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An overlapping of the contact areas of the teeth. Potential causes include a tooth tissue discrepancy, such as disproportionally large teeth or a disproportionally small jaw, premature loss of the primary teeth that has allowed the adjacent primary teeth to drift into the space required for the permanent successors, and soft tissue pressures on the teeth leading to displacement.


Subjects: Dentistry.

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