occlusal rest


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oc·clu·sal rest

a rigid extension of a removable partial denture onto the occlusal surface of a posterior tooth for support of the prosthesis.

occlusal rest

an indent created on the top surface of a posterior tooth to support a removable partial denture. Also called occlusal lug.

oc·clu·sal rest

(ŏ-klūzăl rest)
Rigid extension of removable partial denture onto occlusal surface of a posterior tooth to support prosthesis.
Synonym(s): occlusal stop.
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The effect of occlusal rest size and shape on yield strength.