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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5 Hemley described the VSC as mesial tipping of the posterior teeth and distal tipping of the lower canine with the two premolars locked below the line of occlusion.
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1 In 1890 Ferdinand Graf Von Spee2 defined a line of occlusion by using skulls with abraded teeth which is now termed as curve of Spee (COS).