Title: The science and practice of dental surgery
Year: 1914 (1910s)
Authors: Bennett, Norman Godfrey, Sir, b. 1870 Henderson, P. B
Subjects: Dentistry Surgery, Oral
Publisher: New York : W. Wood
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Internet Archive
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Fig. 184. -Open bite associated with liypoplasia, anterior gingivitis, adenoids and small pharynx.Normal molar occUision. (Norman G. Bennett.)
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185.—Portraits of case shown in Fig. 184. habit of mouth-breathing consequent on nasal I that^ this explanation is practically the samestenosis may be the initial cause of open bite. I in its method of action as that offered aboveesaC, in 1894, advanced the view that under | for the bending of the mandible. At present Ill it is impossible to say whether the obliquityof angle and shortness of ascending ramus areconsequent on mouth-breathing and muscularaction; or whether deformation of the horizontalramus is secondary to shortness of ascendingramus or increased depth of maxilla or both,and mouth-breathing only the natural con-comitant of the nasal stenosLs that causes thenarrow and deep maxilla. J. Sim Wallace (162)advances the view that the obliquity of angle iscaused by insufficient use of the masseter andinternal pterygoid muscles m mastication, associ-ated with an abnormally posterior position ofboth arches due to insufficient use and develojD-ment of the tongue in mastication. H
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