- occlusion in which the upper incisor teeth overlap the lower ones.
Origin of overbite
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My overbite has kept me from being really popular with women.Charles Baxter: How I Write
August 7, 2013
It is better to overbite your darks, and underbite your lights, if you vary any.Photogravure
Henry R. Blaney
- dentistry an extension of the upper front teeth over the lower front teeth when the mouth is closedAlso called: vertical overlap
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Word Origin and History for overbite
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- A malocclusion of the teeth in which the front upper incisor and canine teeth project over the lower.vertical overlap
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