"Overbite" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
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.
- Deep Bite
- Deep Bites
- Over Bite
- Over Bites
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more general than "Overbite".
Below are MeSH descriptors whose meaning is more specific than "Overbite".
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