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Anteroposterior curve

The anatomic curve established by the occlusal alignment of the teeth, as projected onto the median plane, beginning with the…

Anterior reference point

Any point located on the midface that, together with two posterior reference points, establishes a reference plane.

Anterior protected articulation

A form of mutually protected articulation in which the vertical and horizontal overlap of the anterior teeth disengages the posterior…

Anterior programming device

A custommade device placed between the opposing anterior teeth to separate them and eliminate their influence on the naturally programmed…

Anterior nasal spine

Triangular pointed projection at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture. It may serve as a source of autogenous bone…

Anterior loop

Anatomic phenomenon of the mental nerve that is a continuation of an anterior loop beyond the mental foramen. Attention should…

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