end-to-end bite


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edge-to-edge oc·clu·sion

an occlusion in which the anterior teeth of both jaws meet along their incisal edges when the teeth are in centric occlusion.

end-to-end bite

A bite in which the incisors of both jaws meet along the cutting edge when the jaw is closed.
See also: bite

edge-to-edge oc·clu·sion

(ej ej ŏ-klūzhŭn)
Occlusion in which anterior teeth of both jaws meet along their incisal edges when teeth are in centric occlusion.
Synonym(s): edge-to-edge bite, end-to-end bite, end-to-end occlusion.

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