jaw repositioning


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jaw re·po·si·tion·ing

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.

jaw repositioning

Changing of the position of the mandible in relation to the maxilla by altering the occlusion of the teeth.
See also: repositioning

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.