Authors of section


Scott Bartlett, Michael Ehrenfeld, Gerson Mast, Adrian Sugar

Executive Editor

Ed Ellis III

General Editor

Daniel Buchbinder

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Maxillary prognathism

Definition: Maxilla in anterior position with normal position of mandible.

The characteristics of maxillary prognathism are:

  • Large overjet
  • Deep labiomental sulcus
  • Angle Class II malocclusion
Maxillary prognathism