Combined orthodontic-surgical management of residual palato-alveolar cleft defects.

@article{Boyne1976CombinedOM,
  title={Combined orthodontic-surgical management of residual palato-alveolar cleft defects.},
  author={Philip J. Boyne and N R Sands},
  journal={American journal of orthodontics},
  year={1976},
  volume={70 1},
  pages={20-37}
}
These cases are presented in detail from a series of fifteen cases treated in the described manner, with follow-up orthodontic documentation 2 to 5 years after PMCB grafts. The long-term results in all of the cases were excellent. Late or secondary bony reconstruction of the osseous alveolar and anterior palatal clefts may be accomplished with either an essentially nonviable autogenous graft or an autogenous particulate marrow and cancellous bone graft. The differences essentially are as… CONTINUE READING