A comparison of the effects of the Latham-Millard procedure with those of a conservative treatment approach for dental occlusion and facial aesthetics in unilateral and bilateral complete cleft lip and palate: part I. Dental occlusion.

@article{Berkowitz2004ACO,
  title={A comparison of the effects of the Latham-Millard procedure with those of a conservative treatment approach for dental occlusion and facial aesthetics in unilateral and bilateral complete cleft lip and palate: part I. Dental occlusion.},
  author={Samuel Berkowitz and Marta L Mejia and Anna Bystrik},
  journal={Plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  year={2004},
  volume={113 1},
  pages={1-18}
}
The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of the Latham-Millard presurgical orthopedics, gingivoperiosteoplasty, and lip adhesion protocol with conservative treatment (nonpresurgical orthopedics without gingivoperiosteoplasty) for palatal and dental occlusion in complete bilateral and complete unilateral cleft lip and palate. All patients were from the South Florida Cleft Palate Clinic. A retrospective dental occlusal study was conducted using serial dental casts that had been taken… CONTINUE READING

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