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1

list the occlusion arches

1. intra-arch alignment
2. interarch alignment

2

within the same arch is called?

intra-arch alignment

3

with the opposing arch is called?

interarch alignment

4

how the teeth in the maxillary or the mandibular relate to one another is the description of what arch?

intra-arch alignment

5

how maxillary and mandibular relate to one another is the description of what arch?

interarch alignment

6

contact areas and the tooth form are part of what arch?

intra-arch alignment

7

embrasures are part of what arch?

intra-arch alignment

8

what are the two embrasures?

1. gingival embrasures (below the contact)
2. occlusal embrasure (above the contact area)

9

relationships created parallel to and with the long axis of teeth is known as?

Axial positioning

10

explain the Axial Positioning

when we bite down...the occlusal forces, we want it to be parallel and long axis of the teeth
side note: (if your intra-arch alignment is in pretty good shape...you will have the proper axial positioning of the teeth)