dental articulation

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den·tal ar·tic·u·la·tion

the contact relationship of the occlusal surfaces of the upper and lower teeth when moving into and away from centric occlusion.
Synonym(s): gliding occlusion

dental articulation

The contact relationship between upper and lower teeth when moving against each other or into or out of centric position.
See also: articulation

den·tal ar·ti·cu·la·tion

(dentăl ahr-tikyū-lāshŭn)
Contact relationship of occlusal surfaces of upper and lower teeth when moving into and away from centric occlusion.
Synonym(s): gliding occlusion.