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Tropical Dental Journal - N° 166 - June 2019

N° 166



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Francephoto_auteurOnline supplement - The long journey of occlusal grinding - Dedicated to Francis Hancock Balkwill

C. Mense, O. Hue - France
Published in English in Tropical Dental Journal N° 166 - Volume 42 - Juin 2019 - 


Abstract

In 1912, A. Gysi wrote: “I received from an English colleague, Mr F.H. Balkwill, a work which he had published in June of 1866, nearly 50 years ago… It consists of but 26 small pages with only eight diagrams, but in it one finds already all that which in the course of these last 46 years has had to be found again painfully bit by bit by those who have studied the problem of articulation.”(1) Occlusal grinding is a technical and clinical procedure that is used to modify the morphology of artificial or natural teeth. It aims to equalize occlusal stresses, produce simultaneous occlusal contacts, or harmonize cuspal relationships. This technique was initially created to stabilize removable complete dentures, but it has also been used in other odontologic fields with the same goals: to create functional harmony between oro-facial components ...

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