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name the curves of occlusion

1. Curve of Spee

2. Curve of Wilson



 

2

what curve of occlusion is from anterior to posterior curve?

Curve of Spee

3

describe the Curve of Spee

canine tip to DB of 2nd Molar (produced by the curved alignment of all the teeth and is especially evident when viewing the posterior teeth from the buccal view)

4

Curve of Wilson involves what curves?

Medial and lateral curves

5

describe the medial-lateral Curve of Wilson

viewed from the front (results when a frontal section is visually compared to each set of maxillary and mandibular molars---the firsts, seconds, and then thirds)

6

inclination of the teeth is also describing what Curve of occlusion?

Curve of Wilson

7

the curve of occlusion/s that distributes occlusal forces is known as?

curve of spee and curve of wilson

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