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Reliable and Repeatable Centric Relation Adjustment of the Maxillary Occlusal Device
Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012
© 2012 by the American College of Prosthodontists
Journal of Prosthodontics
Volume 22, Issue 3, pages 233–236, April 2013
How to Cite
Fleigel, J. D. and Sutton, A. J. (2013), Reliable and Repeatable Centric Relation Adjustment of the Maxillary Occlusal Device. Journal of Prosthodontics, 22: 233–236. doi: 10.1111/j.1532-849X.2012.00926.x
The authors deny any conflicts of interest.
- Issue published online: 11 APR 2013
- Article first published online: 17 SEP 2012
- Accepted June 1, 2012
- Centric relation;
- leaf gauge;
- occlusal device;
- occlusal device adjustment;
- anterior deprogrammer;
- occlusal splint
This technique article describes a quantifiable, repeatable, and reliable method for occlusal device adjustment in centric relation using a leaf gauge. In addition, specific suggestions for occlusal device design are provided to enhance patient comfort with the prosthesis in place.