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Occlusion is the relationship of your upper teeth to your lower teeth. It also covers the relationship of your upper and lower jaw. In normal occlusion, the upper teeth protrude slightly outside and below the lower teeth. Overbite and underbite are common examples of the misaligned jaw where the upper and lower teeth do not meet properly.
Underbite condition is a misalignment of teeth which can cause pain, additional wear and tear of the tooth enamel, alter the speech, and the ability to chew. It is mostly a genetic condition but, in rare cases, it can result due to childhood habits such as thumb sucking, excessive use of the pacifier, mouth breathing, etc.