trauma from occlusion


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trau·ma from oc·clu·sion

a reversible lesion in the periodontium caused by excessive movement of teeth.
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trau·ma from oc·clu·sion

(trawmă ŏ-klūzhŭn)
Reversible lesion in periodontium caused by excessive movement of teeth.
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The disclusion of posterior teeth during mandibular eccentric movement reduces the posterior teeth contact time and precludes the consequent deleterious outcomes like attrition, fracture of posterior teeth, and periodontal diseases due to trauma from occlusion. Digital occlusal evaluation with T-Scan indicates the increased disclusion time [35] in patients with deficient incisal guidance.

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