malocclusion

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malocclusion

[¦mal·ə′klü·zhən]
(medicine)
Faulty occlusion of the teeth.
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Out of the 147 screened patients 105 patients between the ages of 20 to 45 years, with normal palatal anatomy and having either Angles Class 1, 2 or 3 malocclusions (subdivisions not included) with no history of orthodontic or surgical treatment in the palate area were included.
Epidemiological pattern of severe malocclusions in Brazilian adolescents.
1 Several orthodontic indexes have been proposed to find out orthodontic treatment need and to score complexity of patient's malocclusion.
Recent researches have demonstrated that malocclusions affect the appearance of individuals and may result in social disadvantages (5).
The initial effects of the treatment of Class II, Division 1 malocclusions with the van beek activator compared with the effects of the herren activator and an activator-headgear combination.
Regarding class of malocclusion (I, II and III); 41% were class I, 44.
This cross-sectional study described herein is the first to describe dental malocclusions in the permanent dentition in adolescents living in the municipality of San Juan, PR.
This is a report of the camouflage treatment of a patient with skeletal Class II malocclusion and lower crowding for whom one mandibular incisor extraction was selected as the treatment of choice to improve the dental occlusion.
Factors such as growing number of patients with malocclusion, jaw diseases, tooth decay/tooth loss, and jaw pain; increasing disposable income and expanding middle-class population in developing countries; increasing awareness among consumers about advanced orthodontic treatments; and technological advancements in orthodontic products are propelling the growth of the orthodontic supplies market.
Given the above, this study aimed to analyze the available scientific evidence on the relationship between malocclusions and auditory tube dysfunction through an integrative literature review.
Changes in mandibular length before, during, and after successful orthopedic correction of Class II malocclusions, using a functional appliance.