occlusal disharmony

noun

: a condition in which incorrect positioning of one or more teeth causes an abnormal increase in or change of direction of the force applied to one or more teeth when the upper and lower teeth are occluded

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“Occlusal disharmony.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/occlusal%20disharmony. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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