Fundamentals of Occlusion


Fundamentals of Occlusion

Edited by Jonathan P. Wiens, DDS, MSD, FACP
Published by the American College of Prosthodontists


Available for Apple iBooks for Mac, iPad, and iPhone


Available on Amazon.com for Kindle Fire tablets and Amazon's free Kindle Reading Apps covering Windows, Android, Mac, and BlackBerry devices

In order to elevate the teaching of occlusion as an essential need in every dental curriculum, the American College of Prosthodontists is proud to announce Fundamentals of Occlusion, a revolutionary new textbook for tablets and computers.

This multi-touch book establishes a fundamental knowledge and reference base for students of dental occlusion. With nearly two hours of video and 3D animations, dozens of image galleries and presentations, and review quizzes at the end of every chapter, this is a uniquely interactive learning experience.

The ten chapters include occlusal terminology, anatomy and physiology, occlusal instruments, equilibration methodology, temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and associated neuromusculature, and diagnosis and treatment plans. 

The goal of this text is to develop concepts of occlusion based upon the best available science, combined with a consensus of the best clinical practices by leading prosthodontic educators and practitioners -- and enable students of occlusion to begin their journey of discovery with a sound foundation.

Fundamentals of Occlusion was supported by an unrestricted educational grant from the Whip Mix Corporation.

Please ensure that the operating system and software on your computer or reading device are fully updated before reading the book. For the Amazon.com version, note that the movies and interactives are available only on Kindle Fire tablets (third generation onwards); Kindle Reading Apps will have access to the full text, photos, and quizzes, but not video content.

Supplemental Materials

Chapter 6.6: TMJ Disorders, Orofacial Pain and Mental Status Checklist

Chapter 6.8: OASIS form