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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Effects of therapy on masseter activity and chewing kinematics in patients with unilateral posterior crossbite.
Every patient that met the inclusion criteria and provided consent or whom consent was provided for underwent an oral examination and the measurement of his or her occlusal characteristics (including overjet, overbite, maxillary midline diastema, anterior crossbite, posterior crossbite, incisor irregularity, and Angle's molar classification).
Obvious crossbite and overgrowth of the lower incisor developed in all rabbits.
Crowded teeth can be more difficult to clean, an overbite may contribute to excessive wear of incisor teeth and a crossbite can cause biting and chewing difficulties.
In individuals with cerebral palsy, bruxism has been associated with spastic quadriplegia, athetosis, [5] sucking habits, posterior crossbite, [6] gastroesophageal reflux [10] and Level III of the Gross Motor Functional Classification System.
Relationship between breastfeeding duration and prevalence of posterior crossbite in the deciduous dentition.
Croll P Correction of anteior tooth crossbite withe bonded resin composite slopes, Quintensses International 1996; 27(1):7-10.
Figure 2: Oral Lesions and Conditions Documented in Teledentistry Assessments Oral Lesions: * dental caries (initial and advanced) * mucocele * fibrous hyperplasia * leukoplakia * candida * ulceration * tongue lesions * fibro epithelial polyps * amalgam tattoos * denture granulomas and keratosis * orofacial granulomatosis * sialosis * aphthous ulcer * epidermoid carcinoma * Pyogenic granuloma Malocclusions: * open bite * overjet * overbite * bilateral Class III molars * maxillary incisor irregularity * posterior crossbite Gingivitis Dental trauma Fractures Root canal orifices
Arch expansion to correct the crossbite and create space for the impacted UR1 followed by surgical removal of supernumeraries under local anesthesia and orthodontic interceptive treatment for alignment of the impacted incisor was planed.
Maximal bite force, facial morphology and the prevalence of nutritive and nonnutritive sucking habits in young children with functional posterior crossbite.