overbite


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overbite

 [o´ver-bīt]
extension of incisal ridges of the upper anterior teeth below the incisal ridges of the corresponding lower teeth when the jaws are closed normally.
Classification of overbite. From Darby and Walsh, 1994.

ver·ti·cal o·ver·lap

1. the extension of the upper teeth over the lower teeth in a vertical direction when the opposing posterior teeth are in contact in centric occlusion;
2. the distance that teeth lap over their antagonists vertically, especially for the distance that the upper incisal edges drop below the lower ones, but it may also describe the vertical relations of opposing cusps;
3. the relationship of the maxillary incisors to the mandibular incisors when the incisal edges pass each other in centric occlusion.
Synonym(s): overbite

overbite

(ō′vər-bīt′)
n.
A malocclusion of the teeth in which the front upper incisor and canine teeth project over the lower.

malocclusion of teeth

A form of dental malocclusion in which there is a reversal of the normal relationship of the mandibular and maxillary teeth, with lateral displacement of opposing teeth (i.e., a poor bite) and difficulty in mastication. Normally, mandibular teeth lie inside maxillary teeth and the outside mandibular cusps or incisal edges meet the central portion of opposing maxillary teeth.
 
Complications
Periodontal disease, caries.

ver·ti·cal o·ver·lap

(vĕr'ti-kăl ō'vĕr-lap)
1. The extension of the upper teeth over the lower teeth in a vertical direction when the opposing posterior teeth are in contact in centric occlusion.
2. The distance that teeth lap over their antagonists vertically.
3. The relationship of the maxillary incisors to the mandibular incisors when the incisal edges pass each other in centric occlusion.
Synonym(s): overbite.

ver·ti·cal o·ver·lap

(vĕr'ti-kăl ō'vĕr-lap)
1. Extension of upper teeth over lower teeth in a vertical direction when opposing posterior teeth are in contact in centric occlusion.
2. Distance that teeth lap over their antagonists vertically, especially for distance that the upper incisal edges drop below lower ones, but may also describe vertical relations of opposing cusps.
3. Relationship of maxillary to mandibular incisors when incisal edges pass each other in centric occlusion.
Synonym(s): overbite.
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Although there is insufficient evidence to determine which retainer is more effective in studies comparing Essix and Hawley retainers (5, 6), the overjet, overbite, maxillary and mandibular intercanine widths, intermolar widths, arch lengths, and irregularity indexes were evaluated with regard to clinical effectiveness.
The included Overjet (OJ), which is the distance in millimeters (parallel to the occlusal plane) from the most labial aspect of the maxillary central incisor to the most labial aspect of the mandibular central incisor;9 overbite (OB), which is the percentage of the mandibular central incisors overlapped by the maxillary central incisors;9 mandibular inter-canine width, which is the distance in millimeters between cusp tips or estimated cusp tips in cases of wear facets if primary canines are present;9 canine length,
La estabilidad a mediano o largo plazo esta asociada a una adecuada intercuspidacion, un overjet de 2-3 mm, overbite 3 mm, raices paralelas y dentro de su hueso basal, entre otros; sin embargo, existen casos de camuflaje severos donde se recomienda el uso de retenedores fijos permanente (24).
(23) While dental malocclusion, presenting clinically as increased overbite and posterior crossbite, has been implicated in OSA symptoms among growing patients, no such associations were observed in the present study among non-obese adult patients.
Skeletal and dentoalveolar features in patients with deep overbite malocclusion.
The most frequent anomaly was maxillary malalignment (83%), followed by lower incisor irregularity and excessive overbite (79%) and excessive overjet (63%).
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Los objetivos tanto esteticos como funcionales de este paciente frente al tratamiento fueron: armonizar arcos y darle una adecuada forma, mejorar distribucion de espacios, mejorar paralelismo radicular y asi permitir una buena via de erupcion de algunos dientes, lograr adecuado acople anterior, mejorar el overbite y el overjet y finalmente buscar oclusion funcional ayudandose de la preparacion ortodoncica pre quirurgica para realizar una vez coordinados los arcos superior e inferior cirugia ortognatica monomaxilar.
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