Tag Archives: occlusion

Abfraction causes

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Abfraction causes or NCCL causes The cause of an abfraction, more properly known as non-carious cervical lesion (NCCL),  is debatable.  Abfraction by definition is related to occlusal stress.  Although many use the terms interchangeably, I will use NCCL to describe the lesions except where occlusal stress is believed or reported to be the cause.  NCCLs […]

Allergies and impact on occlusion

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Allergic rhinitis and occlusal issues Chronic mouth breathing in youth will cause permanent changes in facial bone structure as the body adapts to this breathing habit.  Children with allergies often are congested and forced to breathe through their mouths more.  A new study found several interesting changes due to allergies and the resulting mouth breathing […]

Occlusion Implant Dentures

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Occlusion of implant dentures or full arch bridges Occlusion of implant dentures is fairly straight forward with some variance on what is acceptable but not nearly as dogmatic as dentures and natural teeth. <–12th post  13th in a series of 17 on topic  Next post–> Occlusion of implant dentures depends on what the prosthesis is […]