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Prognathism

Prognathism

Overview

Prognathism is a descriptive term for a jaw (lower or upper) that protrudes forward beyond the plane of the face.

Review Date 2/6/2020

Updated by: Michael Kapner, DDS, Family and Cosmetic Dentistry, Norwalk, CT. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, Brenda Conaway, Editorial Director, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.