overjet

noun

over·​jet ˈō-vər-ˌjet How to pronounce overjet (audio)
: displacement of the mandibular teeth sideways when the jaws are held in the position they occupy in occlusion compare overbite

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“Overjet.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/overjet. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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