occlusal

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oc·clu·sal

 (ə-klo͞o′zəl, -səl)
adj.
Of or relating to occlusions of the teeth, especially the chewing or biting surfaces: occlusal wear.

oc•clu•sal

(əˈklu səl, -zəl)
adj.
1. pertaining to the occlusion of the teeth.
2. designating or pertaining to the surface of a tooth that meets the surface of an opposing tooth in occlusion.
[1895–1900]
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Dental and skeletal contributions to occlusal correction in patients treated with the high-pull headgear-activator combination.
It is worth emphasizing that a simple occlusal correction is not indicated as therapy for bruxism as instituting coadjutant therapies is necessary.
Rugh, "Effects of major Class II occlusal corrections on temporomandibular signs and symptoms," Journal of Orofacial Pain, vol.