Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.
a space existing on the occlusal aspect of the interproximal contact areas between adjacent posterior teeth.
The embrasure marked by the marginal ridge on the distal side of one tooth and that on the mesial side of the adjacent tooth, and the contact points.
See also: embrasure
oc·clu·sal em·bra·sure(ŏ-klūzăl em-brāshŭr)
Space existing on occlusal aspect of interproximal contact areas between adjacent posterior teeth.