• Occlusion
    • The meeting together of the upper and lower teeth and jaws
  • Openbite
    • A malocclusion in which the teeth do not meet together
  • Oral Surgery
    • The speciality of dentistry concerned with surgical procedures in and about the mouth and jaws
  • Orthodontics
    • Orthodontics is a specialised branch of dentistry concerned with the development and management of irregularities and abnormalities of the teeth, jaws and face. Its aim is to produce a healthy, functional bite, creating greater resistance to disease and improving personal appearance. This contributes to mental and physical well-being.
  • Orthodontist
    • A dentist who has special qualifications and training in orthodontics
  • Orthognathic Surgery
    • Correction of the jaws by means of an operation, usually combined with orthodontic straightening of the teeth
  • Overbite
    • occlusion in which the upper incisor teeth overlap the lower ones.
  • Overjet
    • The horizontal overlap of the upper teeth over the lower teeth

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