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.
Comparing the two groups, no correlation between otitis media and overbite was found (p>0.
16 found that deep overbites equal to 3mm were slightly more frequent, while severe overjets which corresponded well with the high frequency of Class II malocclusion found in their study was manifested in adolescent males.
And they can also be used for more complex issues such as overbites, underbites and crossbites.
Dentists warn that overbites and bucked teeth are caused by long- term thumb sucking.
At his most relaxed, Soto lets himself fill up an essay with the plot of a movie he's just seen; or he will write once too often about the sexual attractions of women with overbites.
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.
The morphological arrangement of the teeth in the sagittal plain has been related to the slope of the articular eminence, craniofacial morphology,3 lower incisor proclination, the incisor overbite,4 the molar cusp height and lower arch circumference.