Lower Teeth Normal. — Fig. 131 illustrates this type, in which the lower teeth not only preserve their normal arch alignment but are in normal or benocclusion with the upper ones so far as the buccal teeth are concerned.
1905, Dentist’s Magazine I, Cogswell Dental Supply Company, page 291:
FACIAL HARMONY AND OCCLUSAL RELATION
Harmonious Relation of Features — Benocclusion — Malocclusion
The new terms introduced, “Benocclusion,” “Antocclusion,” “Postocclusion,” are apt and expressive and should be adopted generally by writers on orthodontia.
1906, The Dental Cosmos XLVIII, S.S. White Dental Manufacturing Co., page 138:
We would thus have the word — Benocclusion to denote normal occlusion, and it would be in entire accord with other Latin compounds — as benediction, benefactor, benevolence — that have been in use for ages.