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Cusps of posterior mandibular teeth interdigitate ahead of and inside of the corresponding cusps of the opposing maxillary teeth

Class I occlusion (normal)

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Buck teeth

Class II malocclusion

3

Cusps of the posterior mandibular teeth are behind and inside the corresponding cusps of the maxillary teeth

Call II malocclusion

4

Common occlusal disharmony found in ~45% of population

Class II malocclusion

5

Receding chin or retrognathia

Class II malocclusion

6

Protruding front teeth

Class II malocclusion

7

Malocclusion at greater risks of damage to the incisors as a consequence of trauma

Class II malocclusion

8

Underbite

Class III malocclusion

9

Cusps of the posterior mandibular teeth interdigitate a tooth or more ahead of their opposing maxillary counterparts

Class III malocclusion

10

Protruding chin or prognathia

Class III malocclusion

11

Reversal of the normal position of mandibular teeth just inside the maxillary teeth

Crossbite

12

Posterior mandibular and maxillary teeth make contact with each other, but anterior teeth still apart

Open bite

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T/F Open bite can result from digit sucking

T

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Mandibular anterior teeth occlude inside the maxillary anterior teeth in an overcooled position

Closed or deep bite

15

T/F Growth of the jaws is mostly in the posterior aspects of the mandible and maxilla

T

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The greatest likelihood of success in the treatment of digit sucking occurs in cases in which

The child desires to stop