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/ ˈoʊ vərˌbaɪt /
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occlusion in which the upper incisor teeth overlap the lower ones.
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How to use overbite in a sentence
Carmine has an overbite, so he’s prone to dry mouth, Durkin told Vox.These dogs, birds, and squirrels are stuffing their faces with Brood X cicadas|Benji Jones|May 21, 2021|Vox
My overbite has kept me from being really popular with women.
It is better to overbite your darks, and underbite your lights, if you vary any.Photogravure|Henry R. Blaney
British Dictionary definitions for overbite
/ (ˈəʊvəˌbaɪt) /
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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Medical definitions for overbite
[ ō′vər-bīt′ ]
A malocclusion of the teeth in which the front upper incisor and canine teeth project over the lower.vertical overlap
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