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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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(20) (2001) reported that patients with unilateral posterior crossbite chewed more slowly than did the controls, and after treatment their cycle duration was shortened to equal those of control values.
Rapid maxillary expansion (RME) is a widely used treatment in orthodontics that not only provides progress in patients with arch length discrepancies or crossbites but also decreases nasal resistance that in fact relieves mouth breathers.
They were characterized for the presence of canines' key, overjet, overbite and posterior crossbite (Table 2).
There was no statistically significant relationship between the severity of OSA of the studied patients and the observed degrees of overjet (p=0.427), overbite (p=0.861) and buccal or lingual crossbite (p=0.364).
Effect of unilateral posterior crossbite and unilateral cleft lip and palate on vertical mandibular asymmetry.
Various interceptive orthodontic treatment procedures are: Correction of developing Crossbite (reverse bite of the opposing teeth) can be done using maxillary arch expansion appliance.
The five components of ICON include assessment of aesthetic assessment; upper arch crowding or spacing; crossbite; incisor openbite or overbite; and buccal segment anteroposterior relationship.
Further, transversely depicted in posterior crossbite and narrow deep maxillary arch was also present positively in mouth breather, all this correlates with Ricketts and Harvold keystone studies in this field as referred above.
Intraorally bilateral single tooth crossbite with 55, 65 were present.
To prevent this effect, patients with crossbite or deviation during closure were excluded.