functional occlusal harmony


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func·tion·al oc·clu·sal har·mo·ny

such occlusal relationship of opposing teeth in all functional ranges and movements as will provide the greatest masticatory efficiency without causing undue strain or trauma on the supporting tissues, teeth, and muscles.
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func·tion·al oc·clu·sal har·mo·ny

(fŭngkshŭn-ăl ŏ-klūzăl hahrmŏ-nē)
Relationship of opposing teeth in all functional ranges and movements as will provide the greatest masticatory efficiency without causing undue strain or trauma on the supporting tissues, teeth, and muscles.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

func·tion·al oc·clu·sal har·mo·ny

(fŭngkshŭn-ăl ŏ-klūzăl hahrmŏ-nē)
Occlusal relationship of opposing teeth in all functional ranges and movements as will provide the greatest masticatory efficiency without causing undue strain or trauma on the supporting tissues, teeth, and muscles.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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