occlusal disharmony


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oc·clu·sal dis·har·mo·ny

1. contacts of opposing occlusal surfaces of teeth that are not in harmony with other tooth contacts and with the anatomic and physiologic control of the mandible;
See also: deflective occlusal contact.
2. occlusions that do not coincide with their respective jaw relations.
See also: deflective occlusal contact.
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oc·clu·sal dis·har·mo·ny

(ŏ-klūzăl dis-hahrmŏ-nē)
1. Contacts of opposing occlusal surfaces of teeth that are not in harmony with other tooth contacts and with anatomic and physiologic control of mandible.
2. Occlusions that do not coincide with their respective jaw relations.
See also: deflective occlusal contact
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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