line of occlusion


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line of oc·clu·sion

the alignment of the occluding surfaces of the teeth in the horizontal plane.
See also: occlusal plane.

line of oc·clu·sion

(līn ŏ-klūzhŭn)
Alignment of occluding surfaces of teeth in horizontal plane.
See also: occlusal plane
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Growth of orofacial structures, eruption of various teeth, and development of neuro-muscular system strongly affect line of occlusion and curve of Spee.
Ferdinand Graf Von Spee1 found in the dentition of other mammals and fossil humans,2a line of occlusion, which was termed as curve of Spee and was described in humans in the late 19th century.