Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry
Classic Article| Volume 96, ISSUE 2, P79-83, August 2006

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Clinical assessment of vertical dimension

      Although advances in techniques and materials are being made in prosthodontics, still no accurate method of assessing the vertical dimension of occlusion in edentulous patients is available to dentists. Clinical judgment plays a major role in the assessment of this important component in the construction of dentures.
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