occlusal contouring


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occlusal contouring

the modification by grinding of occlusal tooth irregularities, such as uneven marginal ridges and extruded or malpositioned teeth. See also bite.

oc·clu·sal con·tour·ing

(ŏ-klūzăl kontūr-ing)
Shaping occlusal surface of tooth or of dental restoration to facilitate function.
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