malocclusion of teeth

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malocclusion of teeth

A form of dental malocclusion in which there is a reversal of the normal relationship of the mandibular and maxillary teeth, with lateral displacement of opposing teeth (i.e., a poor bite) and difficulty in mastication. Normally, mandibular teeth lie inside maxillary teeth and the outside mandibular cusps or incisal edges meet the central portion of opposing maxillary teeth.
 
Complications
Periodontal disease, caries.

malocclusion of teeth

Crossbite, crowded teeth, misaligned teeth, overbite Orthodontics 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–ie, a poor bite; and difficulty in mastication normally, mandibular teeth lie inside maxillary teeth and the outside mandibular cusps or incisal edges meet the central portion of opposing maxillary teeth Complications Periodontal disease, caries. See Crossbite, Crowded teeth, Misaligned teeth, Overbite.
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