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The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement

Formerly World Journal of Orthodontics

Edited by
Rafi Romano, DMD, MSc (Editor-in-Chief)

ISSN 2160-2999 (print) / ISSN 2160-3006 (online)

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Winter 2010
Volume 11 , Issue 4

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Treatment Of A Patient With A Bilateral Cleft Lip And Palate With Implants And Surgery Of The Maxillary Anterior Region

Panchali Batra, BDS, MDS/Vikas Agrawal, BDS, MDS/H. Jyothi Kiran, BDS, MDS/Shivalinga Barsapur Madanagowda, BDS, MDS

Pages: 380386
PMID: 21491005

Caring for patients with bilateral cleft lips and palates requires an interdisciplinary approach. The treatment of such a patient is described. Therapy comprised maxillary expansion, mini-implant insertion, premaxillary osteotomy, and vomeroplasty, which led to a drastic improvement of the occlusion and facial appearance. World J Orthod 2010;11:380386.

Key words: bilateral cleft lip and palate, mini-implants, expansion appliance, premaxillary osteotomy, vomeroplasty

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