OCLS 223   Fundamentals of Occlusion

Cr: 1  (1 Lec.)  Prerequisite DANT 222

This course covers the definitions of basic terms of occlusion, muscles of mastication and mandibular movements, laws of articulation, anterior and posterior occlusal determinants as well as requirements of ideal occlusion are also described. Anatomy and disorders of TMJ, clinical occlusal analysis, surface tooth loss and its implications in addition to static and dynamic occlusion, occlusion in prosthodontics and its problems will be discussed in details.