normal occlusion


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nor·mal oc·clu·sion

1. that arrangement of teeth and their supporting structure that is usually found in health and that approaches an ideal or standard arrangement; Synonym(s): normal bite
2. Synonym(s): neutral occlusion (1)

nor·mal oc·clu·sion

(nōr'măl ŏ-klū'zhŭn)
1. The arrangement of teeth and their supporting structure usually found in health and that approaches an ideal or standard arrangement.
2. Synonym(s): neutral occlusion (1) .

nor·mal oc·clu·sion

(nōr'măl ŏ-klū'zhŭn)
1. Arrangement of teeth and their supporting structures that is usually found in health and approaches ideal or standard arrangement.
2. Synonym(s): neutral occlusion.
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The inclusion criterion was patients who consented for the study having age group 17 to 22 years old having normal occlusions as based on the British standards institute (Williams and Stephens, 1992).
The aim of the present study was to compare the dentoskeletal features of subjects with normal occlusion in the mixed dentition and different facial patterns by means of a geometric morphometric analysis (TPS analysis) applied to PA cephalograms.
Dimensions and form of dental arches in subjects with normal occlusions. Am J Orthod Dentofac Orthop.
Here, we have recalculated tooth width ratios for Bangkok residents with normal occlusion, and determined that the majority of CPRs are different from those derived from Caucasian samples, and from those derived from a similar patient population 9 years earlier.
Indeed, in this present study, a history of breast-feeding was associated with the development of a normal occlusion. It has been suggested also that pacifier or digit use be curtailed beginning at 2 years of age and that pacifier or digit habits be discontinued by or before age 4 years to minimize the development of malocclusion.
Ethnic differences in the soft tissue profile of Turkish and European-American young adults with normal occlusion and well-balanced faces.
Hence, the current study aimed at finding out the association between tooth sizes and the condition of occlusion of females only with normal occlusion compared with females of abnormal occlusion.
He concluded that this dysfunction might be an etiologic factor of post normal occlusion
Objective: To compare the mean value of nasolabial angle in dentate and edentulous subjects in young adults, middle aged dentate (having normal occlusion) and elderly edentulous subjects.
The normal occlusion concept, which has been attributed to typical dental positions in subjects with excellent occlusion, was described by Andrews (1,2) (1972, 1989) and has become an Orthodontics classic.