Occlusion or overbite describe how the upper and lower teeth bite together when closed

Before and after photos on dental occlusion treatment for overbite performed in our NYC Braces Orthodontics office.

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Cosmetic dentistry with porcelain laminates dental veneers to close an anterior open bite. Anterior open bite is a lack of, or actually, a negative overbite.

1) “Before” photo with broken centrals and open bite. This patient also had a dental prophylaxis teeth cleaning and teeth whitening.
2) Facial depth cut for porcelain tooth veneer on #9.
3) Initial preparation on #8 and #9.
4) Final preparation of #8 and #9.
5) Slightly reducing contact with sandpaper strip.
6) Retraction cord packed before impression.
7) Final porcelain teeth veneers.
8) Porcelain veneers cemented.

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Smile Analysis & Facial Profile. This supermodel had a perfect smile. She had only 1 mm of both overbite and overjet. This is considered an aesthetically beautiful. Over bite – or overbite – is a vertical measure of how much the upper teeth overlap or hide the lower teeth when the teeth bite is closed – maximum intercuspation. Over jet – or overjet – is a horizontal measure of how far towards the lip the upper front teeth are relative to the lower front teeth when the teeth bite is closed – maximum intercuspation or IC position.