physiological occlusion

physiological occlusion

1 a closure of the teeth that complements and enhances the functions of the masticatory system.
2 a closure of the teeth that produces no pathological effects on the stomatognathic system, normally dissipating the stresses placed on the teeth and creating a balance between the stresses and the adaptive capacity of the supporting tissues.
3 an acceptable occlusion in a healthy gnathic system.
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