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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 retrognathism

Definition: Posterior position of mandible with correct position of maxilla

The characteristics of mandibular retrognathism are:

  • Increased overjet
  • Posterior position of chin
  • Short, normal or long lower face
  • Angle Class II malocclusion
Mandibular retrognathism
Mandibular retrognathism
Mandibular retrognathism