Maxillary protraction in adult cleft lip and palate by a rigid external distraction device with dentoskeletal anchorage

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OBJECTIVE The objective is to evaluate the effects of maxillary distraction osteogenesis (DO) in an adult patient with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) by using a rigid external distraction (RED) device with dentoskeletal anchorage. METHOD 31-year-old male patient with UCLP with severe maxillary hypoplasia, dolichofacial growth pattern, negative… (More)

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@inproceedings{Akarsu2012MaxillaryPI, title={Maxillary protraction in adult cleft lip and palate by a rigid external distraction device with dentoskeletal anchorage}, author={Bengisu Akarsu and Tulin Taner and Gokhan Tuncbilek and Mehmet Emin Mavili}, booktitle={European journal of dentistry}, year={2012} }