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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 279-281

A novel approach for prosthodontic management of patient with cleft of palate


Department of Prosthodontics, SRCDSR, Faridabad, Haryana, India

Correspondence Address:
Shalini Goyal
House No 96, Block C, Sec-49, Noida - 201 301, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/JISPPD.JISPPD_269_16

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Nutrition is important in every stage of child development. A child born with cleft lip and palate may experience difficulties while feeding due to the lack of seal of the oral cavity due to incomplete facial and palatal structures. Difficulty in feeding leads to inadequate nutrition and affects the health. Children with cleft lip and palate need certain modifications to thrive and grow. Feeding difficulties should be assessed and intervened as early as possible, as they are an important aspect of multidisciplinary team approach in management and may have an impact on long-term outcome. This case report presents fabrication of feeding appliance in 6-month-old infant with cleft palate with ethylene vinyl acetate.






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