functional occlusal harmony


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func·tion·al oc·clu·sal har·mo·ny

such occlusal relationship of opposing teeth in all functional ranges and movements as will provide the greatest masticatory efficiency without causing undue strain or trauma on the supporting tissues, teeth, and muscles.

functional occlusal harmony,

a biting relationship of opposing teeth in all ranges and movements that provides maximum chewing efficiency without pathogenic force on the supporting oral structures, muscles of mastication, and temporomandibular joints.

func·tion·al oc·clu·sal har·mo·ny

(fŭngkshŭn-ăl ŏ-klūzăl hahrmŏ-nē)
Relationship of opposing teeth in all functional ranges and movements as will provide the greatest masticatory efficiency without causing undue strain or trauma on the supporting tissues, teeth, and muscles.

func·tion·al oc·clu·sal har·mo·ny

(fŭngkshŭn-ăl ŏ-klūzăl hahrmŏ-nē)
Occlusal relationship of opposing teeth in all functional ranges and movements as will provide the greatest masticatory efficiency without causing undue strain or trauma on the supporting tissues, teeth, and muscles.
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