occlusal prematurity

oc·clu·sal pre·ma·tur·i·ty

(ŏ-klūzăl prēmă-chŭri-tē)
Any contact of opposing teeth that occurs before the desirable intercuspation.
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Occlusal prematurity also influences denture fracture.
In the present study, it was found that in 72.84% of complete denture, occlusal prematurity was present.