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CONTACTS ANDCONTOURdr shabeel pn
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Definitions
Pr 
oximal contact a
ea:it denotes the a
ea of p
oximal height of contou
 of mesial o
distal su
face of the tooth that touches its adjacent toothin the same a
ch.Contou
s:the ve
tical cu
vatu
es on the facial and lingual su
faces.Contou
s of ante
io
teeth a
e p
esent in ce
vical thi
d and that of poste
io
s is p
esent on middle thi
d.
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A
cco
ding to the gene
al shape of contou
s and contacts teethcan be divided into th
ee types
1)tape
ing teeth ±in an inciso ±apical di
ection contacts of tape
ed teeth ,
eg-max. cent
al and late
al inciso
s sta
t incisally nea
the incisaledges.
2)squa
e type-This type of tooth is bulky and angula
, with little
ounded contou
s . Since the
e is little ce
vical const
iction , thei
 p
oximal su
faces a
e almost devoid of cu
ves
3)ovoid type-This type of tooth is t
anstional type betweentape
ing and squa
e types. Its su
faces a
e p
ima
ily convex
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