malposed tooth


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Noun1.malposed tooth - a tooth that has grown in a faulty positionmalposed tooth - a tooth that has grown in a faulty position
tooth - hard bonelike structures in the jaws of vertebrates; used for biting and chewing or for attack and defense
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Systemic factors, such as cleidocranial dysplasia, endocrine deficiency, febrile disease, Down Syndrome and irradiation, other systemic factors or/and local factors such as prolonged deciduous tooth retention, malposed tooth germs, arch-length deficiency, supernumerary teeth, odontogenic tumors abnormal eruption path and cleft lip and palate may influence impaction of permanent teeth (Jacoby et al., 1983; Raghoebar et al., 1991; Moyres, 1998; Miloro).