Alveolar bone grafting in the treatment of midline alveolar cleft and diastema in incomplete median cleft lip.

Abstract

Median cleft lip is a rare congenital anomaly. The wide diastema with mesial tipping observed in these patients has been largely overlooked. A midline submucosal alveolar cleft prevents adequate treatment. The purpose of this article is to describe an alveolar bone grafting (ABG) technique used in the combined surgical-orthodontic approach to diastema… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijom.2008.07.010

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@article{Liao2008AlveolarBG, title={Alveolar bone grafting in the treatment of midline alveolar cleft and diastema in incomplete median cleft lip.}, author={H F Liao and Chien-Hsien Chen and L. E. Bergeron and Ellen Wen-Ching Ko and Phil K T Chen and Y L Chen}, journal={International journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery}, year={2008}, volume={37 10}, pages={886-91} }