Canine eruption in patients with complete cleft lip and palate.

  title={Canine eruption in patients with complete cleft lip and palate.},
  author={Kathleen A D D S Russell and Catherine McLeod},
  journal={The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association},
  volume={45 1},
OBJECTIVE To describe erupting maxillary canine positions in patients with bone-grafted alveolar clefts. SAMPLE The sample consisted of 101 cleft sites from patients with complete unilateral or bilateral cleft lip and palate who had early (< or =9 years) or late (>9 years) secondary alveolar bone grafts. METHODS Canine position was assessed using panoramic radiographs taken before and after alveolar bone grafts. Vertical canine positions were assessed using the long axis of the maxillary… CONTINUE READING