A faulty occlusion of the teeth in which the upper incisors and canines project over the lower to an abnormal extent.
Webster's New World
Other Word Forms of Overbite
Overbite Sentence Examples
My two front teeth have been crossed for years and I also have an overbite.
Some teens have an overbite, where the upper jaw is larger than the lower jaw, or the opposite problem, which is called an underbite.
Headgear doesn't usually have to be worn the entire time a teen is wearing braces, but it will depend on the overbite and growth rate.
Her two older sisters and older brother used to call her "Bugs" because of her overbite, which she considers being the "hugest," and in Jr. High the mole on her left cheek was the source of much teasing from her classmates.
A deep overbite can cause significant pain and bone damage and may contribute to excessive wear on the incisors.