cross-bite

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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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1,9-13) rTSA, as compared to anatomic total shoulder arthroplasty (aTSA), has some potential to have better mid- and long-term outcomes in patients with severe posterior wear because the conforming reverse articulation may provide better joint stability for patients with a posterior subluxed humeral head.
From the diagnostic waxing procedure, it was determined that the mandibular right and left first and second molars would need crown lengthening, and the occlusion distal to the mandibular right canine would have to be restored with reverse articulation (Figure 3).