occlusal force


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oc·clu·sal force

the result of muscular force applied on opposing teeth.

oc·clu·sal force

(ŏ-klū'zăl fōrs)
The result of muscular force applied on opposing teeth.

oc·clu·sal force

(ŏ-klū'zăl fōrs)
Result of muscular force applied on opposing teeth.
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The occlusal force gauge used in this study, the Gnathodynamometer that provide safe, accurate, and comfortable MBF recording.
In simple terms, if the occlusal forces in maximum intercuspation are unevenly distributed around the arch, tooth movement will most likely occur.
Finite element analysis of the possible mechanism of cervical lesion formation by occlusal force.
A study on the measurement of occlusal force and masticatory efficiency in school age Japanese Children.
Talon cusp may also cause minor problems such as speech disturbances, accidental cuspal fracture, tongue irritation and periodontal problems due to extreme occlusal forces.
When the Cusp of maxillary tooth overhanging the distal surface of mandibular tooth, in such case maxillary tooth is forced distally by occlusal forces and bolus of the food, destroying the mesial proximal contact and favours food impaction.
The maximum occlusal force has been reported in the literature to vary widely.
This concept is designed to reduce occlusal force on implant prostheses and thus to protect implants.
Using T-scan and EMG, the tooth contact sequence, changing occlusal forces, and fluctuating muscle activity levels of the temporalis and masseter muscle were recorded from an intercuspation followed by excursive movements till the muscle shutdown occurred.
7) These compensatory positions of teeth can create occlusal alterations, seen as an accentuated curve of Wilson, interference in excursive movements, and a poor distribution of occlusal forces along the longitudinal axis of the tooth, (5) that in the long run can become a risk factor and trigger periodontal alterations, such as gingival recessions and loss of vestibular bone height.
Occlusal trauma has been defined as 'injury to the periodontium resulting from occlusal forces which exceed the reparative capacity of the attachment apparatus': i.
Effect of occlusal forces over periodontium analyzed through finite elements