crossbite

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crossbite

(ˈkrɒsˌbaɪt)
n
(Dentistry) a dental condition in which the lower teeth are in front of the upper teeth
vb (tr)
obsolete to trick or deceive (a person)
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Combining traditional techniques to correct anterior open bite and posterior crossbite.
Every patient that met the inclusion criteria and provided consent or whom consent was provided for underwent an oral examination and the measurement of his or her occlusal characteristics (including overjet, overbite, maxillary midline diastema, anterior crossbite, posterior crossbite, incisor irregularity, and Angle's molar classification).
Transverse maxillary deficiency manifest itself clinically as unilateral or bilateral posterior crossbite and maxillary expansion is used for its treatment (1).
Masticatory muscle thickness, bite force, and occlusal contacts in young children with unilateral posterior crossbite.
Inclusion criteria were selected children with unilateral or bilateral posterior crossbite and evidence of maxillary deficiency, evaluated by an orthodontist.
There was no statistically significant difference between the two examined groups regarding facial morphology, facial profile, midline, anterior openbite, tongue size, posterior crossbite, overjet or molar relationship.
3) Posterior crossbite was recorded when upper primary molars were occluded in lingual relationship to lower primary molars in centric occlusion.
5 mm but less than or equal to 6 mm with competent lips 2-b Reverse overjet greater than 0 mm but less than or equal to 1 mm 2-c Anterior or posterior crossbite with less than or equal to 1 mm discrepancy between retruded contact position and intercuspal position 2-d Contact point displacements greater than 1 mm but less than or equal to 2 mm 2-e Anterior or posterior open bite greater than 1 mm but less than or equal to 2 mm 2-f Increased overbite greater than or equal to 3.
Her occlusion was Class II molars with Class II division I incisors with an overjet of 13mm, anterior open bite of 4mm and bilateral posterior crossbite.
A quasi-experimental prospective clinical study was performed, making interventions with bimaxillary acetate plates (which worked as anchorage for intermaxillary elastics with a Class III vector) in a sample of 26 individuals of both sexes, between 3 and 9 years of age, who were selected for convenience of the Dentistry Care Center of the Dentistry Department at Universidad de Antioquia following these inclusion criteria: between 3 and 9 years of age with skeletal mesiorelation cephalometrically confirmed, anterior crossbite or edge-to-edge bite, with or without posterior crossbite (uni- or bilateral).
Treatment of unilateral posterior crossbite with quad-helix and removable plate.
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