interocclusal

(redirected from interocclusal contacts)

in·ter·oc·clu·sal

(in'tĕr-ŏ-klū'săl),
Between the occlusal surfaces of opposing teeth.

interocclusal

/in·ter·oc·clu·sal/ (in″ter-ah-kloo´z'l) situated between the occlusal surfaces of opposing teeth in the two dental arches.

in·ter·oc·clu·sal

(in'tĕr-ŏ-klū'zăl)
Between occlusal surfaces of opposing teeth.

interocclusal (in´tərəkloo´səl),

adj between the occlusal surfaces of the maxillary and mandibular teeth.
interocclusal clearance,
interocclusal contacts,
n tooth contact between maxillary and mandibular teeth in closure.
interocclusal distance,
n the distance between the maxillary and mandibular teeth when the mandible is in the rest position or other defined position of the mandible to maxillary. See also distance, interocclusal.
interocclusal gap,
interocclusal record,
interocclusal rest space,
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One of the possible contributing factors for tooth wear can also be periodontal diseases which can alter tooth mobility therefore changing the interocclusal contacts.