incisal guide


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in·ci·sal guide

in dentistry, that part of an articulator on which the anterior guide pin rests to maintain the vertical dimension of occlusion and the incisal guide angle as established by the incisal guidance; may be adjustable, with a changeable superior surface that may be changed to provide variations in the incisal guide angle, or customized, being individually formed in plastic to allow other than straight line incisal guidance in eccentric movements.
Synonym(s): anterior guide
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

in·ci·sal guide

(in-sīzăl gīd)
In dentistry, that part of an articulator on which the anterior guide pin rests to maintain the vertical dimension of occlusion and the incisal guide angle as established by the incisal guidance.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

in·ci·sal guide

(in-sīzăl gīd)
In dentistry, that part of an articulator on which anterior guide pin rests to maintain vertical dimension of occlusion and incisal guide angle as established by the incisal guidance; may be adjustable, with a changeable superior surface that may be changed to provide variations in the incisal guide angle, or customized, being individually formed in plastic to allow other than straight line incisal guidance in eccentric movements.
Synonym(s): anterior guide.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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