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Distal occlusion

Definition

noun

A type of malocclusion wherein the buccal groove first molar teeth of lower jaw are distally positioned from the mesiobuccal cusp of the first molar of upper jaw


Supplement

Distal occlusion refers to the Angle's Class II malocclusion. Other types of malocclusion are neutroclusion and prognathism.


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