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Disease Overbite

Name Overbite
Synonyms Bite, Deep | Bites, Deep | Deep Bite | Deep-Bite | Deep Bites | Deep-Bites | Dental Overjet | Dental Overjets | Incisor Protrusion | Incisor Protrusions | Overbites | Overjet, Dental | Overjets, Dental | Protrusion, Incisor | Protrusions, Incisor
Definition A malocclusion in which maxillary incisor and canine teeth project over the mandibular teeth excessively. The overlap is measured perpendicular to the occlusal plane and is also called vertical overlap. When the overlap is measured parallel to the occlusal plane it is referred to as overjet.
Categories Mouth disease
MeSH® ID D057887

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DiseasesStomatognathic Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Tooth Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Malocclusion Malocclusion, Angle Class II Overbite

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