intercuspation


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in·ter·cus·pa·tion

(in'tĕr-kŭs-pā'shŭn),
1. The cusp-to-fossa relationship of the maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
2. The interlocking or fitting together of the cusps of opposing teeth. Synonym(s): interdigitation (4)
Synonym(s): intercusping

in·ter·cus·pa·tion

(in'tĕr-kŭs-pā'shŭn)
1. The cusp-to-fossa relation of the maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
2. The interlocking or fitting together of the cusps of opposing teeth.
Synonym(s): interdigitation (4) .

in·ter·cus·pa·tion

(in'tĕr-kŭs-pā'shŭn)
1. Cusp-to-fossa relationship of maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
2. Interlocking or fitting together of cusps of opposing teeth.
Synonym(s): interdigitation.

intercuspation (in´turkuspā´shən),

n the cusp-to-fossa relationship of the maxillary and mandibular posterior teeth to each other.
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Attention was given to the Phase II facets because these are created at the greatest point of intercuspation and, therefore, should provide the most inclusive representation of the diet.
All patients were informed to bite until the maximum intercuspation was achieved and their lips in a relaxed position during the capture.
Therefore, leveling COS during orthodontic treatment is recommended for good intercuspation.
To detect such interferences, occlusal devices that promote muscle reprogramming are useful, because they allow you to check dental contact without adapted mandibular deviations to achieve the maximum habitual intercuspation (Zuccolotto et al.
The Lucia jig not only eliminates any type of occlusal interference that may cause mandibular deviation of the centric relation (CR) for maximum habitual intercuspation (MHI) but also reduces the effect of muscular hyperactivity.
A low or medium viscosity polyether material is injected in the perforations and the patient is instructed to bite in maximum intercuspation until the full setting.
The dentist then scans the opposing arch and then the buccal occlusal surfaces with the patient in maximal intercuspation (Figure 10).
The SP does not coincide with maximally obtainable intercuspation, and it has been argued that the discrepancy between intercuspal position (ICP) and SP may induce physical strain in muscles and joints.
Molar and canine relationship and dental midlines coincidence or non coincidence was recorded from the study casts when these were in maximum intercuspation.
The possibility of maxillary growth influencing mandibular growth and vice versa by occlusal intercuspation has been described.
In simple terms, if the occlusal forces in maximum intercuspation are unevenly distributed around the arch, tooth movement will most likely occur.
Lack of occlusal stability (problems of intercuspation or posterior support) was consistently related to marginal association values, as well as to SSTMDs (OR: 1.