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Introduction: Molar

Description of Molar

Molar: grinding tooth with a broad crown; located behind the premolars.
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Molar: The most posterior teeth on either side of the jaw, totaling eight in the deciduous dentition (2 on each side, upper and lower), and usually 12 in the permanent dentition (three on each side, upper and lower). They are grinding teeth, having large crowns and broad chewing surfaces. (Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p821).
Source: MeSH 2007

Molar: Related Topics

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Molar as an Organ

Molar (organ): The molars are a type of tooth and are a part of...more »

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Hierarchical classifications of Molar

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