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1

Horizontal distance of the upper incisor of the upper incisor ahead of the lower incisors.
MEASURED IN MM

OVERJET

2

How to measure OVERJET

- Ask Patient to bite down
- Place front of tip of probe against middle 1/3 of mand. central incisor
-Record reading based on where incisal edge of max. central incisor lands on probe

3

is measured just like overjet, except the probe is place on the maxillary central incisor and the reading is based on where the incisal edge of the mandibular incisor rests. Record measurement in mm.

Underjet

4

The amount of vertical overlap that occurs when the maxillary incisors vertically overlap the mandibular incisors
NORMAL
MODERATE
SEVERE

Overbite

5

documented as anterior open bite or posterior open bite with the side of the mouth indicated, or bilateral.

OPEN BITE

6

When documenting occlusion you should indicate
__ or ___ or bilateral

right or left***

7

when classifying occlusion if you have a difference between canines and molars... Class 1 on molars and less than __ ___ off of class II on canines- Tendency

CUSP LENGTH***