Effect of Prosthodontic Rehabilitation of Maxillary Defects on Hypernasality of Speech.


PURPOSE To establish a correlation between the effective internal diameter of the maxillary defect, the resonating frequency, and the effectiveness of the definitive obturator in reducing the percentage nasality. MATERIALS AND METHODS Twenty-nine patients who underwent maxillectomy confined only to the hard palate (Aramany's class I and class II defect… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/jopr.12309


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