tooth alignment

tooth alignment

the arrangement of the teeth in relation to their supporting bone or alveolar process, adjacent teeth, and opposing dentition.
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When a tooth is missing, the surrounding teeth can move into the gap, leading to tooth alignment issues, chewing problems, gum disease, and even TMJ disorders.
Talk to the child's dentist or paediatrician if you see changes in the child's tooth alignment or roof of the mouth.
Braces are associated with adolescent years, and adults don't want to appear younger or less serious because of their tooth alignment choices.
Marketing manager Laura, 28, has had a special tooth alignment treatment which, in just three months, has given her the smile she's always dreamed about.
The respondents are most concerned about the three following problems: dental caries, bad tooth alignment and malocclusion, and gum problems.
The main agents causing gingival recession that have been described in the literature are dental plaque, (1) destructive periodontal disease, (2,3) mechanical trauma, (4,5) areas with absence or a narrow zone (width) of attached gingiva, (6) muscular inserts near the gingival margin, (7) reduced thickness of the alveolar bone in the buccolingual side, (8,9) root prominence, (10) irregular tooth alignment in the dental arch, (11) margins of gingival restorations (12,13) and viruses.
However, in this experiment, it was not possible to separate out or partition the effects of differences in tooth angle and tooth alignment on the ultimate tooth withdrawal strength of the Types P and Q end plates.
Tenggren to analyze tooth alignment, check for bacterial disease or overcrowding.
The self-ligating technology that is built into the Harmony System offers more control in the hands of your orthodontist to achieve precise tooth alignment.
LAS VEGAS, June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Not all bite problems are a result of improper tooth alignment.
Like all MAM pacifiers, the Personalized Pacifier features a soft, orthodontic nipple that allows babies to safely satisfy their sucking reflex while maintaining proper jaw and tooth alignment.
Called a miniscrew implant (MSI), a small titanium screw is easily placed in the mouth and allows treatment of jaw and tooth alignment without the need of headgear or other orthodontic appliances.