right and left teeth Permanent teeth:
the distal incisal angle is more rounded than the mesial.
cross-section mid-root reveals a right triangle outline with the hypotenuse is
toward the mesial.
rounded than the mesial incisal angle.
distally, but this is not a consistent finding.
in identification, even in a worn tooth.
relative to a line passing from the labial to the lingual anticipating the
curvature of the dental arch.
toward the side from where the tooth has come.
more convex than the mesial surface.
displaced lingual cups tips are consistent clues for determining right and
to right and left
and left is the lingual cusp tip which is shifted mesially.
marginal developmental groove are consistent clues to right and left.
the mesial surface.
lingual cusp tip is shifted mesially.
larger of the two lingual cusps is to the mesial.
distinguishing right and left easy
make distinguishing right and left easy.
aspect, the two buccal cusps located to the buccal along with the distal cusp
provide identification of the buccal aspect.
and is displaced along the occlusal aspect. These features make possible
identification of right and left.
a distinctive prominence of enamel at the mesiobuccal–a feature shared with
first deciduous molars.
distal, the lingual surface has its height of curvature midway between the
occlusal and the cervical line.
of curvature is at the gingival third–near the cervical line.