occlusal pressure


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oc·clu·sal pres·sure

any force exerted upon the occlusal surfaces of teeth.
Synonym(s): biting pressure

oc·clu·sal pres·sure

(ŏ-klūzăl preshŭr)
Any force exerted on occlusal surfaces of teeth.
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investigated the effects of occlusal pressure on resin Class V restorations.
Networks of microcracks have been noted near the CEJ when on teeth subjected to cyclic occlusal pressures.
Acrylic resin is added to the shell and then seated onto the preparations under occlusal pressure at the patient's vertical dimension of occlusion.