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 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.
Dental arch in normal occlusion part I: Size of teeth and percentage ratio between lower and upper teeth.
In addition, subjects' plaster models had to present normal occlusion with full dentition (except third molars), absence of crossbite, absence of open bite and at least 4 of the 6 Andrews' normal occlusion keys (ANDREWS, 1972).
The relation of maxillary structures to cranium in malocclusion and normal occlusion.
15[degrees]) substantially differed from the values that have been found for the normal occlusion sample (1) and from bracket prescriptions that have been suggested by different techniques and authors.
22 Andrews8 also suggested that one of the six keys to normal occlusion is the existence of a leveled occlusal plane or a mild curve of Spee, which was observed in the present study, with a mean value of 1.
Normal occlusion, with Full complement of teeth, inter digitating in class one occlusion.
13,15,16 A study done by stately et al found that the arch width in normal occlusion was larger than class II and concluded that maxillary arch is narrower in class II compared to the other malocclusion groups in accordance with the present study.
Gupta DS et al7 using one hundred dental models of normal occlusion evaluated the reliability of Pont's Index on a North Indian population.
While it would be impractical to describe these landmarks and angles for every clinical case, establishing mean values for normal occlusion samples and malocclusion samples would allow the creation of a more accurately torqued straight wire appliance, customizable even to the patient's individual occlusal needs.
11 Despite the sub- stantial prevalence of Class II malocclusion as an orthodontic problem, review of the related literature showed no agreement for growth changes of the man- dible in untreated subjects with Class II malocclusion, when compared with subjects with normal occlusion.