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Underbite

An underbite is a condition in which the teeth and jaw are misaligned, making the lower front teeth farther forward than the upper front teeth. An underbite creates a jutting chin and makes chewing difficult.

Last Revised: January 2, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William F. Hohlt, DDS - Orthodontics




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