malocclusion

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malocclusion

[¦mal·ə′klü·zhən]
(medicine)
Faulty occlusion of the teeth.
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The Asia-Pacific region is poised to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period, owing to factors such as growing public and private efforts to increase awareness related to orthodontic procedures, constant growth in healthcare expenditure in APAC countries, and increasing incidence/prevalence of malocclusion and tooth decay in various APAC countries.
Causes Malocclusion usually develops in childhood when the teeth and jaws are growing.
bacterial plaque, gingivitis, dental caries, malocclusion, developmental anomalies, oral injuries and restorations).
Severity of the malocclusion, tooth eruption patterns, oral hygiene level, periodontal (gum tissue) status, decay activity and functional and esthetic issues are all considered before beginning active treatment.
Although recognized by dentists, parents and DSPs, many times these malocclusions are left untreated simply because the child has a disability.
They do not address patients with Class II or III malocclusions, or Class I malocclusions with complications involving severe crowding or extraction of teeth, excessive generalized spacing, severe open bites, deep overbites, or crossbites.
The AAGO is a group of dentists (gene- ral dentists, pedodontists & orthodon- tists) with an interest in correcting malocclusions as often as possible without extractions using the Crozat and ALF appliance where it is indicated because of its many advantages.
announced today that clinical studies of complex malocclusions with the company's Invisalign have broadened the range of dental patients whose malocclusions can be treated using the FDA-cleared system.