Overbite

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Overbite

 

a type of occlusion, usually congenital, in which the alveolar process of the maxilla and the front teeth protrude forward considerably. When the jaws are in centric occlusion, there is no contact between the front teeth. Orthodontic and surgical methods are used to correct the condition.

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The effect of dental overbite on eustachian tube dysfunction in Iranian children.
The relationship between dental overbite and eustachian tube dysfunction.
All the patients were examined for Angle's classi-fication, overjet, overbite, open bite, crossbite, scissors bite, crowding and spacing according to method used by Bjork et al.
8% for adolescents and adults respectively, while severe overbite was present in 87.
This concept especially as applied to deep overbite patients, has been supported by others9 and produces variable results with regards to maintaining a level curve after treatment.
Orthodontic correction of overbite often involves leveling the curve of Spee by anterior intrusion, posterior extrusion, or a combination of these actions.