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Introduction: Malocclusion

Description of Malocclusion

Malocclusion: Abnormal arrangement of teeth in the jaw.

Malocclusion: malposition and contact of the maxillary and mandibular teeth which interferes with efficiency during mastication.
Source: CRISP

Malocclusion: Such malposition and contact of the maxillary and mandibular teeth as to interfere with the highest efficiency during the excursive movements of the jaw that are essential for mastication. (Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982).
Source: MeSH 2007

Malocclusion: Related Topics

These medical condition or symptom topics may be relevant to medical information for Malocclusion:

Terms associated with Malocclusion:

Terms Similar to Malocclusion:

  • Angle's Classification
  • Crossbite
  • Tooth Crowding

Source - MeSH 2007

Related Topics

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More specific terms for Malocclusion:

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Broader terms for Malocclusion

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Other terms that may be related to Malocclusion:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Malocclusion

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