overbite

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(dentistry) malocclusion in which the upper teeth extend abnormally far over the lower teeth

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Overbite, overjet, and Angle Class relationship, based on maxillary and mandibular first molars were considered.
Dentists warn that overbites and bucked teeth are caused by long- term thumb sucking.
It is now pretty routine to hear of dogs and cats being given CAT scans and blood transfusions, not to mention open-heart surgery, pacemakers, kidney transplants and orthodontic braces to correct overbites.
Underbites, overbites, gapped teeth, crowded teeth or crooked teeth
Patients with minimal crowding, deep overbites, retrusive incisors, decreased anterior lower facial height and flat mandibular plane angles are usually best treated with a non-extraction approach.
This can include patients with underbites, overbites, crowding, gapping, and other common orthodontic problems.
It can be an excellent choice for teens and adults with crossbites, underbites, overbites, crooked teeth and improperly spaced teeth.
It can be used to straighten almost any smile, including those with uneven teeth, gapped teeth or crowded teeth, and malocclusions or bite abnormalities such as crossbites, underbites and overbites.
This allows for earlier identification of overbites, open bites, crowding and other common problems and appropriate treatment regimens.