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Scott Bartlett, Michael Ehrenfeld, Gerson Mast, Adrian Sugar

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Ed Ellis III

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Daniel Buchbinder

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Mandibular alveolar retrusion

Definition: Isolated posterior position and/or tilting of mandibular anterior alveolar process.

The characteristics of mandibular alveolar retrusion are:

  • Retrusion of mandibular anterior teeth
  • May have deep labiomental sulcus
Mandibular alveolar retrusion