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 : 1999  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 146--9

Effects of variation of the timing of palatal repair on nasality of speech in complete cleft lip and palate children.


B Nandlal, A Tewari, AK Utreja, PS Chari, N Raghunathan 
 J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital, Chandigarh

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B Nandlal
J.S.S. Dental College & Hospital, Chandigarh

Nasality is related to factors like velopharyngeal closure and acoustic factors pertaining to cavities. The present investigation is a retrospective study aimed at evaluating the effects of variation in the timing of palatal repair on nasality during speech development in complete cleft lip and palate cases. It has been observed that the delay in palatal repair is associated with increase in nasality. Also, from the operated complete cleft lip and palate cases, it has been observed that the early and medium repair groups had almost similar effects on nasality of speech. (if they were operated before 36 months of age).


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Nandlal B, Tewari A, Utreja A K, Chari P S, Raghunathan N. Effects of variation of the timing of palatal repair on nasality of speech in complete cleft lip and palate children. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 1999;17:146-9


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Nandlal B, Tewari A, Utreja A K, Chari P S, Raghunathan N. Effects of variation of the timing of palatal repair on nasality of speech in complete cleft lip and palate children. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 1999 [cited 2021 Oct 20 ];17:146-9
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