Occlusal Adjustment Lombard, IL Dentist An occlusal adjustment corrects the alignment of your bite and evenly distributes it to eliminate irregular pressure on one side of the mouth. Tooth sensitivity may be corrected through an occlusal adjustment as the treatment reduces pressures on sensitive teeth. The process of an occlusal adjustment is easy and convenient. The dentist utilizes a computer scan to record hundreds of bite registrations per minute of your mouth. This allows your dentist to notice the slightest irregularity and make only the adjustments that are absolutely necessary.