occlusal imbalance

oc·clu·sal im·bal·ance

an inharmonious relationship between the teeth of the maxilla and mandible during closing or functional movements of the jaw.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

oc·clu·sal im·bal·ance

(ŏ-klū'zăl im-bal'ăns)
An inharmonious relationship between the teeth of the maxilla and mandible during closing or functional movements of the jaw.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

oc·clu·sal im·bal·ance

(ŏ-klū'zăl im-bal'ăns)
Inharmonious relationship between the teeth of the maxilla and mandible during closing or functional movements of the jaw.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Occlusal splints, in fact, realign the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), thereby reducing occlusal imbalance (14), thus playing a role in motor activity and sports performances (19, 29).
Occlusal imbalance may be one of the key factors, which may precipitate or may act as a precursor for TMJ disorders.
a) Pain on eating in presence of occlusal imbalance is because of anterior or posterior prematurity, incisal locking, or lack of balanced articulation.