Occlusion and Clinical Practice

1st Edition

An Evidence-Based Approach


  • Iven Klineberg
  • R. G. Jagger
    • Print ISBN 9780723610922

    Key Features

    • Evidence-based information provides an excellent introduction to the subject of occlusion.
    • Unique approach focuses on the relevance of occlusion to the individual disciplines of dentistry such as orthodontics and prosthodontics.
    • Treatment suggestions emphasize interdisciplinary management of the occlusion.
    • Chapter authors are internationally recognized authorities.

    Table of Contents

    Part 1. Biological considerations of the occlusion
    1. Interarch relationships of teeth
    2. Functional aspects
    3. Growth and development
    4. Anatomy and pathophysiology of the temporomandibular joint.

    Part 2. Assessment of the occlusion
    5. Clinical occlusal analysis
    6. Articulators and evaluation of study casts

    Part 3. Clinical practice and the occlusion
    7. Temporomandibular joint disorders
    8. Jaw muscle disorders
    9. Occlusion and periodontal health
    10. Occlusion and orthodontics
    11. Occlusion and fixed prosthodontics
    12. Occlusion and removable prosthodontics
    13. Occlusion and implant restoration
    14. Occlusal splints and the management of the occlusion
    15. The role of occlusal adjustment


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    About the authors

    Iven Klineberg

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor, Westmead Centre of Oral Health, Australia

    R. G. Jagger

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Prosthetic Dentistry, University of Wales College of Medicine, Cardiff, UK