Cummers guideline

Cummers guideline --> survey line

a line scribed on an abutment tooth of a dental cast by means of a dental surveyor indicating the height of contour of the tooth according to a specific path of insertion, a line which serves as a guide in the proper location of various parts of a clasp assembly for a removable partial denture.

Synonym: clasp guideline, cummers guideline.

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