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Dental Occlusion

"Dental Occlusion" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Dental Occlusion" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Dental Occlusion" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 39 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2002 and 2008 and 2010 and 2016
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.