overclosure


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o·ver·clo·sure

(ō'vĕr-klō'zhūr),
A decrease in occlusal vertical dimension.

o·ver·clo·sure

(ōvĕr-klōzhŭr)
A decrease in occlusal vertical dimension.

o·ver·clo·sure

(ōvĕr-klōzhŭr)
Decrease in occlusal vertical dimension.
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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.
Often moisture forms in the deep folds at the commissures secondary to this overclosure of the mouth.