face bow

face bow

A caliper-like device attached to the teeth or occlusal rim, which is used to document the positional relationship between the maxillary arch and temporomandibular joint, and orient dental casts to the opening (hinge axis) of the jaw, transferring it to an articulator.
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Today Soleimanpour, the Iranian ambassador of Argentina at the time of the attack, was due to face Bow Street magistrates court in London.