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Vertical Dimension (Occlusion Vertical Dimension) Summary

Description: The length of the face determined by the distance of separation of jaws. Occlusal vertical dimension (OVD or VDO) or contact vertical dimension is the lower face height with the teeth in centric occlusion. Rest vertical dimension (VDR) is the lower face height measured from a chin point to a point just below the nose, with the mandible in rest position. (From Jablonski, Dictionary of Dentistry, 1992, p250)

Also Known As: Occlusion Vertical Dimension; Vertical Dimension at Rest; Vertical Dimension of Occlusion; Dimension, Rest Vertical; Dimension, Vertical Show All >>

Networked: 243 relevant articles (12 outcomes, 29 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Vertical Dimension is Relevant

  1. Malocclusion (Crossbite) : 3 outcomes 8 studies in 34 results
  2. Bites and Stings (Sting) : 2 outcomes 8 studies in 45 results
  3. Pain (Aches) : 1 outcome 2 studies in 15 results
  4. Obstructive Sleep Apnea : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
  5. Inflammation : 1 outcome 1 study in 2 results
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Drugs Related to Vertical Dimension

  1. onabotulinumtoxinA (Botox)
  2. Adenosine Triphosphatases (ATPase)
  3. Myosin Heavy Chains (Myosin Heavy Chain)
  4. Myosin Light Chains (Myosin Essential Light Chain)
  5. Tropomyosin
  6. Sodium
  7. Myosins (Myosin)
  8. polyacrylamide
  9. Dental Implants (Dental Implant)
  10. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
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Therapies Related to Vertical Dimension

  1. Prostheses and Implants (Prosthesis)
  2. Complete Denture (Dentures, Complete)
  3. Orthognathic Surgery
  4. Occlusal Splints
  5. Anesthesia
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