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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Electromyography of the temporalis and masseter muscles in children with unilateral cross-bite.
Also, considered ineligible were individuals with any kind of syndrome, degenerative diseases, mental deficiencies, malformation, changes of the temporomandibular articulation, open and cross-bite, myofunctional changes of masticatory muscles and dental implants.
The evaluated malocclusions assessed were posterior cross bite, anterior cross-bite, anterior open bite, overbite and overjet; angle classification also being evaluated.
Previous researchers as Ricketts differentiate the main characteristics of the respiration obstruction syndrome which are presence of hypertrophied tonsils or adenoids, oral breathing, open-bite tendency, cross-bite, other features include excessive anterior face height, incompetent lips, and V-shaped maxillary arch.
Either bi- lateral, or unilateral posterior cross-bite, may be present in LFS.
Overjet was measured as the greatest distance between the incisal edges of the maxillary and mandibular primary incisors in the occlusal plane using a millimeter gauge and recorded as ideal, if a positive overjet was less than or equal to 2 mm; increased, if it was greater than 2 mm; and reversed, if there was anterior cross-bite and edge-to-edge relationship was also assessed [9].
The results showed that posterior cross-bite and adenoids-tonsils enlargement were factors significantly associated with otitis media in children.
Functional and morphological- occlusal aspects in children treat ed for unilateral posterior cross-bite.
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.
Dental heath professionals can benefit from the information on anterior open-bite, tongue thrusting, overjet/maxillary protrusion, jaw relationship, posterior cross-bite, bilateral cross-bite, unilateral cross-bite, and primary and permanent root resorption.
14,15) Dentoalveolar characteristics include occlusal disturbances like deep-bite, cross-bite, attrition, steep inclination of maxillary incisors, ectopic eruption and alteration of tooth morphology.