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Dental Occlusion Summary

Description: 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)

Also Known As: Occlusion, Dental; Dental Occlusions; Guidance, Canine; Guidance, Occlusal; Occlusal Guidances; Occlusal Planes; Occlusions, Dental; Plane, Occlusal; Planes, Occlusal; Canine Guidance; Occlusal Guidance; Occlusal Plane

Networked: 381 relevant articles (17 outcomes, 34 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Dental Occlusion is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 4 outcomes 2 studies in 27 results
  2. Facial Asymmetry (Hemifacial Microsomia) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 22 results
  3. Open Bite (Openbite) : 3 outcomes 2 studies in 25 results
  4. Headache (Headaches) : 2 outcomes 1 study in 9 results
  5. Malocclusion (Crossbite) : 1 outcome 11 studies in 76 results
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Drugs Related to Dental Occlusion

  1. Plastics
  2. Congenital Talipes Equinovarus
  3. Carbon Monoxide
  4. Fibroblast Growth Factor 2 (Basic Fibroblast Growth Factor)
  5. Titanium
  6. Gold
  7. Cosmetics
  8. Complement System Proteins (Complement)
  9. Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia
  10. XXY syndrome
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Therapies Related to Dental Occlusion

  1. Occlusal Splints
  2. Orthognathic Surgery
  3. Distraction Osteogenesis
  4. Splints
  5. Tracheostomy
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