There is a large space between the outer incisors and the front grinders.
"Little Masterpieces of Science:" by Various
Sometimes both the lateral incisors are absent and the middle ones are of excessive size, a peculiarity which recalls the incisors of rodents.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
The click of Mr. Jonas's incisors upon incisors chopped the air.
"The House of Fulfilment" by George Madden Martin
But the Carthaginian slightly curled her upper lip, revealing only her little white incisors.
"The Scarlet Banner" by Felix Dahn
The two lateral incisors will also have given place to permanents.
"The Pig" by Sanders Spencer
The front surface of the incisors has a broad, shallow groove.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
The incisor line is curved, the outer teeth being placed posteriorly to the others: lower incisors inclined forwards.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 4" by Various
The incisors are large and chisel shaped, for cutting roots.
"Science of Trapping" by Elmer Harry Kreps
The front teeth are small, sharp, and chisel-edged, and are well adapted for cutting purposes; hence their name incisors.
"A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene" by Joseph Chrisman Hutchison
The incisor is compressed laterally, more so than in any Recent heteromyid.
"A New Species of Heteromyid Rodent from the Middle Oligocene of Northeast Colorado with Remarks on the Skull" by Edwin C. Galbreath
Even though they weigh more than 100 pounds and have incisors the size of golf tees, capybaras are docile herbivores.
Sure, the Talbot's-clad mom at the next table is sporting a diamond the size of your incisor.
Those little slivers of trivia get trapped in Will Pearson's brain like shreds of spinach wedged between his incisors.
Perhaps one reason that we see so many aesthetic treatments of maxillary incisors and so few treatments of mandibular incisors is that most of us simply dislike treating these tiny teeth with their odd rootcrown transition.
1 Both anatomically and in a dental patient's perception, the maxillary central incisors are front and center in a smile.
An extra tooth between the incisors could be forming behind the scenes, keeping them apart.
If a labial frenulum, tissue that attaches the middle of the upper lip to the gum, passes between the incisors, it can keep them from closing.
They appeared in January—swarms of mantis-like creatures with serrated incisors and onion-bulb-shaped heads.
Forcing my top lip over my incisors, I walk under the chic Steakhouse Sixty8 sign and into the airy angles of the newly opened establishment, ready to empower my inner animal in a way that only a steakhouse allows.
The only teeth are upper incisors.