over·jet 'ō-vər-.jet n displacement of the mandibular teeth sideways when the jaws are held in the position they occupy in occlusion compare OVERBITE

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the horizontal overlap of the upper incisor teeth in front of the lower ones.

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over·jet (oґvər-jet″) horizontal overlap.

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