occlusal disharmony


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occlusal disharmony

[ə′klüs·əl dis′här·mə·nē]
(medicine)
Increased or maldirected occlusal force on individual teeth or groups of teeth causing a malposition or functional aberration.
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IO may lead to food packing, over-eruption of teeth in the opposing arch and subsequent occlusal disharmony and restorative problems.
The degree of occlusal disharmony does not seem to be a good predictor for the severity of the dysfunction.
Minor occlusal disharmony is corrected by selective grinding.