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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Crowding and spacing are considered the most common manifestations of malocclusion4 and can occur as a result of either a deficiency of the space required for tooth alignment or an excess of available space.
Under the partnership, the streamlined workflow will enable dentists to more easily incorporate tooth alignment with restorative techniques in designing patient smiles by framing the custom digital treatment plan within the patient's facial photos for comprehensive interdisciplinary dental care.
There is insufficient set in the cutting teeth, plus some problems with tooth alignment which causes the cut to curl to one side.
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.
Rotation of teeth can be caused by number of factors like space availability for tooth alignment, tooth eruption sequence, and resultant force exerted by the tongue and lips in associate with other factors of malocclusion.
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.
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
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.
Malocclusion refers to incorrect tooth alignment or tooth interfacing resulting from incorrect arrangement of the teeth as well as malformation or abnormal size of the arches and their alignment.
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.