occlusion rim

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oc·clu·sion rim

occluding surfaces built on temporary or permanent denture bases for the purpose of making maxillomandibular relation records and for arranging teeth.

occlusion rim

an artificial dental structure with occluding surfaces attached to temporary or permanent denture bases, used for recording the relation of the maxilla to the mandible and for positioning the teeth. Also called bite block.

occlusion rim

The biting surfaces built on denture bases to make maxillomandibular relation records and to arrange teeth. Synonym: bite rim
See also: rim

oc·clu·sion rim

(ŏ-klūzhŭn rim)
1. Occluding surfaces built on temporary or permanent denture bases to make maxillomandibular relation records and for arranging teeth.
2. Baseplate wax fabricated to form a denture base and to support denture teeth during laboratory fabrication of a complete denture.
Synonym(s): bite rim, record rim.