Tooth Anatomy: Marginal Ridges

Tooth Anatomy: Marginal Ridges

The marginal ridge is a strip of enamel that on anterior (front) teeth is on the tongue facing side, varying in length, and coming together in an almost U of V shape.

 

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On posterior teeth it forms the border of the back and front of the tooth when viewed from the biting surface.  Your floss slides between the marginal ridges of your posterior teeth.

 

 

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