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 : 2004  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 8--12

Secondary bone grafting in cleft lip and palate with eruption of tooth into the graft : a case report.


P Batra, J Sharma, R Duggal, H Parkash 
 Division of Orthodontics, All Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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P Batra
Division of Orthodontics, All Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India

Secondary bone grafting in cleft lip and palate patients is performed preferably before the eruption of permanent canine in order to provide adequate periodontal support for eruption and preservation of the teeth adjacent to the cleft. Presented here with is a case of unilateral cleft lip and palate, which was followed up from birth to 15 years of age. The role of an orthodontist in the team approach for management of such anomalies is described. Also discussed in detail is the entire range of treatment procedures the child underwent, especially the role of secondary bone grafting.


How to cite this article:
Batra P, Sharma J, Duggal R, Parkash H. Secondary bone grafting in cleft lip and palate with eruption of tooth into the graft : a case report. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent 2004;22:8-12


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Batra P, Sharma J, Duggal R, Parkash H. Secondary bone grafting in cleft lip and palate with eruption of tooth into the graft : a case report. J Indian Soc Pedod Prev Dent [serial online] 2004 [cited 2021 Jun 14 ];22:8-12
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