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Overbite MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Overbite
Tree Number(s)
C07.793.494.630.500
Unique ID
D057887
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D057887
Scope Note
A malocclusion in which maxillary incisor and canine teeth project over the mandibular teeth excessively. The overlap is measured perpendicular to the occlusal plane and is also called vertical overlap. When the overlap is measured parallel to the occlusal plane it is referred to as overjet.
Entry Term(s)
Deep Bite
Deep-Bite
Incisor Protrusion
Over Bite
Overjet, Dental
Previous Indexing
Malocclusion (1963-2010)
Malocclusion, Angle Class II (1979-2010)
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Revision Date
2017/02/24
Overbite Preferred
Overjet, Dental Related
Incisor Protrusion Related
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