canine guidance


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ca·nine guid·ance

(kā'nīn gī'dăns)
Occlusion in which occlusal contacts of the cuspids cause contacts of posterior teeth to separate in excursive mandibular movements.
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In group B, tooth setup was similar to group A but an overbite of 2 mm and reduced overjet on the canines was incorporated to facilitate canine guidance on eccentric movements.
Peroz6 states differently that mandibular dentures are better stabilized by canine guidance as they are guided towards the center of the ridge during lateral excursion whereas the same dislodges maxillary dentures.
7 The occlusal features were restored and we were able to provide canine guidance at both sides and incisal guidance with posterior disclusion.

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