deep bite


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deep bite

an abnormally large vertical overlap of anterior teeth in centric occlusion.

deep bite

A dental malocclusion in which there is overbite—upper teeth cover the lower teeth—due to a decreased occlusal vertical dimension

deep bite

(dēp bīt)
Abnormally large vertical overlap of anterior teeth in centric occlusion.
Compare: closed bite

deep bite,

n See overbite.
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The introduction of Invisalign G5 makes it easier for doctors to use Invisalign clear aligners to treat challenging deep bite conditions, which affect an estimated 45% of teens and adults*.
Treatment of deep bite cases has always been a challenge to orthodontists," shares Dr.
Vertical planes With regards to the vertical relationship, five patients from the study group and three from the control group exhibited a deep bite (overbite < 0 mm).
The child also had a deep bite that cracked part of his skull, officials said.
Brewed with rye malts and offering mellow overtones of slight berry fruit and roasted caramel notes with a lingering deep bite of bitterness from Fuggle and Golding hops, Newcastle Werewolf has an alcohol by volume (ABV) of 4.
Align Technology) announced the upcoming release of Invisalign G5 innovations, specifically designed for the treatment of deep bite malocclusions.
After the deep bite died, Gray went to the vines and caught well over 100 bass throughout the day.
Panic-stricken Lindsey Molyneux rushed into 16-month-old Lolly's room after hearing her screams and found her covered in blood with deep bite marks to her hand.
Ten-year-old Milly has been left struggling to get about after suffering a torn ear and deep bite wounds to her neck and legs.
Vets fitted four pipes into her wounds to drain fluids, stitched deep bite wounds and treated broken bones in her nose.
They say that while FIV is contagious to other cats, it is difficult to transmit unless fighting causes a deep bite wound.
Product research during the early 1980s revealed that the Wispa bar was perceived as a new "textural experience" which offered a deep bite followed by a rapid and rich chocolate delivery.

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