malalignment

malalignment

 [mal″ah-līn´ment]
displacement, especially of the teeth from their normal relation to the line of the dental arch.

mal·a·lign·ment

(mal'ă-līn'ment),
Displacement of a tooth or teeth from a normal position in the dental arch.

mal·a·lign·ment

(mal'ă-līn'mĕnt)
1. Improper alignment of structures.
2. Displacement of a tooth or teeth from a normal position in the dental arch.

mal·a·lign·ment

(mal'ă-līn'mĕnt)
Displacement of one or more teeth from a normal position in dental arch.
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Hereditary Malalignment (crooked, jutting out, etc) of teeth or any hereditary defects in the jaw can be corrected with Orthodontics with use of devices such as braces.
It is caused by frequent exposure to sugary liquids and can lead to further complications, such as speech problems, malnutrition, and malalignment of permanent teeth.
If accelerated knee cartilage damage is caused by malalignment, an osteotomy procedure can also be performed to realign the joint.
All those subjects with history of orthodontic treatment, extractions, malalignment, ankyloglossia and attrition of the teeth were excluded from the study.
Insignificant, less than 5 degrees, radiological malalignment was seen in 8 (50%), 3 (25%) and 4 (17.3%) cases in the three respective groups.
Varus malalignment was one of the complications which was encountered during the initial phase of the study.
there is no evidence for this so-called malalignment of the spine.
Other advantages of fibula fixation that have been described include improved rotational stability as well as prevention of malalignment and fracture displacement.
Studies have shown that the frontal plane knee malalignment can significantly affect KAM during walking in healthy populations (Barrios et al., 2009; Stief et al., 2011) and knee Oa patients (Messier et al., 2014; Turcot et al., 2013).
The foot progression angle is affected by femoral anteversion and tibiofemoral torsion, and it is an indicator of the rotational malalignment of the lower ex tremity.
The most common malalignment among female college students was found to be rounded shoulder, forward head, and pronated foot.