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1

the mandibular movement that lowers and opens the mandible is known as?

depression

2

the mandibular movement that raises and closes the mandible is known as?

elevation

3

Elevation involves what centrics?

CR and CO

4

Name the Centric that is most stable

CR

5

Name the Centric (habitual bite)

CO

6

the mandibular movement that is the opposite of protrusion and only has anterior contact is known as what mandibular movement?

Retraction

7

the mandibular movement where there is anterior movement and is determined by the temporal bone and anterior tooth shapes and where the posterior teeth should not contact, is what mandibular movement?

Protrusion

8

the mandibular movement that has canine guidance/group function (all the teeth are touching), working side (when you are moving left or right side and has a balancing side (nothing should be touching) is known as what mandible movement?

lateral

9

there is a motion with the anterior and the posterior teeth. Name the motion

symbiotic motion