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Dental Articles on Occlusion, Centric Relation, Restorative Dentistry & More
Posted by: Dr. J. Stephen Hoard
Start with a healthy joint, make sure that it's seated properly, in Centric Relation. Then we want all the teeth to come together with equal pressure, and then when the jaw moves at all, just the front teeth touch.
The old saying of dots in the back, lines in the front, but the occlusal equilibration is basically making sure that the teeth hit all in the proper position.
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