crossbite

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crossbite

 [kros´bīt″]
malocclusion in which the mandibular teeth are in buccal version (or completely lingual version in posterior segments) to the maxillary teeth.

cross·bite

(kros'bīt),
An abnormal relationship of one or more teeth of one arch to the opposing tooth or teeth of the other arch due to labial, buccal, or lingual deviation of tooth position, or to abnormal jaw position.

crossbite

/cross·bite/ (kros´bīt) malocclusion in which the mandibular teeth are in buccal version (or complete lingual version in posterior segments) to the maxillary teeth.

crossbite

A form of malocclusion in which there is a reversal of the normal relationship of the mandibular and maxillary teeth, with lateral displacement of opposing teeth.
Complications Periodontitis, caries.

crossbite

Malocclusion of teeth Dentistry A form of malocclusion in which there is a reversal of the normal relationship of the mandibular and maxillary teeth, with lateral displacement of opposing teeth Complications Periodontitis, caries

crossbite,

n an occlusion with the line of occlusion of the mandibular teeth anterior and/or buccal to the maxillary teeth. See also occlusion, crossbite.
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Crossbite.
crossbite, anterior,
n the primary or permanent maxillary incisors locked lingual to mandibular incisors.
crossbite, posterior,
n the primary permanent maxillary posterior teeth in lingual position in relation to the mandibular teeth.

crossbite

a form of malocclusion in which the mandibular teeth are cranial to the maxillary teeth.

anterior crossbite
see reverse scissor bite.
posterior crossbite
the mandible is wider than the maxilla in the area of the carnassial teeth.

crossbite

malocclusion.

anterior crossbite
mandibular incisors are anterior to the maxillary incisors.
posterior crossbite
mandibular premolars or molars are buccal to their opposing teeth.
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