NLM Logo

Malocclusion MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Malocclusion
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.494
Unique ID
D008310
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008310
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
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)
Entry Term(s)
Angle's Classification
Cross Bite
Crossbite
Tooth Crowding
NLM Classification #
WU 440
See Also
Dentition
Mandibular Advancement
Orthodontics, Corrective
Prognathism
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2012/07/03
Malocclusion Preferred
Tooth Crowding Narrower
Crossbite Related
Angle's Classification Related
page delivered in 0.147s