traumatic occlusion


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trau·ma·to·gen·ic oc·clu·sion

a malocclusion capable of producing injury to the teeth or associated structures.
Synonym(s): traumatic occlusion
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traumatic occlusion

Injury to the tissues that support the teeth because of malocclusion, missing teeth, improper chewing habits, or a pathological condition that causes a person to chew abnormally.
See also: occlusion
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Dental mobility in traumatic occlusion different from the one in periodontitis trough the fact that in occlusion trauma we find 1-2 mobile teeth which have no periodontal pockets.
* Removing the cause which caused the traumatic occlusion;