"Dental Occlusion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
The relationship of all the components of the masticatory system in normal function. It has special reference to the position and contact of the maxillary and mandibular teeth for the highest efficiency during the excursive movements of the jaw that are essential for mastication. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p556, p472)
- Dental Occlusion
- Occlusion, Dental
- Dental Occlusions
- Occlusions, Dental
- Occlusal Plane
- Occlusal Planes
- Plane, Occlusal
- Planes, Occlusal
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