underbite

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un·der·bite

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

underbite

(ˈʌndəˌbaɪt)
n
(Anatomy) the protrusion of the lower jaw above the upper
vb (tr)
(Art Terms) art to use insufficient acid in etching
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Through orthodontic treatment, problems like overly crowded teeth, widely spaced teeth, overbites or underbites, incorrect jaw position, and disorders of the jaw corrected.
Not tackling these issues early can cause issues such as a flaring of teeth, underbites, and adult teeth erupting sideways through the gums.
Teeth are not always straight or aligned perfectly; they can lead to unsightly over- or underbites. Misaligned teeth can also lead to more serious complications, like abscesses, gum infections and tooth decay, mouth sores and improper chewing.