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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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Maxillary alveolar retrusion

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

The characteristics of maxillary alveolar retrusion are:

  • No or negative overjet
  • Prominent lower lip
Maxillary alveolar retrusion
Maxillary alveolar retrusion