intraoral fulcrum

in·tra·o·ral ful·crum

(intră-ōrăl fulkrŭm)
Stabilizing point inside the patient's mouth against a tooth surface.
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The preferred way to position your finger or hand is with the use of an intraoral fulcrum as close to the working area as possible.
The standard intraoral fulcrum was not significantly different in muscle activity when compared to the others.
These findings support Nield-Gehrig's belief that maxillary molar teeth are especially difficult to treat with the standard intraoral fulcrum and often require advanced fulcrums.

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