Overjet

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Overjet
Classification and external resources
Specialty gastroenterology
ICD-10 K07.2
ICD-9-CM 524.26
Line drawing of upper and lower teeth in an overjet arrangement.
Overjet or horizontal overlap.

Overjet is the extent of horizontal (anterior-posterior) overlap of the maxillary central incisors over the mandibular central incisors. In class II (division I) malocclusion the overjet is increased as the maxillary central incisors are protruded.

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