buccal

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lying within the mouth

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oriented toward the inside of the cheek

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Ideally, the assistant would position the HVE inlet on the buccal aspect of the teeth that the dentist is working on, with the inlet approximately at a right angle to the occlusal surface of the teeth, or with the inlet slightly occlusal to the occhsal surface and facing the occlusal surface.
The dentist's handpiece will occupy the space along the occlusal and buccal aspects of the right posterior teeth, while the mouth mirror will occupy the lingual aspects of the posterior teeth from the maxillary molar being worked on to the maxillary anterior dentition.
A research group from the Ohio State University in Columbus recruited, from the community, 29 young adults with lip piercing (mean age, 21 years, 8 months; 15 females) and 29 without (mean age, 22 years, 3 months; 15 females) and examined them for gingival recession on the buccal aspect of the mandibular central incisors.