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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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer William F. Hohlt, DDS - Orthodontics
Last Revised January 2, 2013

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Last Updated: January 02, 2013
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