occlusal equilibration


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oc·clu·sal e·quil·i·bra·tion

(ŏ-klū'zăl ē-kwil'i-brā'shŭn)
The modification of occlusal forms of teeth by grinding with the intent of equalizing occlusal stress, or of producing simultaneous occlusal contacts, or of harmonizing cuspal relations.

equilibration

(e-kwil?i-bra'shun)
The modification of masticatory forces or occlusal surfaces of teeth to produce simultaneous occlusal contacts between upper and lower teeth, and to equalize the stress of occlusal forces of the supporting tissues of the teeth. Synonym: occlusal equilibration

occlusal equilibration

Equilibration.

oc·clu·sal e·quil·i·bra·tion

(ŏ-klū'zăl ē-kwil'i-brā'shŭn)
Modification of occlusal forms of teeth by grinding to equalize occlusal stress, or of producing simultaneous occlusal contacts, or of harmonizing cuspal relations.
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