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Medical Term:

occlusal disharmony


  1. contacts of opposing occlusal surfaces of teeth that are not in harmony with other tooth contacts and with the anatomic and physiologic control of the mandible;
  2. occlusions that do not coincide with their respective jaw relations.

See Also: deflective occlusal contact

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