overclosure


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o·ver·clo·sure

(ō'vĕr-klō'zhūr),
A decrease in occlusal vertical dimension.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

o·ver·clo·sure

(ōvĕr-klōzhŭr)
A decrease in occlusal vertical dimension.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

o·ver·clo·sure

(ōvĕr-klōzhŭr)
Decrease in occlusal vertical dimension.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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A finite sliding, surface-to-surface contact with contact overclosure removal, was used as the contact properties.
Due to mandibular overclosure the maxillary central incisors came into contact with the floor of mouth.
The completely edentulous patients who were being treated to provide replacement complete den-tures for the reasons that they had poor denture retention, poor stability, overclosure, excessive wear of artificial teeth and repeated fractures.