cross-bite

cross-bite

Etymology: L, crux + AS, bitan, toth
occlusion with the line of the mandibular teeth or a single tooth anterior and/or buccal to the maxillary teeth.
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Cross-bite

cross-bite

(kraws'bīt)
An abnormal relation 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.

cross-bite

(kraws'bīt)
Abnormal relationship of one or more teeth of one arch to opposing tooth or teeth of other arch due to labial, buccal, or lingual deviation of tooth position, or to abnormal jaw position.
Synonym(s): reverse articulation.
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Those suffering from a cross-bite, crowding, narrow arches, or various cosmetic issues can always trust Hamlin Dental Group's team to perform needed procedures with artful precision.
The results showed that posterior cross-bite and adenoids-tonsils enlargement were factors significantly associated with otitis media in children.
The clinic started by tackling Carmen's problem with her cross-bite - meaning her lower teeth were sitting in front of her upper ones - by getting her to wear restraints, like a clear brace, for three months.
When these baby teeth are overretained--when they are not shed on schedule--the result can be harmful cross-bite positions or impactions, which can become difficult orthodontic therapeutic challenges in a person with special needs.
This increased frequency of orthodontic problems is certainly multifactorial, ranging from inherent growth and development anomalies common to many syndromes, such as cross-bites in people with Down syndrome, to malocclusions.
Typical presentations of these jaw problems include under-bite, over-bite, cross-bite, or jaw asymmetry.
Furthermore, presence of unilateral or bilateral cross-bite was investigated.
Transverse planes In the strudy group 19 patients presented a unilateral (eight subjects) or bilateral (11 subjects) posterior cross-bite.
Transverse, sagittal and vertical planes Regarding dental malocclusion, in the present study we found a significant correlation between otitis media and posterior cross-bite.
The data of this study demonstrated a significant correlation between otitis media and posterior cross-bite in children.
The patient had an open bite with unilateral cross-bite.
He had a bilateral cross-bite and mesial occlusion with negative overbite of 4mm.