occlusal position


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Related to occlusal position: central occlusion

oc·clu·sal po·si·tion

the relationship of the mandible and maxillae when the jaws are closed and the teeth are in contact; it may or may not coincide with centric occlusion.

oc·clu·sal po·si·tion

(ŏ-klū'zăl pŏ-zish'ŏn)
The relationship of the mandible and maxillae when the jaws are closed and the teeth are in maximum contact; may or may not coincide with centric occlusion.

oc·clu·sal po·si·tion

(ŏ-klū'zăl pŏ-zish'ŏn)
Relationship of mandible and maxillae when jaws are closed and teeth are in contact; may or may not coincide with centric occlusion.
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The occlusal position is established and recorded by either a wax bite, silicon bite or anterior jig with inter occlusal registration (15).