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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 311-314

A new technique of impression making for an obturator in cleft lip and palate patient


1 Professor and HOD, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, St. Joseph Dental College, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India
2 Professor, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, St. Joseph Dental College, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India
3 Sr. Lecturer, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, St. Joseph Dental College, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
K S Ravichandra
Prof & HOD, Department of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry, St. Joseph Dental College, Eluru - 534 003, Andhra Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-4388.76165

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Cleft lip and palate is a birth defect occurring in the orofacial region. One of the immediate problems to be addressed in a newborn with this defect would be to aid in suckling and swallowing. Here we present a case of a 5-day-old infant with unilateral cleft lip and palate for whom feeding obturator was made by using a simplified impression technique to facilitate feeding.






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