proclination

proclination

(prok″lĭ-nā′shŏn) [L. proclinatio, a leaning forward]
Anterior inclination of one of the incisors.
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Shortened chair time and slightly less incisor proclination appear to be the only significant advantages of self-ligating systems over conventional systems that are supported by the current evidence.
The presence of excessive labio-axial inclination of the anterior teeth was considered as proclination and as anterior open bite when the anterior teeth in the maxilla did not occlude those in the mandible.
Data regarding early Childhood Caries, crowding, proclination, anterior open bite, rotation, type of developmental anomaly, type of traumatic injury and the type of restoration is shown in Table 5, which shows the number (12) of children undergoing orthodontic treatment.
Treatment Objectives: The objectives were to maintain the Class I occlusion while alleviating the mandibular crowding through a combination of proclination and interproximal reduction.