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ar·tic·u·la·tor

 (är-tĭk′yə-lā′tər)
n.
1. One that articulates: an articulator of the students' concerns.
2. One of the organs of speech, such as the lips or tongue.

articulator

(ɑːˈtɪkjʊˌleɪtə)
n
1. a person or thing that articulates
2. (Phonetics & Phonology) phonetics any vocal organ that takes part in the production of a speech sound. Such organs are of two types: those that can move, such as the tongue, lips, etc (active articulators), and those that remain fixed, such as the teeth, the hard palate, etc (passive articulators)
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.articulator - someone who pronounces words
communicator - a person who communicates with others
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
subvocaliser, subvocalizer - someone who articulates speech without uttering sounds
2.articulator - a movable speech organarticulator - a movable speech organ    
jawbone, jowl, lower jaw, lower jawbone, mandible, mandibula, mandibular bone, submaxilla - the jaw in vertebrates that is hinged to open the mouth
glossa, lingua, tongue, clapper - a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
organ of speech, speech organ, vocal organ - any of the organs involved in speech production
lip - either of two fleshy folds of tissue that surround the mouth and play a role in speaking
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It addresses when occlusal adjustment is necessary, how it is performed, how long night guards should be used and when, whether they should be maxillary or mandibular, how the Bennett movement functions, whether occlusal interference or prematurity always causes temporomandibular joint disorder, whether occlusion should be modified after using night guards, the occlusal position for casts in an articulator, the steps of oral rehabilitation, the symptoms of temporomandibular joint disorder, verifying the correct vertical dimension and increasing or decreasing it, indications for orthognathic surgery, and whether the occlusion of natural teeth and implants are adjusted the same way.
Facebow transfer was done using Hanau Spring Bow and was transferred to the Hanau Wide Vue articulator.
Face-bows were developed to enable the opening and closing axis of the articulator to be similar to that of the patients' dental arches with the skull.
A first explanation for this Romance profusion of demonstratives is partially in the history of Latin conjunction (Cj): most conjunctions were monosyllabic and disappeared, being their function of inter-clausal articulator assumed by conjunctive phrases containing demonstratives.