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date: 27 September 2021

occlusal contact 

Source:
A Dictionary of Dentistry
Author(s):
Robert IrelandRobert Ireland

The point at which the occluding surfaces of one or more opposing posterior teeth meet. A deflective occlusal contact is a condition in which the tooth contacts divert the mandible from a normal path of closure; it may occur in the natural or artificial dentition. An ... ...

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