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A malocclusion of the teeth in which the front upper incisor and canine teeth project over the lower.
(Dentistry) dentistry an extension of the upper front teeth over the lower front teeth when the mouth is closed. Also called: vertical overlap
occlusion in which the upper incisor teeth overlap the lower ones.
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|Noun||1.||overbite - (dentistry) malocclusion in which the upper teeth extend abnormally far over the lower teeth|
dental medicine, dentistry, odontology - the branch of medicine dealing with the anatomy and development and diseases of the teeth
malocclusion - (dentistry) a condition in which the opposing teeth do not mesh normally