Sushma – A Case Of Mandibular Prognanthism

Sushma was born with excessive growth of the lower jaw, also known as mandibular prognathism. She came to St. John’s Medical College and Hospital for treatment at the age of 19 years.

Left, centre and right side view of Sushma

Sushma’s teeth were also misaligned. Treatment thus included orthodontics.

Patient’s teeth before treatment

Orthodontic treatment was provided prior to the surgery. It included expansion of the arches in order to increase their width.