Metric results of vestibuloplasty in unilateral cleft patients.

Vestibuloplasty was performed on patients with completely closed cleft lip/alveolus or cleft lip/palate, using a mesh of polyglactin for covering the epithelial defect on the alveolar process. The vestibular height in the region of the teeth adjacent to the cleft was measured in 19 cases (average age 7.1 years) immediately before and after surgery as well… CONTINUE READING