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Very thin (8µ thickness) metal foil strip used to check for the presence of occlusal contacts when the teeth are in normal occlusion.

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Harper K. A., Setchell D. J. The use of shimstock to assess occlusal contacts: a laboratory study. Int J Prosthodont 2002;15(4):347–52.

Subjects: Dentistry.

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