occlusion rim

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oc·clu·sion rim

occluding surfaces built on temporary or permanent denture bases for the purpose of making maxillomandibular relation records and for arranging teeth.

occlusion rim

an artificial dental structure with occluding surfaces attached to temporary or permanent denture bases, used for recording the relation of the maxilla to the mandible and for positioning the teeth. Also called bite block.

occlusion rim

The biting surfaces built on denture bases to make maxillomandibular relation records and to arrange teeth. Synonym: bite rim
See also: rim

oc·clu·sion rim

(ŏ-klūzhŭn rim)
1. Occluding surfaces built on temporary or permanent denture bases to make maxillomandibular relation records and for arranging teeth.
2. Baseplate wax fabricated to form a denture base and to support denture teeth during laboratory fabrication of a complete denture.
Synonym(s): bite rim, record rim.
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Occlusal rim was fabricated and Jaw relation was recorded, and the casts were mounted on articulator.
8 Occlusal rim was prepared on the framework and vertical dimension was established.
An acrylic record base with a wax occlusal rim is fabricated on this cast.
The wax occlusal rim was modified to provide proper facial support with a shortened dental arch on the resected side, considering the severity of scar bands posteriorly and absence of bony bed.
Then wax flowed into the space to make an occlusal rim to conform to the patient's neutral zone.
Wax occlusal rims were mounted on for the subsequent recording of vertical dimension of occlusion (VDO) and centric relation (CR).
The occlusal vertical dimension and centric relation of the patient was determined using permanent denture base with wax occlusal rims.
Following casting and finishing, metal base was incorporated in to autopolymerizing acrylic denture base over which occlusal rims were fabricated.
The occlusal rims were fabricated over the frame work to record the jaw relation and articulated on the semiadjustable articulator (Hanau).
Occlusal rims were fabricated on the denture bases with modelling wax, and the maxillomandibular relations were obtained and transferred to a semi-adjustable articulator.