What Is A Posterior Cross Bite?

April 08 00:45 2019 Print This Article

It is defined as a disorder in which there is a problem in the alignment of teeth. In this case the teeth present in the upper jaw are in lingual relation to the teeth present in the lower jaw. It includes mainly the posterior teeth. It must be treated at an early stage. One must prevent the minor problems so that the major cannot happen. It must be treated as soon as possible.

What are the signs and symptoms of Posterior cross bite?

It includes the problem in cleaning of teeth and leads to the plaque accumulation which may lead to gingivitis. It may lead to crowding and sometimes difficulty in the opening of mouth as well as speech.

How Posterior cross bite can be diagnosed?

It includes the use of visual examination and a patient history. It includes the signs as well as symptoms. It includes the use of x rays, casts as well as the OPG.

How Posterior cross bite can be treated?

It includes that there is no specific treatment for this disorder. One must identify the cause for it and must act against it. One can use the wires which includes the fixed as well as removable orthodontics.

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