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WEAR. A great dam made across a river, accommodated for the taking of fish, or to convey a stream to a mill. Jacob's Law Dict. h.t. Vide Dam.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The major disadvantages of VFR are occlusal wear and poor occlusal settling.
The rest of the morphology is similar to the teeth described above, although occlusal wear is more advanced in the zone of the metaconule and the trigone valley.
Using occlusal wear information and finite element analysis to investigate stress distributions in human molars.
Physical examination of the fractured denture also includes the number and site of the fracture line, depth of the incisal notch, and arrangement of artificial teeth, occlusal wear, and thickness of denture base, presence of porosity /crazing.