point; inferior term for canine teeth
Cuspid
the first set of a series of teeth that are replaced by a permanent set
Deciduous
the natural teeth considered collectively in the dental arches
Dentition
One of the cutting teeth in humans; the most anterior (mesial) teeth in the jaw.
Incisor
The posterior (distal) 3 teeth in each quadrant of the oral cavity in homo sapiens
Molar teeth
The premolar and molar teeth.
Posterior teeth
The set of teeth that replace the first (deciduous) set of teeth in humans.
Permanent teeth
The 2 teeth anterior (mesial) to the molars in homo sapiens; mistakenly termed the bicuspids.
Premolar tooth
One quarter of the oral cavity, i.e., the maxillary right and left quadrants and the mandibular left and right.
Quadrant
Sectorial or cutting teeth.
Secodont
Those permanent teeth that succeed or take the places of the deciduous teeth.
Succedaneous