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An underbite is a condition in which the lower front teeth sit farther forward than the upper front teeth. It can cause your chin to jut out, and you may have trouble chewing. An underbite can be corrected with orthodontic treatment, such as braces, or with surgery.
Last Revised: May 28, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & William F. Hohlt, DDS - Orthodontics
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