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Authors

Scott Bartlett, Michael Ehrenfeld, Gerson Mast, Adrian Sugar

Executive Editor

Ed Ellis III

General Editor

Daniel Buchbinder

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Mandibular prognathism

Definition: Anterior position of mandible with correct position of maxilla.

The characteristics of mandibular prognathism are:

  • Reversed dental overjet
  • Anterior over-projection of chin (increased chin prominence)
  • Protruding lower lip
  • Angle Class III malocclusion
Mandibular prognathism
Mandibular prognathism
Mandibular prognathism