malocclusion

(redirected from dental malocclusion)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.

malocclusion

[¦mal·ə′klü·zhən]
(medicine)
Faulty occlusion of the teeth.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hence patients in this study were included on the basis of dental malocclusion rather than skeletal malocclusion.
2005) Association between pacifier use and breastfeeding, sudden infant death syndrome, infection and dental malocclusion.
The first focus was to define dental malocclusion, or the problems resulting from thumb sucking.
Male and female subjects were randomly selected and assigned to two dental malocclusion groups according to Angle's classification class I, and II.
The aim of this study was to determine if there is a correlation between otitis media and dental malocclusion in children.
Anyone with hay fever complications--nasal polyps, dental malocclusion, sinusitis, serous otitis media, or sleep apnea--has significant disease that may be more easily managed by an allergist's attention to allergic triggers and patient education.
Dental malocclusion is not related to temporomandibular joint clicking: a logistic regression analysis in a patient population.
Kumar and Tamizharasi12 reported that COS was influenced by craniofacial morphology to very minimal extent; therefore we selected patients of Class II Division I according to dental malocclusion on pretreatment models.