Dental Arches and Occlusion in Bilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Patients after Two Different Routines for Palatal Surgery

@article{Melissaratou2002DentalAA,
  title={Dental Arches and Occlusion in Bilateral Cleft Lip and Palate Patients after Two Different Routines for Palatal Surgery},
  author={Artemis Melissaratou and Hans Friede},
  journal={Journal of Orofacial Orthopedics / Fortschritte der Kieferorthop{\"a}die},
  year={2002},
  volume={63},
  pages={300-314}
}
Background: Delayed hard palate repair (DHPR) is believed by many researchers to improve maxillary growth and facial appearance in patients born with cleft lip and palate. However, only few studies dealing with the midfacial growth outcome after this type of surgery in bilateral cleft patients have been published. Patients and Method: The purpose of this… CONTINUE READING