Malocclusion is a poor fit (alignment) of the teeth and jaws. A
common cause of malocclusion is teeth that have too much or too little room in
the jaw. As a result, teeth may grow or drift out of place. Some people refer
to it as having crooked teeth or a "poor bite."
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerWilliam F. Hohlt, DDS - Orthodontics
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