anterior occlusion

anterior occlusion

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  • occlusion — 1. The act of closing or the state of being closed. 2. In chemistry, the absorption of a gas by a metal or the inclusion of one substance within another (as in a gelatinous precipitate). 3. Any contact between the incising or masticating surfaces …   Medical dictionary

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  • anterior guide — the part of a dental articulator on which the anterior guide pin rests to maintain the vertical dimension of occlusion; it influences the degree of separation of the casts in eccentric relationships …   Medical dictionary

  • Mutually protected occlusion — In dentistry, a mutually protected occlusion is an occlusal scheme in which the anterior teeth protect the posterior teeth, and vice versa. The anterior teeth protect the posterior teeth by providing for a plane of guidance during excursions,… …   Wikipedia

  • edge-to-edge occlusion — end to end occlusion occlusion in which the anterior maxillary and mandibular teeth meet along their incisal edges when the mandible is in centric position. Called also edge to edge bite and end to end bite …   Medical dictionary

  • labial occlusion — the position of an anterior tooth when it is outside (labial to) the line of occlusion …   Medical dictionary