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5 Requirements for Occlusal Stability

dental occlusionBy Dr. Glenn DuPont

There is nothing more critical for the practicing dentist than the abilities to both recognize occlusal instability and achieve occlusal stability. The fundamental goal of treatment planning is to achieve a result that will not cause breakdown in the stomatognathic system and to provide long-term stability.

 

In this complimentary whitepaper, Senior Faculty Member, Dr. Glenn DuPont, outlines and explains the the 5 criterion necessary for long-term stability and occlusal stability.

 

A few of these criterion involve:

 

  • Stable contacts
  • Anterior guidance
  • Disclusion

To download this whitepaper, click here.

 

Glenn DuPont, D.D.S. graduated from Emory University School of Dentistry in 1979, and joined the practice of Dr. Peter Dawson and Dr. Reuben “Pete” Roach in St. Petersburg, Florida. Since then he has been learning, practicing and teaching concepts of restorative dentistry. Dr. DuPont is a past president of the Pinellas County Dental Association and a founding member of the Dawson Center. He is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Equilibration Society and is involved with many other study groups and professional organizations. Dr. DuPont has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally.