occlusal surface of tooth

oc·clu·sal sur·face of tooth

[TA]
1. the surface of a tooth that occludes with or contacts an opposing surface of a tooth in the opposing jaw;
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oc·clu·sal sur·face of tooth

(ŏ-klūzăl sŭrfăs tūth) [TA]
1. Tooth surface that occludes with or contacts an opposing tooth surface in opposing jaw.
2. Synonym(s): denture occlusal surface.
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The occlusal surface of tooth is more susceptible to dental caries and reliable detection of occlusal caries is a challenging task.