Definitions for "Malocclusion"
Abnormal occlusion of the teeth or jaws
A deviation from normal occlusion (the way the teeth should meet), or an incorrect alignment or position of the upper with the lower teeth; any number of teeth may be involved
misaligned bite, can be the result of missing teeth (e.g., because of caries or congenital defect); children with hyper- or hypotonia are also at increased risk for malocclusion
a compensation for a distortion in the cranium, which reflects a distortion in the body