occlusal harmony


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oc·clu·sal har·mo·ny

occlusion without deflective or interceptive occlusal contacts in centric jaw relation as well as eccentric movements.
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oc·clu·sal har·mo·ny

(ŏ-klūzăl hahrmŏ-nē)
Occlusion without deflective or interceptive occlusal contacts in centric jaw relation as well as eccentric movements.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Dental team including a pedodontist and oral surgeon should plan a regular follow-up procedure and the consecutive prosthetic rehabilitation aiming to achieve a better occlusal harmony.
The functionally generated path (FGP) is a static representation of the opposing cusp's dynamic movement from a centric position to eccentric positions to achieve optimal articulation and occlusal harmony. The FGP technique is normally used in the fabrication of maxillary posterior restorations with bilateral group function occlusion while eliminating the nonworking side and protrusive interferences.
Identifying a case of asymptomatic developmental anomaly like fusion is essential as it affects esthetics, arch symmetry, and occlusal harmony. The complex morphology of fused teeth could predispose it to dental caries and periodontal diseases and may sometimes compromise pulp vitality.