underbite


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un·der·bite

(ŭn'dĕr-bīt),
A nontechnical term applied to mandibular underdevelopment or to excessive maxillary development.

underbite

/un·der·bite/ (un´der-bīt) retrognathism.

underbite

(ŭn′dər-bīt′)
n.
A malocclusion in which the lower teeth overlap the upper teeth.

un·der·bite

(ŭn'dĕr-bīt)
A nontechnical term applied to mandibular underdevelopment or to excessive maxillary development.

un·der·bite

(ŭn'dĕr-bīt)
A nontechnical term applied to mandibular underdevelopment or to excessive maxillary development.

underbite,

n a nontechnical term for the vertical overlapping of mandibular teeth over upper teeth.
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Poneh Ghasri can use Invisalign aligners to treat most mild to moderate alignment issues, including crossbites, overbites, underbites, gapped teeth, crooked teeth and closely spaced teeth.
Shindler, Westlake Village cosmetic dentist, can use Invisalign to treat many simple and more complex misalignment issues, including crooked teeth, gapped teeth, closely spaced teeth, crossbites, overbites and underbites.
Sanders, expert in Invisalign braces in Rocklin, may recommend orthodontics to patients with crossbites, overbites, underbites or other misalignment problems.
Matt Comfort DDS has training in the specialized techniques needed to treat uneven teeth, overbites, overcrowding and underbites.
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