balancing contact

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bal·anc·ing con·tact

1. the contacts between upper and lower dentures on the balancing or mediotrusive side for the purpose of stabilizing the dentures;
2. the contacts between upper and lower dentures at the opposite side from the working or laterotrusive side (anteroposteriorly or laterally) for the purpose of stabilizing the dentures;
3. the contacts between upper and lower natural or artificial teeth at the opposite side from the working or laterotrusive side.

bal·anc·ing con·tact

(balăns-ing kontakt)
1. Contacts between upper and lower dentures on the balancing or mediotrusive side for the purpose of stabilizing the dentures.
2. Contacts between upper and lower dentures at the opposite side from the working or laterotrusive side (anteroposteriorly or laterally) to purpose stabilize dentures.
3. Contacts between upper and lower natural or artificial teeth at the opposite side from the working or laterotrusive side.

bal·anc·ing con·tact

(balăns-ing kontakt)
1. Contacts between upper and lower dentures on the balancing or mediotrusive side to stabilize dentures.
2. Contacts between upper and lower dentures at the opposite side from the working or laterotrusive side (anteroposteriorly or laterally) to stabilize the dentures.
Synonym(s): balancing occlusal surface.
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