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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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Maxillary retrognathism

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

The characteristics of maxillary retrognathism are:

  • Reversed dental overjet
  • protruding lower lip
  • Angle Class III malocclusion
Maxillary retrognathism