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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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2) Abnormal anterior relationships include an excess overjet, edge-to-edge contact, and an anterior crossbite in which the maxillary incisors are posterior to the mandibular incisors (figure 3).
Premature loss of primary molars may contribute to problems such as deviation of the mid-line, crowding, dental impaction, ectopic eruption, and crossbite formation.
With chronic mouth breathing, the tongue is unable to mould the palate and this results in a narrow, high arched palate and poor maxillary growth, which can also result in narrow nasal passages, narrow dental arches and an anterior crossbite (22).
preventive and interceptive orthodontics including the design and use of appliances for space maintainance, correction of dental crossbite and single tooth movement.
Both can be used to treat a wide range of alignment issues from crossbite and underbite to crooked and closely spaced teeth.
Anomalies of the teeth and evaluation of the occlusion was noted when there was presence of crowding, and of posterior or anterior crossbite as well as the type of malocclusion were recorded.
Frame, Santa Clara dentist, can use Invisalign to treat many different cases, including overbite, crossbite, underbite, crooked teeth, gapped teeth or closely spaced teeth.
Kevin Sands, can use Invisalign to treat numerous orthodontic problems, including overbite, underbite, crossbite and closely spaced teeth, on many older teens and adults, and treatment is comfortable and discreet.
No significant difference exists between patients with and those without such deformities in the distribution of vertical or anteroposterior skeletal jaw relationships, except that posterior crossbites (deficiency in the width of the upper jaw, with the upper teeth biting inside the lower teeth) may be more common in patients with a cleft deformity.
It can be an excellent choice for teens and adults with crossbites, underbites, overbites, crooked teeth and improperly spaced teeth.