Lateral

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Lateral

A transfer to another department or division without a promotion or increase in responsibility. A lateral may not come with a raise or bonus, and the term implies that it may not be desirable.
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The excess acrylic resin serves as setting indica- tor by which when the dough staged is reached the splint is carefully moved and vertically withdrawn and replaced several times to ensure smooth removal and insertion therefore to prevent splint locking and unwanted horizontal movement during lateral excursions.
Place the wafer against the upper teeth and have the patient move into left lateral excursion until the lower teeth locate the indentations in the wax made by the mandibular cast.
Disocclusion of all non-working inclines in lateral excursions and group function of the working side inclines in lateral excursions are the basic criteria to be met for the PMS concept.

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