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(dentistry) a condition in which the opposing teeth do not mesh normally

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Malocclusion results from changes in the growth and development of the craniofacial system, affecting jaw muscles and bones (1) and, due to its prevalence rate, the inclusion of orthodontics in the Brazilian public service was facilitated (2).
Latino adolescents' self-perceived malocclusion is more correlated with quality of life than are examiner assessments.
Over the last few years, there has been an enormous demand for orthodontic-surgical treatment seeking to correct the most varied types of skeletal malocclusions (6).
The present study was carried out to evaluate the effects of early treatment of Class II Division 1 malocclusion by modified Teuscher activator with lip bumper.
Table-II: Frequency and percentage for gender and class of malocclusion among patients.
Keywords: Camouflage treatment, class II malocclusion, mandibular incisor extraction
Factors such as huge patient population with malocclusion and jaw disorders; growing efforts to increase awareness of advanced orthodontic treatments; growing focus of global orthodontic/dental companies on emerging APAC countries; and increasing disposable income coupled with growing middle class population in the APAC region are stimulating the growth of the orthodontic supplies market in the Asia-Pacific region.
The evaluated malocclusions assessed were posterior cross bite, anterior cross-bite, anterior open bite, overbite and overjet; angle classification also being evaluated.
The objective of this study was to evaluate the amount of skeletal and dentoalveolar modification produced by bionator appliance in a sample of subjects with Class II, Division 1 malocclusion treated before the pubertal peak of mandibular growth.
It emphasizes the relationship and reciprocal influence of the development of the dentition with the growth of the face and with functional factors, as well as discussing the development of orthodontic malocclusions and the effects of untimely loss of deciduous teeth.
Factors such as the growing number of patients with malocclusions, decreasing trade barrier for medical devices in some Latin American countries, and rising disposable incomes in Brazil, Mexico, and Chile are propelling the growth of the Latin American orthodontic supplies market.
Currently, malocclusions are the third in the ranking of priorities among the problems of dental public health worldwide, surpassed only by dental caries and periodontal diseases [6].