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Synonyms for contact


get or be in touch with


Synonyms for contact

a coming together so as to be touching

a situation allowing exchange of ideas or messages

an acquaintance who is in a position to help

to bring into or make contact with


to succeed in communicating with


Synonyms for contact

close interaction

the act of touching physically

the state or condition of touching or of being in immediate proximity

a person who is in a position to give you special assistance


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a channel for communication between groups

(electronics) a junction where things (as two electrical conductors) touch or are in physical contact

a communicative interaction


a thin curved glass or plastic lens designed to fit over the cornea in order to correct vision or to deliver medication

be in or establish communication with

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Carbon paper has traditionally been used to determine occlusal contact points, however other studies have shown that this material can lead to false-positive results due to the influence of factors such as salivation and occlusal morphologyl (32).
Relationship between balancing-side occlusal contact patterns and temporomandibular joint sounds in humans: proposition of the concept of balancing-side protection.
Also, without a firm occlusal contact, the opposing tooth that occludes into the abutment tooth may extrude into the abutment tooth and the abutment may also extrude into the opposing tooth.
In the present study it was found that open-bite was statistically correlated with accumulation of calculus in children, and children with erupting teeth, without occlusal contact, had a higher occurrence of calculus but this was not significant.
Based on assumption that maximum occlusal forces are generated and their redistribution is determined by the character of occlusal contacts in central occlusion, numerical experiments were performed with the created model's dental arches set into central occlusion position.
They should provide full occlusal contact and distribute the biting forces over the maximum area of tooth surface (Mulligan, 1983; O'Donnel, Yen & Robinson, 1985).
Changes in occlusal force and occlusal contact area after active Orthodontic treatment: a pilot study using pressure-sensitive sheets.
Concerning cranial inclination, in 1979 Rocabado suggested the possibility of the mandible contralateral shifting to the head and neck inclination side as a compensatory effect, thus producing an occlusal contact of greater strength.
For the technique used in this case report, has salient features as static coordinated occlusal contact of the maximum number of teeth to be present when the mandible is in centric relation.
However, today it is possible to precisely measure the relative force of each occlusal contact, the timing of the oc- clusal contacts and specific muscle contraction levels, all simul- taneously.
Reduced masticatory function is also related to smaller occlusal contact area.
The inclusion criteria were physically healthy patients, posterior maxillary or mandibular teeth, prolonged pain to cold, normal periapical radiographic appearance, presence of an opposing tooth (or teeth) with normal occlusal contact with the opposing tooth (or teeth).
In single tooth implant cases, immediate restoration with or without occlusal contact have been advocated according to some studies.
Before the acrylic had set, the stent and temporary bridge were removed, all excess was properly trimmed, and embrasures opened and then balanced occlusion verified with no premature occlusal contact.
The bite-plane effect might be useful for correcting the molar scissors-bite because it helps the palatal inclined movement of the upper molar by reducing occlusal contact between the upper and lower molars.