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centric

[′sen·trik]
(anatomy)
Having all teeth of both jaws meet normally with perfect distribution of forces in the dental arch.
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The individual has to be with relaxed and asymptomatic muscles to reach the proper position of centric relation (Dupas, Picart, & Graux, 1990).
This is explained by the incorrect position of the mandible in the centric relation, caused by ineffective or nonexistent muscle relaxation, leading to inadequate technical maneuvers of the mandibular.
As it hinges the mandible will usually slip up into centric relation automatically if no pressure is applied.
Once the jaw starts hinging freely and the condyles seem to be fully seated up in their fossae the centric relation position must be verified.
Within the limitations of this study, it can be concluded that there were no significant condyle/ mandibular fossa relationship discrepancies between the centric relation and the maximum intercuspation positions in asymptomatic patients with practically intact dentitions, using cone-beam computed tomography.
A three-dimensional comparison of condylar position changes between centric relation and centric occlusion using the mandibular position indicator.
The use of deprogramming appliance to obtain centric relation records.
After the walls were created, a triangular space remained between the centric relation contact of the incisal pin and the top of the wall.
This resulted in a molded surface that is one continuous concavity from the area where the incisal pin contacted in centric relation through all eccentric movements.
This requires a Facebow record to orient the maxillary cast to the opening and closing axis of the articulator and a set of interocclusal records, one the centric relation record and the other the protrusive and laterotrusive records which are used to transfer the mandibular cast to the articulator and adjust the lateral and horizontal condylar guidances.
Basic function of a splint is referred to as muscle deprogrammer and it helps the condyle in returning to their centric relation position.
We can thus see how this occlusion is mutually protective--the posterior teeth protect the anterior teeth at centric relation, while incisors protect the canine and posteriors in protrusion while canines protect the incisors and posterior teeth during lateral excursive movements.