Maloclusión de los dientes

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Maloclusión de los dientes

El término oclusión se refiere al alineamiento de los dientes y a la forma en que los dientes superiores e inferiores encajan entre sí, o mordida. La maloclusión es la razón más común para una referencia al ortodoncista. En su mayoría, la maloclusión es lo suficientemente leve como para no requerir tratamiento. Cuando hay un desalineamiento severo, puede ser necesario recurrir a la ortodoncia y/o a la cirugía oral

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  • Last Reviewed on 02/22/2012
  • Paul Fotek, DMD, Florida Institute for Periodontics & Dental lmplants, West Palm Beach, FL. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc.

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