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Synonyms for occlusion

closure or blockage (as of a blood vessel)

(meteorology) a composite front when colder air surrounds a mass of warm air and forces it aloft

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(dentistry) the normal spatial relation of the teeth when the jaws are closed

the act of blocking

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The crown angulations and inclinations in Dravidian population with normal occlusion. Indian J Dent Res 2012; 23:53-8.
Facial height in Japanese-Brazilian descendants with normal occlusion. Dent Press J Orthod.
TPS graphical analysis applied to PA cephalograms revealed shape differences in the craniofacial configuration of subjects with mesofacial type when compared with dolichofacial subjects with normal occlusion in the mixed dentition (Figure 4).
Evaluation of distances between the mandibular teeth and the alveolar process in Brazilians with normal occlusion. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop.
In this study, we have produced a comprehensive set of tooth width ratios for a group of Bangkok residents with normal occlusion.
A new concept of mandibular dental arch forms with normal occlusion // American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.--2008.--Vol.
Specialist Tutt gives clear directions backed up by clinical photographs and diagnostic imagery to describe tooth development in small animals, methods of clinical examination, equipment needed for s veterinary dental operating room, radiography, exodontics, jaw fracture repair, oral surgeries, suture materials, restoration, endodonic therapy, malocclusion and normal occlusion, pain management, and cases to refer to your local veterinary specialist.
A history of breast-feeding was positively associated with a longer breast-feeding time period (p = 0.00), less bottle use (p = 0.02) and normal occlusion (p = 0.004).
Inspection of the patient's dentition revealed normal occlusion and no evidence of abnormal wear.
The sample selection was limited by the inclusion criteria of normal facial proportions, normal occlusion and esthetic profile along with the risk of radiation exposure.
An appropriate PMC was chosen according to the tooth location and size after preparation, and normal occlusion was achieved.
The patient had normal occlusion postoperatively with no pain.
The objective of surgical treatment of mandible fractures to restore normal occlusion, provided stability that can support fracture healing and allows normal eating and drinking simultaneously (Siddiqui et al., 2012).
Group1 had 150 subjects with normal occlusion, while Group 2 had 234 with malocclusion.
Normal occlusion in primary teeth has the following characteristics: spacing between anterior teeth, primate spaces, low overjet and overbite, flush terminal plane molar relation, and ovoid arch form [3, 4].