articulating paper


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oc·clud·ing pa·per

an inked paper or ribbon interposed between natural or artificial teeth to determine tooth contacts.
Synonym(s): articulating paper
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articulating paper

Paper coated on one or both sides with a pigment that marks the teeth during dental occlusion. This allows the contact points of the teeth to be demonstrated.

Patient care

It is often used to assess the patient's bite after restorative procedures.

See also: paper
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oc·clud·ing paper

(ŏ-klūding pāpĕr)
Inked paper or ribbon interposed between natural or artificial teeth to determine tooth contacts.
Synonym(s): articulating paper.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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