from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Faulty contact between the upper and lower teeth when the jaw is closed.
- n. An instance of this.
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- n. A misalignment of the upper and lower sets of teeth
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- n. (dentistry) a condition in which the opposing teeth do not mesh normally
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"This," he explained, "will distalize the maxillary arch in the right buccal segment and correct the Class 2 malocclusion."
Just in the physical we have anatomical anomalies, gait anomalies, descending malocclusion problems, all very real stressors which either aggravate an injury, increase the statistical likelyhood of injury or slow down the rate of recovery from an injury.
Fox, I may be wrong, but the hirsuite dude with the serious malocclusion (wife's a dentist and she spotted it right away) and the taste for jelly sandwiches is from the Black Pit of Dr. M (aka Misterios de Ultratumba).
Definite class-two malocclusion, moderately severe.
Considering the advantages of Invisalign and the strong untapped potential of the malocclusion market, we are optimistic about the growth prospects of the stock.
Align Technology designs, manufactures and markets Invisalign, a proprietary method for treating malocclusion, or the misalignment of teeth.
II medical device for the treatment of malocclusion.
Invisalign corrects malocclusion using a series of clear, nearly invisible, removable appliances that gently move teeth to a desired final position.
Align has undertaken several strategies to further penetrate the malocclusion market.
The company has received approval from the Chinese State Food and Drug Administration SFDA to market the Invisalign system as a Class II medical device to treat malocclusion.