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2015) to the G anteophthalmosuchus specimen of Teruel (Spain): they are conical, relatively short and robust, with the labial surface more convex than the lingual surface.
The knife-edged shearing blade was positioned to allow the transmission of force in the occluso-gingival direction parallel to the labial surface and the bracket interface at a crosshead speed of 0.
8: With the mock-up in place, the bur is moved over the labial surface, in parallel lines, until contact with the shank is achieved.
Galvayne's groove extends down the entire length of the labial surface (the surface of the tooth closest to the gums) of the upper corner incisors.
An example of irregular incisor tooth wear and breakage with multiple lingual and labial surface fracture lines, tooth staining, and partially missing crowns is depicted in Figure 1.
Radiographs of nasolabial cysts that have persisted for a prolonged period might demonstrate a depression on the labial surface of the maxilla.
OJ was measured on the study casts with a standard ruler as the horizontal overlap of the most prominent incisor, with cast in occlusion distance from the labial surface of lower central incisor to the incisal edge of the most prominent upper central incisor was recorded.
This design allowed the flap to be displaced mesially so as to cover the denuded labial surface and achieve complete wound closure.
Direct retention is obtained either from the labial surface of the anterior teeth with I bar on the central incisor.
Lin has suggested that placement of the attachment on the labial surface at an acute angle to the dilacerated tooth could cause more bone reduction, thus supporting its placement on the lingual surface [15].
Subjects with active periodontal problems, carious lesion, bro- ken/fractured teeth or restorations, missing anterior tooth, or with restoration covering more than 30% of labial surface of any ante- rior tooth, or exposed dentin.