- brings complex topics in occlusion into the context of everyday clinical practice
- arms readers with the critical ability of knowing when and when not to perform occlusal therapy
- emphasizes the newest digital technologies
- addresses occlusal principles from a functional, parafunctional, periodontal, and esthetic perspective
1 Introduction to Occlusal Disease and Rationale for Occlusal Therapy (Irwin M. Becker).
2 Occlusal Parafunction and Temporomandibular Disorders: Neurobiological Considerations (Henry A. Gremillion).
3 The Masticatory System: Orthopedic Considerations in Function and Pathofunction (Henry A. Gremillion and Christopher J. Spencer).
4 The Anatomical Basis of Occlusion (Irwin M. Becker).
5 Accepted Occlusal Principles Involved in Physiologic Occlusion (Irwin M. Becker).
6 Evaluating the Muscles of the Stomatognathic System and Their Role in Understanding Occlusal Disharmony and TMD (Herbert E. Blumenthal).
7 The Effect of Occlusal Forces on the Progression of Periodontal Disease (Stephen K. Harrel and Martha E. Nunn).
8 An Occlusal Basis of Treatment Planning (Irwin M. Becker).
9 Occlusal Bite Splint Therapy (Roger A. Solow).
10 Occlusal Equilibration and the Diagnostic Workup (Irwin M. Becker).
11 Dentist–Ceramist Communication, the Foundation of Successful Treatment (Matthew R. Roberts).