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Adj.1.malposed - characterized by malpositionmalposed - characterized by malposition; "crooked malposed teeth"
crooked - having or marked by bends or angles; not straight or aligned; "crooked country roads"; "crooked teeth"
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Here, separate arch impressions prevent the malposed teeth from the two arches from interlocking or interfering with one another.
Positive clinical signs/symptoms: clinical evidence of periodontal disease, large or deep restorations, deep carious lesions, malposed or clinically impacted teeth, swelling, evidence of dental/facial trauma, mobility of teeth, sinus tract ("fistula"), clinically suspected sinus pathology, growth abnormalities, oral involvement in known or suspected systemic disease, positive neurologic findings in the head and neck, evidence of foreign objects, pain and/or dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint, facial asymmetry, abutment teeth for fixed or removable partial prosthesis, unexplained bleeding, unexplained sensitivity of teeth, unusual eruption, spacing or migration of teeth, unusual tooth morphology, calcification or color, missing teeth with unknown reason, clinical erosion.
The most common causes include accidental trauma from biting, malposed teeth, and even sharp foodstuffs.