A common name for either the maxilla or the mandible. Currently there are no terms listed alphabetically under this letter. You can use the search function at the top of this page to find information that may exist in other locations on ADA.org.
The bones below the mouth (the mandible) and the bone above the mouth just above the mouth (the maxilla). The word jaw comes from the Anglo-Saxon ceowan meaning to chew. See the entire definition of Jaw
Refers to the part of the cushion that curves in to form the pocket opening. Usefulness: N/A(0 ratings) by wickedwillie () Rate It! this definition is ... useful somewhat useful incorrect spam / offensive