Macrognathia

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Macrognathia refers to the condition of abnormally large jaws. It is also called 'megagnathia'.

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Treatment[edit]

Treatment is surgical. Osteotomies may be done in case of maxillary macrognathia. Mandibular macrognathia is generally managed by resection of a portion of the mandible followed by orthodontic treatment.

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