Palate dimensions in six-year-old children with unilateral cleft lip and palate: a six-center study on dental casts.

OBJECTIVE To compare palatal dimensions in 6-year-old children with unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) treated by different protocols with those of noncleft children. DESIGN Retrospective intercenter outcome study. Patients : Upper dental casts from 129 children with repaired UCLP and 30 controls were analyzed by the trigonometric method. SETTING… CONTINUE READING