closed bite


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closed bite

reduced vertical interarch distance with excessive vertical overlap of the anterior teeth.
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A dental malocclusion in which there is overbite—upper teeth cover the lower teeth—due to a decreased occlusal vertical dimension
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closed bite

Deep bite Dentistry A dental malocclusion in which there is overbite–upper teeth cover the lower teeth due to a ↓ occlusal vertical dimension
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closed bite

(klōzd bīt)
Reduced vertical interarch distance with excessive vertical overlap of the anterior teeth.
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closed bite

(klōzd bīt)
Form of reduced vertical bite in which the mandibular incisors are positioned near the lingual gingiva of the maxillary incisors.
Compare: deep bite
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