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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 71-73

Feeding obturator appliance for an infant with cleft lip and palate


1 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Subharti Dental College, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
2 Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Christian Dental College, Ludhiana, India

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Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Subharti Dental College, NH- 58, Delhi-Haridwar Bypass, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.79950

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Clefts of the palate, alveolus and lip are some of the most frequently encountered anomalies of the face. This article presents a case report of a neonate with cleft lip and palate in whom a feeding obturator was delivered. This article demonstrates the indications, construction, and benefits of a palatal obturator in an 11-day-old infant with a bilateral cleft lip and palate.






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