Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
Journal of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry                           
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 71--73

Feeding obturator appliance for an infant with cleft lip and palate


P Chandna1, VK Adlakha1, N Singh2 
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

Correspondence Address:
P Chandna
Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, Subharti Dental College, NH- 58, Delhi-Haridwar Bypass, Meerut, Uttar Pradesh
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Chandna P, Adlakha V K, Singh N. Feeding obturator appliance for an infant with cleft lip and palate.J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2011;29:71-73


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Chandna P, Adlakha V K, Singh N. Feeding obturator appliance for an infant with cleft lip and palate. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2011 [cited 2019 Oct 13 ];29:71-73
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