dental arch n.
The curved composite structure of natural dentition.
The teeth that are supported by the alveolar part of the mandible; inferior dental arch. Also called mandibular dentition.
The teeth that are supported by the alveolar process of the maxillae; superior dental arch. Also called maxillary dentition.
The right lateral missing, the cuspids are erupting in the vault and the dental arch is assuming a V-shape.
The dental arch is different as regards form in man and in apes.
Supernumerary teeth are not confined to these localities, but may be observed at any point in the dental arch (Figs. 60 and 61).
Fig. 52 illustrates fairly well-formed duplicate central incisors, the normal incisors being outside the dental arch.
He smiled tantalisingly; again showing the vacancy in his dental arch.
The dental arch of the upper jaw, was then completely removed in the same manner.