Basic Terminology

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Marginal Ridge

Marginal Ridge: Linear elevations on the crowns of teeth that form the mesial and distal borders.

Transverse Ridge

Transverse Ridge: The ridge formed when two triangular ridges connect and cross the occlusal surface of a posterior tooth.

Oblique Ridge

Oblique Ridge: A transverse ridge connecting the mesiolingual and distobuccal cusps on maxillary molars.

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