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the changing of any relative position of the mandible to the maxillae, by altering the occlusion of the natural or artificial teeth or by surgical means.
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Changing of the position of the mandible in relation to the maxilla by altering the occlusion of the teeth.
See also: repositioning
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jaw re·po·si·tion·ing(jaw rēpŏ-zishŭn-ing)
Changing of any relative position of mandible to maxillae, by altering occlusion of natural or artificial teeth or by surgical means.
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