protrusive position


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pro·tru·sive po·si·tion

a forward position of the mandible produced by muscular effort.
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pro·tru·sive po·si·tion

(prō-trūsiv pŏ-zishŭn)
Forward position of mandible produced by muscular effort.
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The anterior teeth have no contact at the central occlusion, the bilateral posterior teeth have uniform contact, and the posterior teeth have no contact at the protrusive position. This occlusion contact was completely replicated during subsequent treatment (Figures 4(b), 7(b), and 8(a)).
Occlusion of these patients was checked and adjusted before delivery of the denture sequentially in centric, lateral and in protrusive positions. Any disparity in complete denture fabrication was addressed and repeated until satisfactory clinical quality of the denture was assured.