mesio-occlusion

me·si·al oc·clu·sion

occlusion in which the mandibular teeth articulate with the maxillary teeth in a position anterior to normal; Synonym(s): anterior occlusion (2) , mesio-occlusion

mesio-occlusion

anteroocclusion; malrelation of the dental arches, with the mandibular arch anterior to the maxillary arch. Called also prognathism.
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Angle Classifications were defined as follows: Angle Class I: neutro-occlusion and neutro-relationship of the jaws; Class II division 1: disto-occlusion and disto-relationship of the jaws, with proclined upper incisors; Class II division 2: distoocclusion and disto-relationship of the jaws, with retroclined upper incisors; and Class III: mesio-occlusion and mesio-relationship of the jaws.