Comprehensive Notes on Occlusion in Dentistry


Occlusion in dentistry refers to the relationship between the upper and lower teeth when the jaws are closed. It involves the interaction of the teeth, temporomandibular joints (TMJ), and surrounding muscles. A thorough understanding of occlusion is essential for dental professionals as it influences the function, stability, and longevity of dental restorations. This comprehensive set of notes aims to delve into the key aspects of occlusion in dentistry.