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Descriptor English: Malocclusion
Descriptor Spanish: Maloclusión
Descriptor maloclusión
Entry term(s) maloclusiones
maloclusión de los dientes
malposición de los dientes
mordida cruzada
Scope note: Malposición y contacto de los dientes maxilares y mandibulares que interfieren con una alta eficiencia durante los movimientos de las mandíbulas esenciales para la masticación. (Jablonski, Illustrated Dictionary of Dentistry, 1982)
Descriptor Portuguese: Má Oclusão
Descriptor French: Malocclusion dentaire
Entry term(s): Angle Classification
Angle's Classification
Angles Classification
Bite, Cross
Bites, Cross
Classification, Angle's
Cross Bite
Cross Bites
Crossbite
Crossbites
Crowding, Tooth
Crowdings, Tooth
Malocclusions
Tooth Crowding
Tree number(s): C07.793.494
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008310
Scope note: 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)
Annotation: entry term ANGLE'S CLASSIFICATION: Angle's classes MALOCCLUSION, ANGLE CLASS I & MALOCCLUSION, ANGLE CLASS II & MALOCCLUSION, ANGLE CLASS III are also available but index Angle's classification in general or unspecified as MALOCCLUSION /class
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CN congenital
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Related: Dentition MeSH
Mandibular Advancement MeSH
Orthodontics, Corrective MeSH
Prognathism MeSH
DeCS ID: 8483
Unique ID: D008310
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2012/07/03
Malocclusion - Preferred
Concept UI M0012940
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Malocclusion
Entry term(s) Malocclusions
Tooth Crowding - Narrower
Concept UI M0012941
Preferred term Tooth Crowding
Entry term(s) Crowding, Tooth
Crowdings, Tooth
Crossbite - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0012942
Preferred term Crossbite
Entry term(s) Bite, Cross
Bites, Cross
Cross Bite
Cross Bites
Crossbites
Angle's Classification - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0012944
Preferred term Angle's Classification
Entry term(s) Angle Classification
Angles Classification
Classification, Angle's



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