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An underbite is a condition in which the lower front teeth sit farther forward than the upper front teeth. It can cause your chin to jut out, and you may have trouble chewing. An underbite can be corrected with orthodontic treatment, such as braces, or with surgery.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerWilliam F. Hohlt, DDS - Orthodontics

Current as ofNovember 14, 2014

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Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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