occlusal form


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oc·clu·sal form

the form of the occlusal surface of a tooth or a row of teeth.
Synonym(s): occlusal pattern
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oc·clu·sal form

(ŏ-klūzăl fōrm)
Form of the occlusal surface of a tooth or a row of teeth.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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For selecting occlusal form for posterior teeth, majority of house officers (85.7%) preferred semi-anatomic and anatomic teeth, but all consultants preferred semi-anatomic teeth and majority of residents (70%) preferred anatomic.
The results of the present study showed that although guidelines for selection of teeth provide a number of variables each of which can be used individually or more preferably in combination with other variables for final teeth selection for denture fabrication, yet the clinicians mostly have very clear preferences for using a specific approach for mold, shape, size, material and occlusal form selection.
RCT comparing posterior occlusal forms for complete dentures.